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Own email domain hosting [closed]

Is is possible to host a own email domain for free. I mean like host it myself but without buying a domain. Thank you in advance for your help
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Why I need to modify “etc\hosts” to be able to open the website?

I have a web-server in my network which its IP is 192.168.249.10. When I try to open it using its IP address in the browser, I face the following result: http: https: As you see above, I can't ...
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Strange response from a HTTP server

I noticed an unfamiliar device when scanning my local wireless network. It had two open (listening?) TCP ports; TCP/80 (http?) & TCP/443 (https?). In an effort to identify the unfamiliar ...
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How do I write access to users regarding SSH server for remote control in Linux Mint?

SSH server is on computer #1. Computer #1 is running Linux Mint. Computer #2 is running OS X. I used the following command: ssh mike_10.0.0.188 The IP address is from ifconfig from the terminal as ...
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Dynamically resolve hostname to multiple, prioritized IPs

I have a linux server connected to a VPN. At home, I use the same VPN on my laptop, while connected to the server directly through a wireless router. To do this, I have two entries in my /etc/hosts ...
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How to reach VMware host from guest without changing IP address all the time

I have no trouble accessing my VMware host from the guest (as covered here, for example). That's easy. But once I've set up my (Windows) guest's hosts file to point to my (OS X) host's IP address, ...
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Hosts configuration on home wireless router

I have a home network working via a ADSL Wireless Router (Sagem F@st 2804). Also, I have a web server working on my pc and some virtual hosts on it. I want to make those hosts to be accesable via the ...
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Shorten DDNS name in /etc/hosts or similar

I have Dyanamic IP, therefore I'm using No-IP with a DDNS name. However it is quite long. The hosts file /etc/hosts uses the format: {ip.add.re.ss} {host-name.here} but, and I have a DDNS ...
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How do I guarantee my browsers in Windows are using a DNS server to resolve web addresses?

I added a random entry to my hosts file to test custom hosts entries. I added this: 31.13.66.36 www.gribble.com Without restarting Chrome, I navigated to www.girbble.com and found that I went to ...
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How to access a specific server within a VPN?

We have the following. The Company 1 need to make changes to an existing website within the Company 2 server. These changes have to be made safely through a VPN. For this, the Company 1 acquired ...
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Restarting Denyhosts on Ubuntu

After installing and configuring files on deny hosts, I added my own ip address so I won't get banned, and when I try to reset the file I get this js0n@js0n:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/denyhosts start ...
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Batch file unable to edit the HOSTS file

I have a host edit that I need to deploy for a department. Rather than add that to their current image I was planning to add that as a post deployment script. I cast about looking for a script to edit ...
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Browsers seems to ignore the hosts file while ping works?

I am trying to make xyz.com always map to google.com (216.58.219.206) on my machine (OS X El Capitan). Made the following changes to the /etc/hosts file: 216.58.219.206 xyz.com I've cleared the ...
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Having two IPs for same hostname in hosts file

Request I would like to have my hostname let's say hostA resolve to IP1 if i am at home and IP2 if i am remote Is it possible to have two IPs for the same hostname so that it tries them both and takes ...
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How do I ping virtual machines that are connected to my host pc?

I have installed VirtualBox on my pc. I have "Virtual Host-Only Network" virtual network card and two connected machines to it via Host-Only network mode. I want to check their addresses from host, ...
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How do I configure multiple domain with same IP but different port?

I plan to have several domains and map each domain to the same IP but different port Example: www.test.com should map to http://119.81.80.218:8888/ www.test2.com should map to ...
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Host Website Using Github

I followed the process on http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/using-github-pages-to-host-your-website to create a personal website. Hosting service is Github and the domain is from Go daddy. I did Cname ...
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windows 10 hosts file entries been commented out

Windows 10 is commenting out my hosts file entries. This happens periodically so every 1 hour. Although I manage to save the changes but they will be commented out after around 1 hour. I never ...
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Setting up hostmask for IRC users

I have set up an irc network but i would like to hide the ip address of users that connect to the network. I have BNC, is that something i can use to mask everyone's ip or just mine? I just want an ...
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How do I use wildcards to redirect/block domains on OS X?

I have tried dnsmasq, squid and this dns proxy, however, none of them does what I want. I want to do something like this: 127.0.0.1 *facebook.com 127.0.0.1 *imgur.com Where every URL matched is ...
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Inventory file parameters not being used in Ansible

I’m trying to get Ansible up and running for the first time. For some reason, the parameters I have added to my hosts file are not being used when I run a command like ansible all -m ping It tries to ...
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Periodic “resolving host” on Windows 8.1

I am using Windows 8.1 and periodically (every few hours on an average day) get a "resolving host" message in Chrome. Despite the fact I am still connected to my wifi router, ping 8.8.8.8 will also ...
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CRON job on Ubiquity Edge Router to Modify hosts File

I am trying to setup a cron job on my Ubiquity Edge Router that will modify the hosts file once in the morning and once at night on weekdays, to block various websites from 8AM - 7PM M-F. I have ...
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Batch script to write a line in host file to block a website

Batch script to write a line in host file to block a website I will be sending this remotely. I know how to do it on my PC manually, but I need the batch command to send remotely to block a website. ...
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OSX 10.8 trying to browse website hosted on remote machine connected by VPN

I have a development version of my website my.sandbox running on my work computer. (Ubuntu). I have a VPN connection from my home computer (OSX 10.8) to my work computer which works successfully. I ...
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What does this entry in hosts-file mean: 192.168.3.2 NPI2A54EA

I took over a Windows 7 PC from a developer and in the hosts file there was this entry: 192.168.3.2 NPI2A54EB Does anybody know why this would be entered there and if this could be a virus or would ...
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subnet id, why option (2) is wrong? [closed]

An Internet Service Provider (ISP) has the following chunk of CIDR-based IP addresses available with it: 245.248.128.0/20. The ISP wants to give half of this chunk of addresses to Organization ...
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Pinging website returns 127.0.0.1

I have a website that cannot be loaded when browsing, so I pinged that website, it shows a reply from 127.0.0.1 (In a normal situation it will show our local IP address or proxy) I checked the ...
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Map subdomains and path to localhost?

For a particular development task, I need this mapping to happen: mysub.myservice.com/a/b/* -> localhost/* mysub.myservice.com/anything else should route as normal. What is the simplest way to ...
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HTTP server doesn't seem to support byte ranges. Cannot resume. homestead up

When I used the command "homestead up" it stopped working at 45% so I closed it and restarted my computer. Now when I try to run the command homestead up, my computer says resuming download then I get ...
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HOSTING my DOMAIN temporarily

I registered my new domain, do.xyz, a week ago but no host yet. I'm looking for an easy way to host my domain temporarily. I have a personal space at HERE (+ ssh, ftp and http accesses) which might be ...
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Share VirtualBox OS through LAN to boot from another PC?

In my school, our computers are not really computers (confusing). We have something like set top boxes that are connected through LAN cable to a huge server that runs Operating systems: The ...
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Notebook is losing ability to see Linux SMB server by name

I have Linux SMB server on my home network. All computers see it, hence it itself is OK. My notebook is losing its ability to see it from time to time. Other network is OK from the notebook at the ...
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How can I list all head node host names on a network?

We have multiple clusters available at work. I don't know the names of all of them. How can I get a list of all head nodes available?
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Use /etc/hosts entry for nginx proxy_pass

I'm currently linking together a couple of Docker containers so I can create a reverse proxy using Nginx and the services running on those containers. An entry looks like this: location / { ...
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Windows hosts: how can I redirect HTTPS site?

I have the following in my C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts: 127.0.0.1 example.com It works when I use: http://example.com But does not work when I use: https://example.com, which gives error ...
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(VirtualBox) Host-Only adapter keeps disappearing

Whenever I add a Host-Only adapter in Network under preferences it disappears after pressing OK. Steps: File > Preferences > Network > Host-Only Networks > Adds New Host-Only Network vboxnet# ...
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Unable to block a website through System32/drivers/etc/hosts

I am trying to block social media and news websites on my local machine (Windows 7). I added the below lines into my hosts file: 127.0.0.1 www.thatstamil.com 127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com In ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces [duplicate]

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.1) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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I am trying to push the file using adb to my android device

I am trying to push the edited host file to android device by using the command adb push /root/android_hosts/hosts Here I am getting the error message something like this, system/etcfailed to copy ...
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Host different pages all together [duplicate]

Let's say I have got 5 websites in the different hostings each. I want to create a page for each of them but host them all together under a subdomain of ONE hosting, For example. www.site1.com -> At ...
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Subnetting Difficulty

Taking the following example shown in the first image, why has my teacher has assigned in the solution (image 2) for network one (N1): 7+2 hosts? Shouldn't it be 6+2 since the number of hosts in ...
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Command-line host info

What is the equivalent of host hostname from Linux in Windows? For the people pointing me to how to change hostname in Windows, it is not about changing the computer's hostname, what I meant was: $ ...
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http://localhost:3000 works, but http://127.0.0.1:3000 doesn't

I'm building a Rails application on my local dev machine. When running my local server, I can access http://localhost:3000 without a problem. However, when I try to navigate to http://127.0.0.1:3000, ...
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Apache / Hosts file blocking unwanted connections

I have set up a local website on my machine running at port 80. I have also set up a list of unwanted connections in my host file (using this : ...
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Can't connect to host by hostname

I have a problem which can be described by these four lines $ host example.com example.com has address 10.10.10.10 $ ping example.com ping: unknown host example.com As I see, hostname resolves ...
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Is it safe to use a remote etc/hosts file?

We have 7-8 PCs that have IP addresses in the hosts file. Our issue is that these addresses can change (because we are tied in to corporate DHCP and have no control over this). What I am thinking of ...
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Any way to use multiple hosts files on windows?

Question Is there any way to use multiple hosts files on windows(7) ? Preferably without installing any external programs. Example Say my hosts file has in it 10.2.3.4 bob.com 10.2.3.5 ...
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How to point a public IP to a laptop at my home?

I got a public IP from GoDaddy, on which I want to host my website. I want to create the server at my home, on PC or laptop. I want to test with my laptop, which is connected to internet using a wifi ...
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What is the executable /usr/bin/host on linux good for? Can I kill it?

So I had a compromised /usr/bin/host process running and trying to open HTTP requests out of my machine. I killed it. But now I am wondering. Do I need /usr/bin/host for anything? How do I re-install ...