Operating System

Mapping Between IP Address & Host Name: The Secret Mechanism behind “localhost”

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If you are a student of Computer Science, then certainly You’ve heard of  “localhost”. You might also know that, instead of writing “127.0.0.1” again and again for accessing some content from your computer, you can use “localhost”.

But did you ever ask yourself how that works??? If you haven’t asked yet, then this blog is exclusively for you!! I’m gonna explain it from the beginning to help you remember the basics.

 

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