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Old 01-16-2013, 03:46 AM   #1
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what is the mean of this symbol


I find the entry in the host table , what is the ::1 mean ? thanks

::1 localhost.localdomain localhost
 
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I find the entry in the host table , what is the ::1 mean ? thanks

::1 localhost.localdomain localhost
That points to an ipv6 entry (127.0.0.1 when using ipv4).

Have a look here: IPv6 (wiki)
 
Old 01-16-2013, 05:02 AM   #3
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I find the entry in the host table , what is the ::1 mean ? thanks

::1 localhost.localdomain localhost


::1 is the compressed form of 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1 (loop back address in IPv6)
 
  


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