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Can I map a domain to another domain (mirror)?

I wish to map php.net to de.php.net, so when I access something like php.net/whatever, the browser will display stuff from de.php.net/whatever (the mirror is faster :P).

Adding this line in the hosts file doesn't seem work:

php.net de.php.net

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Yes, it doesn't work. The hosts file maps ip addresses to host names. It does not map host names to host names or aliases to host names.

You'll need to use DNS to accomplish your goal.

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