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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
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 <razi.khaja@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't know how you are getting the .com name to resolve to 66.133.46.108
>> 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.
>
> www.michaelsrogers.com resolves to 66.133.46.108 for me as well.  The fact
> that this is your modem is a good thing.  This means that when people
> request a page from www.michaelsrogers.com 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
covener@gmail.com

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