Remove-EtcHostsEntry

SYNOPSIS

Remove an entry from local hosts file by it’s IP address.

SYNTAX

Remove-EtcHostsEntry [[-IPAddress] <String>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

Find an IP address and remove all lines where it appears from the \etc\hosts file of the local computer.

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

Remove-EtcHostsEntry -IPAddress 1.1.1.1

This example removes following lines from the hosts file 1.1.1.1 test.test 1.1.1.1 another.test.com

PARAMETERS

-IPAddress

IPAddress of the hosts entry to be added

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: ip

Required: False
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: wi

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

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