Hosts File

What is Hosts File?

The hosts file is used to map hostnames (in other words domains) to IP addresses. 

Using a hosts file, you can change the IP address that you resolve a given domain name to. 

When you transfer a working website to us, you can check how it resolves from our server before updating the DNS in order to make sure there will be no service disruptions.

Windows 7

Windows 10


Once you have confirmed on the accessibility of the website upon changing the host file, you may then point the domain nameserver/ A record to us.

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