Skip navigation

Edit system hosts file

Edit system hosts file: RHCE Cert Prep: Networking and SSH
Edit system hosts file: RHCE Cert Prep: Networking and SSH

The simplest method of providing name resolution is editing the /etc/hosts file. This only works for local name resolution but has other unintended uses as well. Learn how editing the hosts file can work as a simple spam and ad filter. Also, use it to test temporary websites as well as save on typing on the command line.

Resume Transcript Auto-Scroll
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1h 53m
Duration
8,581
Views
Show More Show Less
Skills covered in this course
Cloud Computing IT Azure

Continue Assessment

You started this assessment previously and didn't complete it. You can pick up where you left off, or start over.

Start Your Free Trial Now

Start your free trial now, and begin learning software, business and creative skills—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.

Start Your Free Trial Now