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Testing domain with host file

I'm currently working migrating a WordPress installation (live on the web) from one hosting solution to another. In doing so, I am testing the new hosting solution (shared server) by editing my local ...
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Hostname is not mapped to the ip address correctly [closed]

I recently installed Wordpress on my home server running Arch Linux. Everything else works smoothly except that when try to access the server externally, the style sheet is not rendered. I have read ...
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Override localhost IP Adress in Windows 8.1 [migrated]

I'm trying to set up Windows 8.1 virtual machine through VirtualBox for testing a server running on my Mac (running Yosemite 10.10.3). VirtualBox sets up a the IP 10.0.2.2 to point to the host ...
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KMS activation without DNS

I'm loading a small sized isolated lab with Windows 7 and Office 2013. There are enough hosts to use KMS. In addition the lab does not have DNS as a service available, every host will use a static ...
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Nslookup not using hosts file

So I've set public IP on the hosts file for a certain public IP address, but it picks up private ip from nowhere or from DNS. Content of windows hosts file C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\Hosts ...
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Is this a Windows 7 Bug Caused by the Computer's IP in the Hosts File?

Our lab uses several ruggedized military laptops in a closed-network business environment. These computers are running identical Windows 7 versions, networked with static IP's, running Apache Tomcat ...
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Map IP to another IP

Assume the following scenario, if I have a local machine (A) the requests another machine (B) using B's internal IP without regard the ports. But A and B are not on the same network, however, B has a ...
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Cannot write to /etc/hosts file from Dockerfile with RUN

I am making a docker image using a pretty simple Dockerfile. Inside the Dockerfile I have this command: RUN printf "192.92.13.243 www.hahaha.com \n" >> /etc/hosts The command itself seems to ...
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Lynx command line browser and the 'hosts' file

I am building a small web app for my company and currently I have this weird issue: I have 2 instances of the web app running, one accessible through the internet and another one for internal ...
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Slow sudo and ssmtp (hosts file wrong?)

I'm running an Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS and when I type sudo su it takes 30+ seconds to open the shell. Searching on internet, this problem seems related to the file /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname. ...
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Serve a single webpage from my IP for a particular host/domain within Windows? [closed]

I am wanting to serve a single webpage from my IP for a particular host/domain within Windows. Is this even possible? Any ideas how to achieve this? Is it possible to have something like this in ...
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How to use pfSense as a firewall in order to assign url whitelists to IP groups

In a corporate network without DHCP, the temporary solution to whitelist a couple of useful sites is to change the hosts file under Windows/System32/drivers/etc/ but since modern sites tend to change ...
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Share /etc/hosts between root machine and containers

I have a Centos machine with OpenVZ containers. For each container I have an alias in /etc/hosts. I would like to be able to share the /etc/hosts between the root and the containers. Is there a way to ...
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Hosts file to block a website [closed]

I have seen a blog saying that we can block some websites using our hosts file. I have tried the same (shown below), but failed. Entry added in host file as below: 127.0.0.1 www.google.com I ...
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Why not assign the hostname to the loopback address in /etc/hosts?

So I understand that the hostname should (at least in Debian systems) be set in /etc/hostname. To get the FQDN (through hostname -f) the system finds the IP from the hostname through /etc/hosts and ...
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Relation between server_name in nginx sites-available, /etc/hosts file and A-records

I have the following two server-blocks in my config-file in sites-available: server { listen 80; server_name www.mydomain.be; root /usr/share/nginx/html; index index.html ...
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Deny requests for other domains in Apache 2

Let's say I have xy.com running on a server powered by Apache. It's the default virtual host. Now someone has rewritten his hosts file to redirect yz.com to my server's IP. As my server doesn't know a ...
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Can winbind influence name resolution in Linux

I have to Linux boxes on vagrant, the have the same /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/hosts, but one is using winbind to do SSO with Active Directory. When I try to resolve the domain controllers with: dig ...
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Hostname aliases in LDAP and phpLDAPadmin

What is the best method of storing multiple hostname aliases in LDAP? Currently, the hosts file I wish to migrate has many entries such as 172.24.3.54 workstation114.example.net wks114 exphost3 ...
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How to resolve external host names in a centraliced place

Our LAN is connected to another company's LAN and we have access to some of their servers, but not to their DNS server. When the users need access to some host by name, the solution I have is to go to ...
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tftp times out on localhost

On the same server, I can't connect to my in.tftp over localhost name: $ tftp localhost -c put test.file && echo Sent\! Transfer timed out. $ tftp 127.0.0.1 -c put test.file && echo ...
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name resolution by name in /etc/hosts

I have to check website performance through various webproxies from my Fedora 19 box, and I want to do that by setting a local resolvable name "proxy" to the DNS resolved names for our proxies in my ...
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make dnsmasq ignore specific entries in /etc/hosts

I've set up a machine running dnsmasq, essentially serving its /etc/hosts file. However, there are specific entries which I want in that machine's /etc/hosts, but I don't want served. How can I make ...
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Clean RHEL5 build from kickstart adds Public IP to /etc/hosts

Our infrastructure has a Kickstart server which can serve up RHEL6 builds with some post-installation scripting that handles customization and configuration. I'm currently in the process of updating ...
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How to make dnsmasq resolve a domain based on where a query were made from

On my phone, I'm pointing to my PC address for DNS server (dnsmasq), and it is working for normal DNS queries but not for local. I can see from a ping app that local domains are resolved to 127.0.0.1, ...
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Does my production web server need its domain name in its hosts file? [closed]

I just cut over DNS for a .com web site to become live. Does my production web server need its domain name in its hosts file? Like this 127.0.0.1 www.mydomain.com mydomain.com 127.0.0.1 ...
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Guests can't access KVM host server by name although nslookup and dig returns correct record

So I have a KVM host that also runs an apache server with some yum repos. The VM guests are connected to the default virtual network, which is configured to offer DHCP and forwarding with NAT on ...
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Modifying /etc/hosts to easily access a domain name (or ip address) for amazon EC2 instance

I previously added into my local(Mac OS x 10.6) /etc/hosts file my server's public ip something like this: 123.123.123.123 myServer to allow me to ssh to myServer without having to remember the ip ...
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Managing hosts and iptables in scalable architecture

Let's say I have a load balancer in front of 3 app servers. Let's say I also have these services available at certain IPs: Postgres server Redis server ElasticSearch server Memcached server 1 ...
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Is it possible to have round-robin DNS with /etc/hosts file?

Is it possible to have round-robin DNS with the follwing configuration in /etc/hosts? 192.168.4.10 shaakunthala.local 192.168.4.20 shaakunthala.local I'm on Linux.
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Host name resolution order - Changes to SYSTEM.INI not reflecting

I added the below lines to my system.ini file to ensure that all host name resolution will happen through hosts file only and all other methods are ignored. [DNS] HostsPriority=1 But, the change ...
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Why does my hosts.deny not work on OSX 10.8? [closed]

For testing it I added these four lines to my /etc/hosts.deny file: # /etc/hosts.deny ssh-agent:ALL sshd:ALL   I waited some time and then I tried to gain ssh access to the loop-back IP address. ...
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HOSTS ignored when disconnected [closed]

Problem I’m seeing a strange and extremely frustrating problem. Any system that is not connect to the Internet (Windows 7 shows the no Internet access icon because it cannot constantly ping ...
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What if I follow Oracle Instructions for hostname [duplicate]

Oracle Docs requiring Hostname to be FQDN. What do you think? Not really what I want to do but... should I? Verifying Host Names Use the following to verify host name settings: For Oracle Linux 4 ...
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Use SSH hostname aliases in browser

I set up hostname aliases in .ssh/config, which works great: Host my-web HostName 515.346.96.21 So I can do this: ssh my-web But in a browser, I still need to type in "http://515.346.96.21". ...
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Local alias in /etc/hosts not working anymore without internet connection

I have my developer machine on which I work on web applications running under apache on Debian testing. Now I like to be able to have myApp as domain name and not to have to use localhost or ...
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How do I change the received url in outgoing emails

I've got a cheap and cheerful dedicated server from 1and1 that I use to send emails. The received email header looks like this: Received: from s123456.onlinehome-server.info ...
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Can you point all of a TLD towards Localhost in a hostsfile?

Is it possible to point all of a TLD (like .dev), towards localhost with the hostsfile and without having to set up a local DNS server? Would be awesome for local web development!
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Xcopy and hosts file in windows scheduled tasks

I have some trouble with xcopy or maybe with windows/drivers/etc/hosts DNS file. If I add my xcopy command in a windows scheduled task, xcopy can not resolve server's name stored in hosts file, ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Share via name not working, but IP does work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Configure Windows Machine to Allow File Sharing with DNS Alias I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server running AD and DNS. I modified the hosts file so that ...
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puppet content of /etc/hosts template with facter

I have set up a template to set up the content of the /etc/hosts file. Here is my template: 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost <%= scope.lookupvar('ipaddress') %> <%= ...
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CentOS 5.8 why does my /etc/hosts file mess up after a reboot?

I'm running CentOS 5.8 (it's the Citrix XVA appliance provided on the website) but having an issue where every time I restart the server, the /etc/hosts file loses the IP address of the server...for ...
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the WIndows hosts file

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 ...
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Domain Controller without DNS on remote site fails to authenticate

We have a domain controller at our remote site that doesn't have any DNS server or DNS replication. I have just setup a client machine that was using a local account to instead use a domain account. ...
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Are there certain specific host file entries that Windows 2008 will ignore for security purposes?

While troubleshooting a network timeout/connectivity WinHTTP issue, I temporarily added a host file entry for: 127.0.0.1 ctldl.windowsupdate.com (The server has no internet connection and the ...
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How to send a direccion to the void using the Hosts file and without using 127.0.0.1?

I have some name address that i want to send straight to the void using the HOSTS file but i don't want to use the 127.0.0.1. How can i do that?. Why?, I want to speed up some proccess but 127.0.0.1 ...
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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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Should 127.0.0.1 and ::1 both be included in /etc/hosts file?

I am new to unmanaged VPS servers and in addition IPv6. Is it necessary to include 127.0.0.1 AND ::1 for localhost in /etc/hosts files for IPv6 enabled servers, or is ::1 alone enough?
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How do I configure my router as a DNS server?

I have a question regarding router configuration: How can I configure it to direct certain packets sent to certain addresses (like Facebook, Youtube and other procrastination sites) to be sent to a ...
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Puppet write hosts using api call

I'm trying to write a puppet function that calls my hosting environment (rackspace cloud atm) to list servers, then update my hosts file. My get_hosts function is currently this: require 'rubygems' ...