/etc/hosts is the configuration file with locally known mappings between domain name and ip address.

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limiting ip range on openvpn server

We're trying to setup a openvpn server on centos 6. We have blocked all IP adresses except a couple in a whitelist via /etc/hosts.deny, also we did the same with csf.deny (except for the whitelist). ...
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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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Active Directory for remote location without dns -> lmhosts? hosts? [closed]

I have a Domain Controller on main site which also is server for DNS. At a remote site the router is not able to get DNS address via dhcp. Is it possible to tell the Windows 10 client at the remote ...
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Windows hostname not resolving to hosts file entry

I have a Windows Server 2012 instance running software that requires that it map its hostname OW5000 to its IP Address. However, when pinging OW5000, it resolves to ::1. In this instance, the ...
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Local DNS on Amazon AWS

I have an app running on a Linux server that makes use of external services that often don't have public DNS for their domain name. To solve this I add local DNS to my /etc/hosts file - matching the ...
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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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How to host two web applications with different “domains” in IIS 8

I have setup to entries in my hosts file: 127.0.0.1 mymvcapp.dev www.mymvcapp.dev 127.0.0.1 mywebapi.dev www.mywebapi.dev In the first I want to host my mvc app and the second entry is for ...
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I need to set up a sftp server, that could use different keys, and use different directories for the same login, depending on the ip used

I got a problem, that I cannot solve myself. I tried to google it, but no satiscactory solution that i could find. I have a server that is available with let's say 3 different IP addresses (A,B,C), ...
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AWS EC2 Describe Instances - Filtering by Multiple EC2 Tags?

I'm attempting to dynamically create a hosts file mapping with all my ec2 instance private ip's, to use as the /etc/hosts on my ec2 remote ssh server. I have instances tagged with their normal "Name" ...
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Hosts.deny blocks whm access?

I have my hosts.allow and hosts.deny set up as follows: Allow: sshd: (my static ip) vsftpd: (my static ip) Deny: ALL : ALL but this blocks all access to WHM and cPanel? What else do I need to ...
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I can't get my website to be enabled? [closed]

I have two websites: iq-dev.de and iq-dev.com iq-dev.de works without a problem and is also available through www.iq-dev.de. I have a cloud Server with linux installed and edit everything via ssh. ...
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Windows 10 Name Resolution skipping/ignoring subnet

This is a rather complex problem, but I'll try to make it easy to understand: I have three subnets. We'll call them 10.10.0.0/22, 10.20.0.0/22 and 10.30.0.0/16. I have two AD domains, but I don't ...
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“sub domain” in lnternal network

i have a small network under a Windows domain-controller. the server (Win2012) run a WebSite which is accessible by typing the machine-name (srv/). i want add a website with binding to sub-domain: ...
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Size Limit of /etc/hosts (Linux)

Does anyone happen to know what the theoretical size limit of /etc/hosts is on a Linux system before you might start to see degradation in performance? Furthermore, can anyone point me towards some ...
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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, ...
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How do I redirect with Apache reverse proxy on server errors

I have several http and game servers on a network and currently use an Apache2 reverse proxy to divvy out traffic between domains and machines. I am getting a significant amount more traffic to one ...
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HOSTS file not overriding DNS

I have a Server 2012 R2 machine and I have added a hosts file entry for a hostname to point to an IP. However, when doing an nslookup, the HOSTS file does not override the result (from DNS). I can't ...
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Virtual Host Issue on 1&1 with Debian Server

I'm running a Debian 8 LAMP server with Apache Virtual Hosts configured. I've had it running for a couple years. I recently added a second site and config. When I modified my remote system on local ...
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MySQL Host / Host Table

So for better security, our website / network has been looking to lock down all of our SQL to IPs. What we originally were looking for was somewhere where I could whitelist all our ips, say 104.151....
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CentOS 6.5 Apache redirect to 127.0.0.1

I have to install a new CentOS Server v6.5 I already install httpd and want to access Apache Welcome Page by serverIP. But I get a timeout, so I stop iptables service for a moment. Now I get an 301 ...
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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 ...
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Chef Server 12 reconfigure fails with RabbitMQ

After installing Chef Server 12 on CentOS 6.5 everything went well but now I've removed the premium addons that I've installed manually (using RPMs) there is an issue with RabbitMQ: *It might be ...
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Make Linux server route packets destined for its external ip to localhost

I've a router with a certain static ip a.b.c.d that's connected to a Linux server on one side and to the internet on the other. Accessing a software installed on the Linux server from outside using ...
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Using Ansible to provisioning users: Modify facts/expand hostvars?

First off, I apologize for the terrible title. I'm not entirely sure how to succinctly describe the problem. So here's my challenge. I'm working on provisioning database users and would like a ...
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HOSTS / LMHOSTS files on XP System in a AD Domain

I have found that with in my Active Directory (Windows 2003 Interm), there are 4 DC and each is a GLOBAL CATALOG SERVER. So in theory any should be able to authenticate users. that our XP Clients ...
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Samba shares don't work when mounted via host names from /etc/hosts

I have /etc/hosts file with this line 10.1.17.123 SAMBAWINSERVER I am trying to mount samba shares referencing server by name in the hosts file. I tried to mount it via regular mount command or /...
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windows hosts: how can I redirect HTTPS site?

I have that in my host 127.0.0.1 block.opendns.com It works when I use: http://block.opendns.com But does not work when I use: https://block.opendns.com Any idea how to use hosts with an HTTPS ...
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HOSTS file being ignored

My (Windows XP, Professional, v2002, SP3) workstation is completely ignoring my hosts file. Here is the code in my hosts file: 127.0.0.1 localhost 172.17.1.107 wiki But, when I open a ...
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Hostname to Localhost with Port - OSX [closed]

I am trying to run multiple Node.js web servers locally on my machine. Because the code I'm writing needs to reference a domain name I'd like to keep a convention of dev.myHost.com and point that to ...
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Apache log to one file for multiple domains with logrotate

I would like a solution to my problem where I have 100s of domains on an Apache server. I don't want a separate log file for each domain I want them to share a log file. This is easy enough if I don't ...
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Per-user hosts file

Is there a way to define host aliases (like in /etc/hosts) on a per user basis, i.e. in a file /home/user/.hosts ? My primary objective is to easily share host aliases via rsync between the machines ...
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In /etc/hosts is there something special about the first hostname for any given line?

I know that the first one is said to be canonical, but I don't fully understand the practical implications. This question was triggered by the man page for hostname -f, specifically when it says: ...
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Trouble accessing FTP internally

I am currently running OS X Server 4. I have multiple websites (virtual hosts) set up with it. Lets call them domain1.com and domain2.com. Internally, they are both being run off of the same IP. Let'...
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Windows 2012 Server, DNS resolve host for client

I've been looking for way to resolve host name for client on Windows Server 2012, just like if I added it to hosts file of the client workstations running Windows 7/8. In hosts file I would add ...
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hosts file seems to be ignored

I have almost fresh Ubuntu desktop box. OS was installed two weeks ago and updated from karmic repositories. Last week I had no problems with DNS. But this week something had changed. I'm not sure ...
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Setting up my vhosts file correctly in WAMPServer [duplicate]

I am trying to setup an mobile app that I have received from another dev locally on my machine, this is a cordova based mobile app that is basically html5/javascript etc.. I have added the following ...
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RHEL 5.1 loses changes to /etc/hosts above lines for `localhost`

Is there a known fix (other than upgrading from 5.1) to fix /etc/hosts from being replaced on reboot? I discovered this behavior when running HP's Server Automation tools. HPSA sets-up a variety of ...
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Sendmail Domain of sender address does not resolve. Unable to send any emails.

I've got myself in a muddle with Sendmail. I've newly inherited responsibility for an app that uses sendmail and I have no previous experience. I'm using Ubuntu Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. Recently we ...
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Do entries in local 'hosts' files override both forward and reverse name lookups?

If I have the following entries in a hosts file: 192.168.100.1 bugs 192.168.100.2 daffy.example.com 192.168.100.3 elmer.example.com. Will IP->name resolution attempts by local utilies (I ...
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hosts file entry for domain pointing to shared hosting account [closed]

I have hosting account which is on shared hosting server. My DNS is not able to resolve the server address. What should be entry in etc/hosts so that it resolves the correct server address? Few ...
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Redirect subdomain to an Apache Virtual Host

I have a website "example.com" hosted on a provider that allows me to manage my own DNS. I want example.com to point to the provider's IP address but I want "subdomain.example.com" to point on my own ...
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Redhat doesn't set my desired hostname on reboot

I have a redhat (EL5) server that I need to change the hostname on. I'm trying to put it back into a known state to help with server provisioning activities. As part of changing the hostname, I'm ...
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SMTP relay to multiple hosts

We are in the process of switching our email from a locally hosted server to Google apps. We have a lot of users and I'd like to be able to switch them over one at a time so I don't get inundated with ...
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sendmail on ubuntu (9.10) machine “stopped” sending mail

I'm developing on my ubuntu 9.10 machine for the web (php). I'm using it sendmail for sending mails, and while developing on my local machine, I send local mails (to my user 'doron'). Up until a ...
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warning: /etc/hosts.allow, line xx: host name/name mismatch

I've whitelisted my own domains in /etc/hosts.allow ALL: localhost, .domain.tld plus all of my IP adresses. I also have about 4k lines in /etc/hosts.deny. Everything works but I do not understand ...
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Configuring the hosts file to point to my server

I have a somewhat annoying problem in website development/deployment process; when I work locally on my server, the address of my program is localhost:8080/MYSERV/..., whereas when I deploy it, the ...
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How to configure DNS for website on one host other domain services on second host?

I want to achieve the following: mydomain.com/webmail, mydomain.com/forums, mail.mydomain.com, etc point to current host A And I wish to point mydomain.com to a new website host: www.mydomain.com, ...
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Can a long /etc/hosts file slow DNS lookup?

I'm facing a little question here. I have a long /etc/hosts file. (working in the web, so I'm hosting a lot of sites locally for developping). Let's says it is about 40, 50 lines long. All ...
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Use proxy like an /etc/hosts file

I want a forward proxy that basically overrides DNS like /etc/hosts would on a client machine. So when People go to Google.com (for example) the proxy sends the request to a specified IP address. I ...
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Simulate a DFS share for a user not on domain with a folder in path

I have a consultant whose computer is not on the domain and needs to access various network resources. Unfortunately while adding a computer to the domain is a difficult bureaucratic process (and ...