We can use
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file to map hostname with IP addresses like this
But is it possible to assign one hostname to another like this?
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From wikipedia :
The hosts file contains lines of text consisting of an IP address and one or more hostnames, each field separated by white space (blank or tabulation characters). Comment lines may be included; they are indicated by a hash character (#) in the first position of such lines. For example,
#This is an example of the hosts file 127.0.0.1 localhost loopback
You may have got the impression that some kind of 'redirection' is possible from things like
hosts file. Purely as an example, you understand. This does not conflict with the usual definition of
localhost elsewhere in the same
The Internet has a number of sample
hosts file which ensure that unwanted images don't appear on your screen.