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Modify Hosts File In Windows 10 Tutorial To Add and Change DNS Records

Modify Hosts File In Windows 10 Tutorial To Add and Change DNS Records

DNS makes us name IP addresses into meaningful names. We can name a host with a human-readable name and use this name to access it. DNS management can be done in different ways where DNS servers are the most practical and straightforward way. But the first step before a DNS server to query a DNS … Read more

What Is /etc/hosts File and How To Create and Edit It?

New comers to the Linux generally asks for what is the purpose and usage of the /etc/hosts file. /etc  directory holds system and service related configuration. hosts file is used to store host name or DNS to IP address resolution. It provides easy way to match a host or DNS name with an IP address. List Current … Read more

How To Discover Network Hosts With Nmap?

How To Discover Network Hosts With Nmap?

Hi. We started with Nmap target specification. Now we resume with host discovery options. Host discovery is detecting hosts in the same or remote network. Generally, we send a packet to the target host and then we get a response or not but some times we just listen and get packets from hosts. We decide … Read more