Re: passwordless ssh between machines

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 10:56:35AM -0600, Benny Helms wrote:
location) and setting /etc/hosts.conf to look at /etc/hosts first, then DNS by
creating that file with only the following line:

order hosts,bind

On some other Unix systems, the relevant file is called /etc/nsswitch.conf
and the configuration looks something like:

hosts: files [NOTFOUND=continue] dns

The documentation for that may be in nsswitch.conf(5) (e.g. Linux) or
in switch(4) (e.g. HP-UX). "man -k switch" may also be helpful.