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Why use FQDN as DNS-server option in DHCP?

I've seen multiple default configurations of DHCP-servers with a FQDN set as the DNS-server option. Doesn't this imply a catch-22, or the need for that DNS-server to be in the hosts file of every ...
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Test machine (Win7 laptop) redirect server UNC paths back to same test machine

I have a Windows7 laptop for developing at home. The live application makes calls to the SQL Database ("CANCENTRESRV") which I have been succesful in redirecting back to the my laptop using HOSTS ...
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Does not having FQDN in /etc/hosts cause any problems?

Just been looking through some servers and seen that the external ip is set up with the full and short names the wrong way round, e.g.: a.b.c.d myserver myserver.mycompany.org What sort of problems ...
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Editing hosts file - will removing default settings cause trouble?

I'm running a CentOS 5.4 machine and had trouble getting sendmail to work. After a bunch of researching, I found out that I needed to change my servers FQDN. /etc/hosts had the following: ...
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What should my FQDN be?

When I setup my server, the guide said to use ns1.domain.com, (both my nameservers are ns1.domain.com and ns2.domain.com). However, recently, I changed it to www.domain.com, and everything works.. ...