Pointing DNS to a different IP address

Sometimes it is necessary to change the DNS name indication to a different IP address. As you can see in the example below, google.com currently points to:

To change google.com indication to, for example –, edit the file: “/etc/resolv.conf” as root:

After making this change, the effect is as follows:

Windows as you see there is similar situation:

File must be edited as administrator “C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts”:

After saving the file, the effect is as follows: