[CentOS] /etc/hosts - hostname alias for 127.0.0.1

Sean Carolan scarolan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 16:34:24 UTC 2011


Can anyone point out reasons why it might be a bad idea to put this
sort of line in your /etc/hosts file, eg, pointing the FQDN at the
loopback address?

127.0.0.1    hostname.domain.com hostname   localhost localhost.localdomain



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