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abc.local
xyz.local
dumy.local
www.google.com
local.testserver.net

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Can we write some kind of regular expression or Rule in "hosts" file to redirect certain domains ending .local to certain ip address. like using above domains.

192.168.0.10 *.local
192.168.0.1 www.*
192.168.0.100 local.*.*

// Hosts file path on Mac OS X is /private/etc/hosts and in windows c:/windows/system32/drivers/etc...

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Mac, not MAC, please. –  Arjan Aug 15 '10 at 15:18

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No, this is not possible.

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This is not possible in the hosts file. For acceptable syntax see this: /etc/hosts file

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