In computer sciences, an alias is a name which usually designates an already-named reference.

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Where do I put the Alias?

alias py='python' Do I put that in my .bashrc?
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Can sendmail re-route sending of email?

I have a redmine install, that uses sendmail to notify users of issue updates. I have access to the admin account, and also to my regular account. I cannot enter my regular email as the admin account ...
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How to use aliases for remote hosts when accessing locally

I would like to use an alias for a remote host. For example, when instead of "ping giraffe.foo.bar.com" I want to do "ping giraffe", but only when I do it from my own machine. I am able to do this for ...
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Is it possible for DNS to direct traffic to different ports? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use DNS to redirect domain to specific port on my server Right now I have a DNS CNAME record that makes ftp.angryoctopus.net an alias for the actual FTP URL ...
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How to create an alias for a named SQL Server instance

On my developer computer I have an SQL Server instance named *developer_2005*. In the resource setting files of a C# application we are creating, the instance name is set to foobar (not really, but ...
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Postfix - How to alias some user@host.com to another user, but only for certain values of “host.com”?

I have a Postfix email setup. It's handle a few domains (i.e. I have them in my mynetworks in my main.cf). I have a normal unix account and use that to log in, and get my mail. My personal email ...
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Redirect all non-www subdomains to main www domain with Apache2

I have a website (domain.com) and I would like to redirect all my secondary domains (domain2.com, domain3.com) and all the subdomains of these domains (*.domain.com, *.domain2.com...) to the main ...
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Can apache use the Alias directive to fetch a file?

I was wondering if there is a way to use the Alias directive with just one file. Or there was a hack to do this, without having to go into another directory.
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CNAME record/alias in windows hosts file?

Is it possible to enter some sort of CNAME record or alias in the windows hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts)? Basically I want to forward all requests made to host A to host B, ...
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Mod Alias redirect loop - Why?

Why would AliasMatch /browzerResources "/srv/default/browzerResources" <Directory "/srv/default/browzerResources"> Options Indexes MultiViews AllowOverride None Order allow,deny Allow from ...
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iptables rule not working on aliased interface even with interface and destination set

I have 2 IP address, 1 bound to eth0 and the other bound to an aliased interface, eth0:1, both of these interfaces work without a problem. However, in iptables I have the following set of rules: -A ...
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Security Cert issue with DNS Alias for RDP

I wonder if someone can help me - I'm a complete newbie when it comes to administering servers so apologies if I'm missing something obvious... We've decided on a naming convention which uses ...
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Using www.example.com as the A record

I want example.com and *.example.com to always resolve to www.example.com So if I set the DNS records as: www A server ip (root) CNAME www.example.com * CNAME ...
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Including additional alias files in Sendmail

I've run into an issue with a piece of third party software that creates it's own alias file to be used by sendmail. Looking through the configuration options, google, and the man pages it seems like ...
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Setting up DNS records

Hi i have a question about managing DNS records. Lets say i have a single server that contains an IIS server and an SQL server. A friend of mine has suggested that i have a single A record that points ...
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Setting email nickname for aliased domain in Google Apps

I have set up my main domain for Google Apps (intecro.com) and I've set alias domain in Google Apps for (intecro.cz). I have administrator account admin@intecro.com and it automaticaly gave me ...
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Is it possible to hide a malicious alias in Bash on Linux?

Is it possible to conceal the existence of a malicious alias in Bash on a Linux system and have it executed by the user without their knowledge?
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where is the “module” a command coming from - aka why it doesn't show up in alias?

Consider the following: $ module cmdModule.c(166):ERROR:11: Usage is 'module command [arguments ...] ' Modules Release 3.2.6 2007-02-14 (Copyright GNU GPL v2 1991): Usage: module [ switches ] ...
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Setup DNS shortcut with BIND

I need to setup an internal shortcut for DeployStudioPC in BIND to point the alias "deploystudiopc" to an IP address. I can't see how to set that up. I can add it to one of my internal zones, but then ...
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snow leopard (osx): sudo preserving environment

Greetings, I would like to preserve my aliases after sudoing on OSX: sudo -s . .profile Is it possible to achieve this on a SINGLE command line? - i.e. something like: sudo -s ; . .profile tks ...
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DNS CNAME Record windows 2003 R2 server by IP address

I am trying to add a CNAME record to point to an ip address. I have added the CNAME record to the primary DNS server that looks like this: foobar Alias(CNAME) 192.168.50.11 I restarted the DNS ...
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Issue with SSH Aliases and Tunneling

I want to connect to server B which is behind a firewall, using AliasForB. I SSH to server A first, and then from there I can SSH to server B. I am attempting to connect directly to server B by typing ...
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Alias to twisted server content?

I have buildbot, using twisted, configured to run on port 8010. If I navigate to http://mysite.com:8010 I can access everything just fine. However, I want people to see the page at ...
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Basic apache alias question

Right now I access my dev. server as localhost. How do I change it so that I can type "myservername" and it will work as an "alias" for localhost? Thanks
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Directory alias vs variable in profile

What are the advantages of aliasing a directory (in my .profile) as opposed to setting a shell variable to it (and exporting of course). alias MY_DIR=/usr/local/data/test/ vs ...