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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Help - Name Server - Maybe
Date Sun, 01 Feb 2009 21:31:48 GMT
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Razi Khaja <> wrote:
>> I don't know how you are getting the .com name to resolve to
>> as that is my modem, I can't get it do do that.  I tried disabling the DHCP
>> on the computer that is acting as server, and did switch to static IP in the
>> TCP/IP settings, but then I couldn't access the internet with any of my
>> three computers.
> resolves to for me as well.  The fact
> that this is your modem is a good thing.  This means that when people
> request a page from the requests get up to your
> modem.  Now all you have to figure out is how to get them from your modem,
> through your router and into the computer running the apache web server.

FWIW It's quite common to not be able to access your webserver with
it's external IP address from within your LAN.

Eric Covener

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