It can also be used to resolve hostnames on small networks with no DNS server. For more information, refer to the hosts man page.
This file specifies the IP addresses of DNS servers and the search domain. For more information about this file, refer to the resolv.conf man page.
This file specifies routing and host information for all network interfaces.
For each network interface, there is a corresponding interface configuration script. Each of these files provide information specific to a particular network interface.