You may want to keep a copy of the hosts file so you can replace it when you restart.
This issue can be caused by security apps on the machine, so may want to set the hosts file to Read-Only after you change it to see if that helps.
Lets say for example I had a development environment on 192.168.1.1. This would allow me to go to domain.com/testing if I needed to.
If you are using IP/~userna5 then you do not need to use a host file mod as it is only to trick your computer into thinking the domain has already resolved to another server.
However it displays the home page of I have done this with two different domains. Here is a link to our guide on How to read a traceroute.
Thank you, John-Paul Hello Rajasekar v, I think you're trying to block access via IP - you can't really do that with URLs.
123.456.789.012 When i have added this to my host file browser redirected me to inmotion servers and i am able to access the wesite.
but when i accessed example.com/wp-admin it is taking me back to old server.
If you know you're connecting to a particular server (which you designate in your hosts file), then you can ignore that message.We also have additional steps in our Word Press Troubleshooting guide.Thank you, John-Paul Hi john Paul, thank you for the reply.If you have any further questions or comments, please let us know.Regards, Arnel u are unable to edit ur host file, simply copy the text from the host file and open another note pad with administrative privillage, paste the text and other text when u want, save the file by replacing the previous host file in c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts and u are done.
(I'm using Google Chrome): Attackers might be trying to steal your information from (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards).