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NAD710 Lab 4 Answers

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1. Which file stores the computer's host name?


2. Which file stores the static IP addresses ?


3. Which file stores the static hostname to IP address mapping ?


4. Which file stores the DNS servers IP addresses ?


'5. What information is stored in /etc/sysconfig/network file ?

This file stores information like computer's hostname.
This file looks like


7. Pick one of the following system configuration program and determine what files are being used to store the configure parameters:

a. system-config-firewall

  • /etc/sysconfig/iptables
  • /proc/net/ip_tables_matches
  • /proc/net/ip_tables_names
  • /proc/net/ip_tables_targets
  • please put your name here

b. system-config-printer

  • list of files here
  • your name here

c. system-config-users

  • /etc/group- >>> Saves new users and UID's in this file.
  • /etc/sysconfig/system-config-users >>> Each time you open this utility, this file gets edited.
  • /etc/passwd >>> This file stores the users, UID's, users home directory and users login shell
  • /etc/gshadow >>> This file stores a new group created.
  • Mohak Vyas

d. system-config-display

  • list of files here
  • your name here

e. system-config-services

  • list of files here
  • your name here