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1. Configure your Hosts File

1. Configure your Hosts File

To access the Elastic Path demo store, configure your local hosts file by following the instructions below:

  1. Open a text editor with administrative privileges:
    • On Windows, right-click Notepad and select Run as administrator.
    • On Linux, open an editor with sudo.
  2. In your text editor, open the hosts file:
    • On Windows, the hosts file is found in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc

      If you don't see the hosts file in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc, change the Open dialog's file filter to All Files.

    • On Linux, the hosts file is found in the /etc directory.
  3. Add the following line to the end of your hosts file:
    Make sure you comment out any lines that conflict with the demo store's IP address mapping.NB: If hosts file is not working, ensure white space characters are of correct encoding. Delete white space and re-enter from keyboard if necessary hostFile.png