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#1 cyberdyne

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:55 AM

Can the HOSTS file contain keywords, perhaps with an esterisk, eg:

127.0.0.1 *badword*

or does it have to contain only domains?

Thanks in advance

Edited by cyberdyne, 16 November 2012 - 07:56 AM.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:35 AM

Can the HOSTS file contain keywords, perhaps with an esterisk, eg:

127.0.0.1 *badword*

or does it have to contain only domains?

Thanks in advance

Hi, the information to the right of the IP address must be a domain (you can use wildcards '*' in these domains)

#3 cyberdyne

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:43 AM

Hi, the information to the right of the IP address must be a domain (you can use wildcards '*' in these domains)


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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:54 AM

:welcome:




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