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How to alias ip address of a system, I am running an application on a server in a local network but typing ip address in URL in order to access that application doesn't looks good.

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marked as duplicate by TFM, Doug Harris, Dave M, Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007, CharlieRB Mar 29 '13 at 19:47

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It sounds like you want to add an entry to the hosts file so you can map a name examplename to an IP address shows where your host file is likely to be located.

Example:          # source server              # x client host
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