On Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:40:24 -0700, Phil Smith wrote:
>
>What I'm really looking for is a way for a user-possibly a sysprog-to define 
>or override a hostname-to-IP mapping to test something. We keep coming across 
>customer systems that don't have a DNS entry for a server that uses SSL (TLS), 
>and getting a DNS update requires an act of Congress, so we wind up waiting. 
>Some of them know they can't update /etc/hosts, but if they can, it doesn't 
>always seem to take effect.
>
In the interim, could they just use the IP address?

Or choose a friendly nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf?

-- gil

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