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DNS propagation: Host entry creation

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Published on: August 15, 2014 by Geo Paul

DNS propagation: Host entry creation

Scenario:

Configuring the machine to bypass the DNS and set it to resolve locally is quite helpful during migrations without NS change or during the DNS propagation period.For that we have add host entry in the local machine

Configuration Files

Windows   C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts
Linux  /etc/hosts
Mac /private/etc/hosts

 Entry Format


ip.ip.ip.ip domain.com www.domain.com

 

Eg:

10.06.4.1 2test2.com www.2test2.com

Category : Howtos, Linux

Geo Paul

Geo Paul

Geo Paul has good customer management skills and is ready to take up additional responsibilities whenever required. His analytical assessment and adaptability to changing situations and circumstances, makes him one of the highly preferred admin by various clients. He is a jovial guy and love to live life to the fullest.

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