Subject: Re: FTP connection showing incorrect hostname
To: Phil Pereira <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/12/2003 09:11:25
On Sun, 11 May 2003, Phil Pereira wrote:

> I have now setup my FTP server; however, when it is connected to - it
> displays an incorrect hostanme for itself, eg. it says:
> Connected to
> instead of
> Connected to
> Any way I can change this?  My /etc/myname file is correct and
> everything else seems right - even the correct name is displayed when
> the system boots. Any ideas?

This "Connected to" message is from the FTP client. The client uses
getaddrinfo(3) to do this name lookup.

So check the /etc/hosts, nsswitch and DNS setup for the client system (not
the server).

   Jeremy C. Reed