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Linux/Unix - /etc/sudoers - host definition

can anybody tell me in which case the sudo host definition is useful? I mean this part of a line in the sudoers file: bob host1 = NOPASSWD: reboot In which environment (except sudo via LDAP) do I ...
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2answers
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linux: shorter 'host' command output

I'm using dns to manage my virtual hosts. In order to do so I query my nameserver with the host command for for certain values is need. For example: > host -t txt mycl1.vz mycl1.vz.myserver.de ...
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0answers
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domain generating webpages from an old installation

I recently started an account with a new hosting service and changed the "A" record of one of my domains to point to the new ip address. The domain is still generating webpages from the old ...
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1answer
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How to add access to a host via symbolic name?

From one LAN I have access to the host 10.0.0.*** via symbolic name say a007, which was added to my /etc/hosts as: 10.0.0.*/*/* a007 But now I need to use this host as a007 from another LAN and I ...
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How to set multiple subdomains in the host file (DNS)?

I have a lot of subdomains in the main domain xxx.zzz So, for this domain, I can have aaa.xxx.zzz bbb.xxx.zzz ccc.xxx.zzz ddd.xxx.zzz eee.xxx.zzz ....ETC.... Istead of adding each subdomain in ...
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votes
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Auto-storing server host key in cache with plink

i've been trying to issue commands using plink to retrieve information from my external server. note that these plink commands are ran from a binary that expects no input from the user. is there a ...
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How do I change the name of my resolve host? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is reverse DNS? Traceroute an IP and the last entry gives me the host the IP resolved to. How do I change that?
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2answers
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Mail server and web server on different servers

I am writing a PHP application for a client who currently hosts their website on a shared domain with fasthosts. The PHP application is going to be stored on a dedicated server at our location. Part ...
2
votes
1answer
681 views

Accessing guest VirtualBox console via headless host SSH?

I've looked quite some time for this, and just can't find anything. Is there a way to access a VirtualBox guest consolle, via headless host SSH session? I.e. without any RDP/VNC protocols, just like ...
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2answers
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Why is hostname lookup in ssh returning a different result?

I have one machine with two ips, Something like this, (/etc/hosts) 10.204.65.18 blahdb01.us.oracle.com blahdb01 10.204.63.56 blah01.us.oracle.com blah01 Now, whenever I do, ssh blah01 ...