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How To Reload Hosts File

Discussion in 'Site & Server Administration' started by T0PS3O, Mar 2, 2006.

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    Via Google I get varying answers. It picks up changes instantly, need to reboot Apache, need to restart https service...
    SEMrush
    How do I make sure my hosts file changes come into effect?

    We're talking RH Linux.
     
    T0PS3O, Mar 2, 2006 IP
    SEMrush
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    chengfu Well-Known Member

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    A change of the hosts files takes effect immediately (or at least with the next dns query).
     
    chengfu, Mar 2, 2006 IP
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    I agree whenever I have changed the hosts file the change is immediate..
     
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  4. T0PS3O

    T0PS3O Feel Good PLC

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    OK thanks.

    I'll have to dig deeper then since whatever it is I'm trying to do, isn't happening.
     
    T0PS3O, Mar 2, 2006 IP