I use Windows Vista connect to an office via a VPN. I use the LMHOSTS file to define names for IP addresses the other side of the VPN. Unlike the other comments, I find that pinging a name after updating the LMHOSTS file does not use the new IP immediately. It does happen eventually but to speed up the process I use: nbtstat -R

Apr 30, 2019 How to Edit Hosts File on Windows, Linux, and Mac ‒ A Oct 11, 2019 Modify Windows HOSTS file using SCCM (System Center I was just doing some work today where I needed to modify the content of the HOSTS file in Windows on a good bunch of devices. (This is the file being located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc) I figured this is something anybody might find useful, so I wanted to share the Powershell script I ended up creating for the purpose.

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