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We have had problems a couple times now where the links to the CDN in our components don't get properly updated between the team, QA, and staging environments.

Is there a way to force an error if the QA environment tries to access the team CDN or vice-versa? Or some other well-known solution to this problem?

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If the different CDNs are hosted at different IP addresses one possibility might be to configure the local hosts table for the machines in a certain environment in such way as to overwrite the DNS resolution for the CDNs which shouldn't be accessible and pointing them to either:

  • a non-existent address, causing connection timeout failures if the invalid CDNs are referenced
  • a server where the respective files cannot be found, causing 404 errors (faster than the connection timeouts)
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  • clever, I like this. – avi Mar 8 '18 at 8:44

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