David Naylor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I am trying to redirect a URL request to a different address but it > appears that /etc/hosts is not doing the job. Example: > > 127.0.0.1 google.com > > The way I understand it is that by typing google.com in a web browser > it should result in the local page being displayed. It instead goes > to the proper Google page.
Which browser? Works fine here; might be a browser cache issue. > `ping google.com' actually pings 127.0.0.1 but `host google' returns > the actual IP addresses for google. This means both ping and host are working as designed. -- Sahil Tandon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"