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I like to code.


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comment Create screen and run command without attaching
I ran into this same problem and found a solution on superuser.com for anyone else who stumbles upon this problem superuser.com/questions/342463/…
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accepted What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?
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comment https does not work externally , but http works
Are you behind a NAT router? Did you remember to forward port 443?
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comment What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?
I don't have any microsoft related stuff in my HOSTS file. I only have a few internal test domains assigned. My HOSTS file is pretty basic.
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comment What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?
I just tried adding a dummy entry into my HOSTS file and it picked it up immediately.
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comment What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?
I'm not connected to a proxy though.
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comment What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?
My OS is Windows XP. The changes seem to be getting saved properly.
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comment What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?
You made a good point about nslookup. I just tried pinging the myMachine.MyDnsSuffix and it resolved to my IP on the network, not 127.0.0.1 like specified in my HOSTS file.
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asked What can cause a DNS lookup to ignore a hosts file entry?
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comment How the heck is http://to./ a valid domain name?
@Mehrdad telnet to. 80 doesn't work for me and I'm definitely not behind a proxy. Perhaps your DNS is doing something else to help you out...
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