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2answers
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Hosts File Failover [closed]

My software uses DNS Name to connect to the Server. My Clients sometimes need to work off site and in such a case they use Hamachi to connect to the server. I would like to know if it is possible to ...
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3answers
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hosts file ignored, how to troubleshoot?

The hosts file on Windows computers is used to bind certain name strings to specific IP addresses to override other name resolution methods. Often, one decides to change the hosts file, and discovers ...
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1answer
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Windows redirect by port? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Forward Incoming Traffic with Windows hosts file? In Windows you can redirect traffic from a host by using the hosts file. C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts ...
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vote
2answers
605 views

Simple DNS Server or Tool for Local Web App Development

When I develop web-apps I sometimes have to hard-code full URLs into my generated markup. Even though one can generally get by using relative URLs a la <a ...
1
vote
1answer
171 views

localhost won't load after adding directives to httpd on WAMP Apache 2.2xx

I am not very experienced with configuring httpd, and I am following a tutorial to view my site w/ domain name under localhost. My localhost just blanks out and my apache services won't restart. I ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Is it true that hosts doesn't work in VPN?

C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts Seems it's no longer working after I switch on the VPN. Is it the case ,or just my own mistake?
3
votes
4answers
258 views

Windows Hosts File Location

I've got a general query regarding the location of the hosts file on Windows. It resides at this location: f:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts My question is why? Could Microsoft have picked a ...
1
vote
1answer
262 views

Flexible/variable/wildcard vhosts/hosts

I am using wamp, have all my projects in E:\webs\*projectname*\htdocs I want to access all of them in my browser with http://*projectname*.loc is there a way i can set up hosts and vhosts files ...
8
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5answers
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How to have Windows Server DNS use hosts file to resolve specific host names

[NOTE: The solution of this question is perfect, by something stray away from what the title indicates.] I'm facing a small problem with Windows Server 2003 DNS service. In my corporation, I'm ...
9
votes
1answer
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CNAME record/alias in windows hosts file?

Is it possible to enter some sort of CNAME record or alias in the windows hosts file (C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts)? Basically I want to forward all requests made to host A to host B, ...
5
votes
7answers
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What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?

I'm having a DNS resolving issue that is affecting the performance of my locally hosted web site when browse it on my local machine. If I attach my network's DNS suffix to my local machine name when ...
4
votes
7answers
3k views

Using a Virtual Windows Machine to browse a local website: is it possible?

During our webdevelopment process, we often need to test the layout of our applications and websites in several browsers. Since running all of these browsers stand-alone is nearly imposible and ...
3
votes
3answers
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Internet Explorer not bypassing proxy for local addresses

I've got a machine here that's running a website. It's only really a development machine but it has IIS on it for testing purposes. Problem is that when pages get loaded in internet explorer using the ...