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Changing Host Name

Nitin Menon
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Joined: Jun 13, 2007
Posts: 87
I have an issue regarding the host name. i saw a previous post regarding the same topic. My problem is slightly different.
by editing the host file, i could change
http://localhost:8080/PTS/JSP/myfile.jsp to
Is it possible to change the host name to
that is, i would like to hide the port number and file location too.

Thanks in advance,
ujjwal soni
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Joined: Mar 28, 2007
Posts: 403

Yes, you can change the entry in windows host file...

It will contain an entry somewhat like localhost

you can change it to


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Rene Larsen
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Joined: Oct 12, 2001
Posts: 1179

The short answer is: No, you can not change the host fil, and get the URL you here want.

BUT - you can set up your Application Server, so you will get the wanted URL.
[ January 02, 2009: Message edited by: Rene Larsen ]

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