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dns-hosts-import(1)	    General Commands Manual	   dns-hosts-import(1)

NAME
       dns-hosts-import	- generate DNS tables from /etc/hosts entries

SYNOPSIS
       dns-hosts-import	[ option...  ] filename...
       dns-hosts-import	-Help
       dns-hosts-import	-VERSion

DESCRIPTION
       The  dns-hosts-import  program is used to read your /etc/hosts file and
       generate	a DNS forward map from it, as a	first step to configuring DNS.

OPTIONS
       The following options are understood:

       -Help
	       Provide some help with using the	dns-hosts-import program.

       -VERSion
	       Print the version of the	dns-hosts-import  program  being  exe-
	       cuted.

       All other options will produce a	diagnostic error.

EXAMPLE
       If you have an /etc/hosts file which looks like this:
       By using	the following command
	      %	dns-hosts-import /etc/hosts hosts-tmp
	      %
       You will	see an output file of the form
	      $origin example.com.
	      @		      in      soa     example.com. hostmaster.example.com. (
					      3	      ;	serial
					      10800   ;	refresh: 3 hours
					      1800    ;	retry: 30 minutes
					      604800  ;	expire:	1 week
					      86400 ) ;	minimum: 1 day
	      mercury	      in      a	      182.168.1.1
	      venus	      in      a	      182.168.1.2
	      earth	      in      a	      182.168.1.3
	      mars	      in      a	      182.168.1.4
	      jupiter	      in      a	      182.168.1.5
	      saturn	      in      a	      182.168.1.6
	      neptune	      in      a	      182.168.1.7
	      uranus	      in      a	      182.168.1.8
	      pluto	      in      a	      182.168.1.9
	      lp	      in      cname   pluto
       You  are	 expected to manually edit this	into the rest of the database.
       You especially need to put sensable values into the SOA record.

       See dns-hosts(1)	for how	to retrieve your /etc/hosts file once you have
       imported	it.

							   dns-hosts-import(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | EXAMPLE

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