Configure Hosts File on End-Point Device

Student end-point devices will need the local hosts file configured to resolve the FQDN to HCoA UAGs.

Get the front-end IP address of the load-balancer that sits in front of the UAGs.

Start in the Horizon Cloud management console.

1. Select Settings.

2. Select Capacity.

Select Node

1. Select your Smart Node.

Get Node ID

1. Copy the Node ID and save it for later use. The first eight digits should be sufficient.

Switch to the Azure Portal

1. Select Load balancers.

2. Paste your Node ID in the filter box.

3. Select the Load balancer.

Get the Front-End IP Address of the Load Balancer

1. Select Front-end IP configuration

2. Copy the feip and save it for later use.

Create Hosts File Entry

Mac Users

Open a Terminal window and type the command:

sudo nano /etc/hosts

Enter your password, when prompted.

Modify Hosts File

Use the down-arrow on the keyboard to get to the end of the entries.

Enter the feip you saved from a previous exercise.

Enter the FQDN you used when deploying the Smart Node. This information can be found in the Student Data Worksheet.

Commit Changes and Exit

1. Press control + x

2. Press Y

3. Press enter

Windows Users

2. Open the hosts file with Notepad.

3. Enter the feip you saved from a previous exercise.

4. Enter the FQDN you used when deploying the Smart Node. This information can be found in the Student Data Worksheet.

Save and close the hosts file.

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