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Another guest post from Daniel Newton
I’ve had windows for years; I knew the OS inside out. Recently, I switched to Mac. But I wondered how to edit the hosts file for my VPN connections and my servers. After some research, I found out how to do it and thought I will document it on PeteNetLive! 🙂
Open a terminal session and type in the following command;
Note: I’m using nano for this but you can use vi to edit the document (sudo vi /etc/hosts).
You’ll be prompted to enter your password.
Then you will get this screen;
Type in an entry for example (Note: This is not my IP or my company’s IP!);
To Save, Press Control and O and Enter.
To Exit, press Control and X.
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