troubleshooting Question

How to change 'localhost' ip address on workstation

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cpatte7372Flag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hello Experts

This is a very easy one.

Can someone please show me how to change the ip address of the 'localhost' on my pc.

I believe there is somekind of 'host' or 'winhost' file that I need to change.

At the moment if I ping localhost it comes up with 127.0.0.1, which we all know is the loopback address. I want to change it to specific ip address.

Cheers

Carlton
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