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Old 06-22-2011
loghost in etc hosts

I configure the /etc/hosts in red aht ES 5.4
I want to ask what is the function of "loghost "..
If I miss it , any different or problem ??/
Below is the etc/hosts file localhost A.abc.com A loghost B.abc.com B C.abc.com C
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Old 06-22-2011
Loghost alias is used by syslog to determine where to send its messages. Check /etc/syslog.conf for ifdef(`LOGHOST',,) entries.
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