Questions tagged [hosts]

host is any machine or computer connected to a network and can offer information, resources, services and applications to users or other nodes in the network.

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How to block a page in a website without blocking the whole host [duplicate]

I did some search and found out that we can only block hostnames using /etc/hosts file, so my question is how can I block a specific web page in my Ubuntu 20 server e.g.: facebook.com/somepage
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Namecheap vps and godaddy domain connect

Hello I have Domain on Godaddy, I want to connect with new hosting on Namecheap but i can't find the NS of namecheap server. Someone to help me how to do that?
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Share host VPN with guest VPN VirtualBox

i m trying to configure access to host VPN from my guest VM. I'm running Win 10 on Host, and Windows XP sp3 in guest. I have successfully configured a Nat Network in virtualbox, and attached the guest ...
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Can't access second site on IIS when connected on a VPN

I have a Windows Server which has my dev website on it and can be accessed via IP or server name http://servername on the actual server or http://servername.org.com on my home PC which is connecting ...
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How do I remotely modify a Windows 10 hosts file? [closed]

I have a general email issue, with the solution being to edit the hosts file through notepad, however I was wondering if there is a way to patch the hosts file remotely, changing an IP within it?
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Local domains redirecting to https Win10 on 3 main browsers

This is blowing my head up - for local development I have added some domains to my hosts files as follows: 127.0.0.1 cake.test 127.0.0.1 foobar.test 127.0.0.1 dog.cat cake.test works fine - all good. ...
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How many subnets and hosts per subnet can you get from the network 172.31.0.0/19? [closed]

How many subnets and hosts per subnet can you get from the network 172.31.0.0/19?
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Vmware Not Connecting To Host-Only

I'm trying to configure my Vmware to connect via host-only.  I went to virtual network editor and changed Vmnet1 to host only and selected " connect a host virtual adapter to this network " &...
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How to host several sites on one IP [duplicate]

I have a number of domains that I need to match on different websites. These websites are hosted on virtual machines that run on a dedicated server in the office where I work. The connection with the ...
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IP address aliases on Windows

I've been trying to find a way to make IP address aliases in Windows 10. The hosts file does work, but it's not what I need. The program detects that the stuff is in the hosts file, and doesn't accept ...
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blocking push notifications from a specific site via hosts file

Let's use facebook as an example. I can block facebook by modifying a hosts file thusly: 127.0.0.1 facebook.com 127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com 127.0.0.1 0-edge-chat.facebook.com 127.0.0.1 1-edge-chat....
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Not working Windows hosts file (for “localhost” name) in Parallels Desktop 16

I am using Parallels Desktop 16 on my Macbook Pro 15 (MacOs 10.15.7) I am installing the free "Legacy version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10" in Parallels Desktop 16. But I cannot redirect &...
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How to make a device visible to the internet?

[moved here from Network Engineering SE] I realize this is a simple question that is likely answered on various SE forms but I can't seem to ask it in a way that gives me the information I need, so ...
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Is this a valid assignment (made by professor) about dividing hosts into two subnets?

I quote the assignment: "Consider an organization with 4000 hosts. Divide the hosts into two subnets containing 1000 and 3000 hosts. Choose network ID's and define the subnet masks so that the ...
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How do I restore my Windows PC’s default hosts file? I can’t seem to edit it even as admin

I am using Windows 10 I used a custom hosts file from a website called Energized Pro. Here is a link to the hosts file itself. I downloaded the porn ad blocker hosts file and I just replaced my ...
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Windows10 HostFile Unexpected Behaviour

I wanted to change my hostfile to access Keycloack locally. I tried to change my hostFile (with admin rights) but i can only change it in Safe Mode I added the following line: 127.0.0.1 keycloak If ...
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The same thing again - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.Device.exe

I have the same problem again and again with "Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.Device.exe" that stopped working (then it was "companionapp.exe", now it's "pluginhost.exe&...
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Unable to connect to server FTP Connect PHP

I have a difficult problem here to solve until yesterday my host worked right this script to download a file on another ftp. on my local machine it works now on the server, it looks like something ...
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Domain blocked in Windows hosts file, but the site is still accessible

I'm trying to figure out why my hosts file isn't being honored correctly. And by correctly I mean, when I visit the website I'm trying to block it takes about 12 hours for it to take effect. And yes, ...
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VirtualBox host-only network, cannot ping host from guest

I have the following setup: Host machine Windows: IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.103 Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192....
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Can I block HTML elements system-wide?

I know there is a hosts file that allows me to block entire domains. 0.0.0.0 blockthissite.net :: blockthssite.net I'd like to block particular elements for a website. I can do this today with ...
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Ansible to include hosts IPs in template?

I have several IPs in my Ansible hosts file and would like to have it listed in the file that will be copied to each of these hosts. Say, this hosts are 1.1.1.1, 1.1.2.3 etc, and the is file on each ...
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jenkins hosts unreachable - build failing

In my jenkins - build fails in every few days and it shows the below error/message -- (this job is running on my jenkins slave machine) Build o/p - ok=52 changed=5 unreachable=1 failed=0 ...
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Can I use wildcards for blocking websites in hosts files?

I'd like to block websites in my hosts file with wildcards. I know that I can block websites by adding them like this 0.0.0.0 website.com :: website.com I'd like to block websites in regex. I ...
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remove local hosts from terminal on mac

I'm trying to instal adobe cloud, but it doesn't work because I believe some of it's servers are blocked in my terminal. How do I remove them? I know how to open terminal, but that's it. I'm not the ...
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Blocking ads with hosts file doesn't always work in Firefox

I'm running Firefox on Linux and doing adblocking at the system-level using /etc/hosts from StevenBlack Hosts on GitHub, but some websites, such as regional news and magazine sites, still show some ...
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How to redirect all computers inside company network to one local ip when access mysite.com

I want to do a redirect like 192.169.251.211 mysite.com But i dont want to do this in each host file for all computers inside the company network. I just want to do this inside the company internet ...
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Windows proxy config takes precedence over local hosts file

I have the following line in the local hosts file in windows: 127.0.0.1 local.example.de When accessing the url http://someservice.local.example.de:8080 I see the DNS error page of our company's ...
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How to make changes to Mac OS hosts file take effect?

I frequently edit my /etc/hosts file to block access to distracting websites when I'm trying to work (e.g. I'll add a line like 127.0.0.1 www.nytimes.com). Until recently, changes to the hosts file ...
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Windows 10 | Hosts

Trying to add record to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts: 127.0.0.1 10.125.0.100 But seems no effect. Also tried to add records like: 127.0.0.1 google.com and result the same. But if I'll ...
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How do I protect my hosts file in /etc/hosts?

I'd like to prevent the active user on my computer from editing or deleting the hosts file. I'd like it so that they cannot delete it or edit it, but everything else remains as normal. I have ...
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Can't modify Windows hosts file because file is in use

I am trying to add an entry to my Windows hosts file and I"m having issues. I have already gotten around the Admin permissions issue by opening Notepad as and administrator and then opening the file ...
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Not able to use hosts file in browser

I have a site setup in IIS, as a default site. I'm able to browse it using http://localhost and http://127.0.0.1. Also, I'm able to access it using telnet localhost 80. I have an alias set in the ...
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Hosts redirect for HTTPS sites?

I'm trying to do some DIY parental controls on my Windows box that redirects certain sites, like YouTube, to localhost. It technically works and redirects, but fails to load the localhost site because ...
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Add hosts entry with HTTPS capabilities

I have modified my Windows 10's hosts file to add an entry for a URL to lead to a given IP, as is it's intended usage. However, this only works for connecting on http. Trying to enter the site ...
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What is the most effective way of remotely controlling the hosts file?

I need to control the hosts file on other Windows machines. I have administrator access on those machines and can install anything, the only question is — what to install? Ideally I would simply make ...
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Unable to unblocked the sites in Hosts File

I blocked some site in Hosts File, but when I tried unblocking it by deleting the indicated sites. I'm still unable to access the sites. Can anyone help me with this? I blocked the sites by using ...
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Load multiple hosts files

Think I already know the answer. But looking for a unicorn. Anyone know if there is a way to link one hosts file to another, or load 2 or more different hosts files? I have a hosts file that has ...
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How to access virtualbox's host localhost from guest browser

So it's 2019, I am running a Win 10 in my VirtualBox. And I want to basically redirect localhost to 10.0.2.2 (which is the host machine's ip) 10.0.2.2 localhost This does not seem to work, some ...
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CPU not being the host in the PCIe bus

Is it possible to force the CPU as not being the "host" of the system? But instead a PCIe "device" being the host and contro
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Set a hosts file definition only for certain applications?

I can set redirection to localhost by modifying my hosts file but this is a global modification. Is there a way to redirect DNS resolution on a per-application basis? Acceptable solutions include ...
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Remove ads in Viber for PC [closed]

How do I disable ads in Viber for PC - version 11.4 (2019). The hosts file trick no longer works (the following one): 127.0.0.1 ads.viber.com 127.0.0.1 ads.aws.viber.com 127.0.0.1 ads-d.viber.com ...
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How to use hosts entries inside a router?

I use manual entries inside /etc/hosts to map some hosts like mytestapp.local to local machine 127.0.0.1 for development purpose. Now, as I want to access the webapps I work on from mobile devices by ...
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Adding 127.0.0.1 to hosts file to redirect locally error. Says my site “refused to connect.”

I'm on Windows 10 using Chrome, Firefox and MS Edge. I'm trying to do something for a class I'm taking and can't get it to work. All I want to do is add something like this to the hosts file: 127.0.0....
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How to change /etc/hosts make it can visit multi folder under /var/www/html

I have a local centos pc , I use it as my online wordpress 's backup , mean it also have a wordpress site which can only visit from local . here is my current /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost ...
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Able to SSH localhost, but other computers can't be hosted on it

I am trying to get access to a certain computer (A) via SSH, but I am unable to. On the "certain computer" (A) I am able to SSH localhost itself, but other computers cannot use the SSH (IP) to ...
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Windows 10 Home WiFi 'Destination Host Unreachable' when site IP starts with anything above 200

First of all I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL - one would say a bit more experienced newbie girl, so please bear with me, though I have some knowledge that enables me at least testing + english is not my ...
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Windows Server 2016 RD Connection Broker doesn't redirect

We have been trying to set up an RDP server farm for the past 2 weeks now and we are right at the end but just cannot solve this last issue. We have 2 RD session hosts and 1 server running the RD ...
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Running Office 2003-2016 on Windows Server 2016

We have a small server farm which uses Windows Server Remote Desktop Services with remote sessions hosts and not remote virtualization hosts. With virtualization hosts you are able to install Office ...
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hosts file rebuild after a while

I got a strange problem with my hosts file on windows machine. I save it with some default ip's - hostnames and after some time I notice again that some of the hosts have again tagged with the # ...

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