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Using Proxy Server to act as hosts file

I am trying to see if I can have a specific Hosts file that only a Proxy Server application on my machine will use while the remainder of the machine uses the normal proxy server.

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"Fiddler can do this. Using custom rules in it's CustomRules.js file, you can simulate the Windows hosts file by pointing one hostname to a different IP address. An example is provided on their script samples page:

// All requests for subdomain.example.com should be directed to the development server at
if (oSession.HostNameIs(""subdomain.example.com""))
oSession.bypassGateway = true; // Prevent this request from going through an upstream proxy
oSession[""x-overrideHost""] = """"; // DNS name or IP address of target server