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From Programmer In Training <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: hitting apache across home network with hosts file
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 12:48:50 GMT
On 1/28/2010 8:46 PM, LuKreme wrote:
> On 28-Jan-2010, at 13:08, Matthew Smith wrote:
>> I have modified the windows 7 machine host file to the following:
>> mysite_com
> Is that the correct format for the hosts file in Windos? I seem to recall the Windows
host file was 'different'
> Did you verify that the hosts file is in the right location? Check the registry for
> \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\DataBasePath
> and see where it should be.

That is the correct format. It's pretty much exactly the same as *Nix
(I've run both Windows (since 95) and Linux (on and off since RH 6.2,
currently have a FreeBSD 8.0 box)), though I have noticed that Vista and
XP put it in two different locations (e.g. there are two hosts files).

Yours In Christ,

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