name resolve order for hosts allow

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Wed Feb 28 16:40:44 GMT 2001

On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 10:02:11 Danny Travis wrote:
> The hosts allow statement in the shares section does not seem to use
> wins even though the name resolve order has wins before hosts. It
> appears to only use gethostbyaddr, no matter what the name resolve
> order has.

Yes.  That is correct.  You could of course use a nss_wins
module to configure hostname lookups on you server.

Cheers, jerry
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