[CentOS] 6.2 How to change hostname for each individual IP

Sun Apr 8 07:52:24 UTC 2012
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 04/08/12 12:19 AM, Jonathan Vomacka wrote:
> I am referring to when binding one of the IP alias to an application.
> For example if I take any application installed on my server and tell it
> to connect to another source from a specific IP alias, or listen on a
> specific alias, there are issues with the hostname. When an external
> source does a lookup, it comes with the server's hostname instead of the
> hostname I want to show up for that specific IP. Do you know why this
> happens?

the name of the host is constant, it doesn't change with the IP address 
that a specific connection happens to be using.

but, when you say, 'external source does a lookup', what /exactly/ do 
you mean?

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