The tag has no usage guidance.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
2answers
59 views

Windows Server 2012 R2 curious behavior with hosts entry

TL;DR ...our domain policy silently force pushed the LAN settings (including the proxy reference) to my machine on a predefined interval, which happened to be while I was developing but after I had ...
-2
votes
1answer
21 views

how to establish a connection to a certain domain using domain name [closed]

I have software that requires that I establish a connection to our server "SERVER01" which I am connecting via VPN to the domain "DOMAIN01" The license will not permit me to use the following ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Requesting nginx using a public ip works, but using the host alias doesn't

As the title suggests, I have a public ip address (it's the address for an azure VM running ubuntu server fyi) which has an nginx server listening to requests on port 80. Entering this public address ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Avoid a faulty server behind load balancer

Environment We have a solution running that interacts with the Twitter API. The Twitter API endpoint is: api.twitter.com We make many calls to the endpoint but we are hitting very rarely any API ...
-1
votes
1answer
42 views

restored Wordpress site from DB, wp-login.php redirects to old domain

We have a Wordpress .sql backup which we restored on a linux box. Now we want to log in to the admin console and export the site as XML. Unfortunately, the wp-login.php redirects to the old ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Server impersonation - Target account name is incorrect

I am setting up a test Windows 7 workstation in my environment, which I have named DevWS1. This machine needs to be able to connect to development data while looking like it's in the live side of ...
1
vote
2answers
198 views

Redis Sentinel Configuration and Hostnames

I have 2 sentineles and 2 redis servers. I want to configure sentinels using hostnames of redis servers. Currently, I define each hostname in hosts file like this. 10.22.20.156 clsupport1 ...
0
votes
0answers
122 views

Altering hostname-IP mapping within a browser

A common way to test an existing website on a new server before switching it to production by updating the DNS record is to change the hosts file on a development machine (/etc/hosts on *NIX systems, ...
1
vote
2answers
41 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
67 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
106 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
270 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

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. ...
-2
votes
1answer
69 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
73 views

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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
49 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
662 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
624 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
917 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
96 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
316 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
299 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
206 views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
7k views

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.
2
votes
1answer
490 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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. ...
0
votes
2answers
336 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
161 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
202 views

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". ...
0
votes
3answers
507 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
382 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
315 views

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!
1
vote
1answer
553 views

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, ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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') %> <%= ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
762 views

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. ...