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Mitesh Shah

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Overview

Edit Hosts File Using Terminal

  • Open Terminal
  • Run following command
$ sudo vim /private/etc/hosts
Password:

NOTE!: If you still don’t get desire result, You have to Flush DNS Cache Guide.

NOTE!: If you don’t know how to use VIM, You can check VIM - An Advance Text Editor

Edit Hosts File Using Text Editor

  • Open Finder
  • Click on Finder’s Menubar
  • Click on Go > Go to Folder

Edit the Hosts File

  • In the box, type /private/etc/hosts location and press Enter. Edit the Hosts File

  • Right on hosts file and open with your favorite text editor.

##
# Host Database
#
# localhost is used to configure the loopback interface
# when the system is booting.  Do not change this entry.
##
127.0.0.1	localhost
255.255.255.255	broadcasthost
::1             localhost

192.168.0.100   miteshshah.github.io

NOTE!: If you still don’t get desire result, You have to Flush DNS Cache

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