Description of the issue:
hosts file entry
Twitter site should not load in browser but does.
Resolved IP addresses of “twitter.com”: [“127.0.0.1”].
No data on which protocols are supported.
However twitter web page still loads into browser.
With https://twitter.com/ in the address bar.
How can this issue be reproduced?
- add the following to the hosts file
- flush DNS cache,
from the CMD line
- wait until the hosts file changes are activated (10 to 20 min)?
Domain cannot be reached. The HTTP request is not sent to the server at the domain. No domain response resource (web page) is displayed in the browser.
One of the following messages is displayed.
This site can’t be reached twitter.com refused to connect.
Checking the connection
Checking the proxy and the firewall
Sometimes this message is displayed
This site can’t be reached
The web page at https://twitter.com might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web address.
This site can’t be reached twitter.com’s DNS address could not be found. Diagnosing the problem.
Brave Version( check
Release Notes v1.48.158 (Feb 7, 2023)
|OS Name||Microsoft Windows 10 Pro|
|Version||10.0.19045 Build 19045|
All other localhost loopbacks seem to work.
Added one today to an online publication and it is blocked.
I don’t properly understand the browser hosts file entries interaction. Please provide a documentation reference of the Brave view of this interaction on a Windows laptop?
A UML interaction diagram view perhaps a sequence diagram or two?
A context diagram view perhaps also?
Some explanatory text please?