HOSTS file configuration

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Wed Sep 14 07:43:56 MDT 2005


On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 at 05:46 -0600, Steve wrote:
> So ideally it should look like this then?

Well if I were handwriting it, It'd look something like this:

> $ttl 300
> biocoin.com.    IN    SOA    ns1.biocoin.com. smorrey.gmail.com. (
>            1126368331
>            3000
>            3600
>            3000
>            3000 )
> ns1.biocoin.com.    IN    A    69.60.117.0
> ns2.biocoin.com.    IN    A    69.60.117.0
> biocoin.com.            IN    NS    ns1.biocoin.com.
> biocoin.com.         IN    NS    ns2.biocoin.com.
> biocoin.com.            IN    A    69.60.117.0
> www.biocoin.com.    IN    A    69.60.117.0
> biocoin.com.    IN    MX    1    mail.biocoin.com.
> mail.biocoin.com.    IN    A    69.60.117.0

$ttl 5m
@    IN    SOA    ns1.biocoin.com. smorrey.gmail.com. (
     1126368331 ; I don't even want to try to convert this to
                ; human-readable so early in the morning.
     50m
     1h
     50m
     50m )

     IN A  69.60.117.0 ; are you really sure about this address?

     IN NS ns1
     IN NS ns2

     IN MX 1 mail

ns1  IN A 69.60.117.0
ns2  IN A 69.60.117.0
www  IN A 69.60.117.0
mail IN A 69.60.117.0



I sure hope you have a monospaced-font-MUA to fully appreciate how much
better this looks.

-- 
 Hans Fugal                 | If more of us valued food and cheer and
 http://hans.fugal.net/     | song above hoarded gold, it would be a
 http://gdmxml.fugal.net/   | merrier world.  
                            |         -- J.R.R. Tolkien
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