Hosts File

The hosts file is one of several system facilities that assists in addressing network nodes in a computer network. It is a common part of an operating system’s Internet Protocol (IP) implementation, and serves the function of translating human-friendly hostnames into numeric protocol addresses, called IP addresses, that identify and locate a host in an IP network. (wiki)

Location:
Windows: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc
Unix: /etc/hosts

Problems solving:
– Sometimes Host file not work, try to execute this command..
ipconfig /flushdns (windows only)


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