Making a hostname show up in a traceroute, ala rednote

Stephen Clower steve at
Sun Feb 13 20:02:05 EST 2005


     Not sure how Redhat's set up, but in Slackware there's a file called /etc/hosts which allows you to assign aliases to various IP addresses.

On Sunday, February 13, 2005, 6:55:23 PM, you stood on a roof and loudly proclaimed:

> Hello all.
>     Recently, a friend of mine who is starting up a hosting
> company set hostnames on his boxes that are sitting on the planet. 
> As an example, he wants to show
> up as when one traces to this server, a
> lot like how rednote shows up.  Any ideas on how this is done?
> Thanks,
> Nick
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