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From Norman Peelman <npeel...@cfl.rr.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Help - Name Server - Maybe
Date Tue, 03 Feb 2009 03:26:50 GMT
Michael Rogers wrote:
> André  Warnier <mailto:aw@ice-sa.com>! you said "Well actually, I was 
> asking the question because I already gave you the answer in a 
> previous post. So make an effort and read it this time :"
>  
> There are several very nice people trying their best to help me, so I 
> may have missed what you had said or I tried what you said and it 
> didn't work.  I also have some medical problems here that interfere 
> with my concentration.  I really don't need the snappy remarks!
>  
> I'll take this time here to say thanks to the others that are trying 
> to help me!  After this I may just unsubscribe from this forum.  
>
>
  Don't worry about it... just let us know when you resolve the issue 
and wha the fix was. It may help someone else.


>     *From:* André Warnier <mailto:aw@ice-sa.com>
>     *Sent:* Monday, February 02, 2009 1:19 PM
>     *To:* users@httpd.apache.org <mailto:users@httpd.apache.org>
>     *Subject:* Re: [users@httpd] Re: Help - Name Server - Maybe
>
>     Michael Rogers wrote:
>     > That why I am asking the questions!  If I know I might be able
>     to make it work.
>
>     Well actually, I was asking the question because I already gave
>     you the
>     answer in a previous post. So make an effort and read it this time :
>
>     quote
>     I) computers work with IP addresses, not with names.  That may
>     surprise
>     you, but it is so.
>     When you tell your browser to get "www.google.com
>     <http://www.google.com>" :
>     - it first looks in its own local "hosts" file to see if there is a
>     translation for "www.google.com <http://www.google.com>" into an
>     IP address like 1.2.3.4
>     The local hosts file can be found :
>     under Unix/Linux, in /etc/hosts
>     under Windows, in windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
>     - if the local hosts file does not provide a translation, then your
>     browser asks "the DNS system".  That is something complicated, but
>     basically it means that it will need the IP address of another
>     computer
>     known as a DNS Server, and it will send a message to that IP address,
>     asking for the IP address of "www.google.com <http://www.google.com>"
>     - if the browser cannot find finally an IP address for
>     www.google.com <http://www.google.com>
>     with any of the above, it gives up and tells you so.
>     unquote
>
>     So, when one of your internal workstations is told to access
>     "http://www.michaelrogers.com", it will do like it is explained above.
>     And, for the IP address of "www.michaelrogers.com
>     <http://www.michaelrogers.com>", you want your
>     internal workstations to obtain the internal IP address 10.0.0.115,
>     because you don't want them to try some Internet address out
>     there, when
>     the Apache server is right under their nose at the IP adress
>     10.0.0.115,
>     right ?
>     So you have 2 choices in order to obtain that :
>     - either you have an internal DNS server, that could respond to the
>     enquiries of your internal workstations, and give them
>     "10.0.0.115" as
>     response to the question : what is the IP address of
>     www.michaelrogers.com <http://www.michaelrogers.com>" ?
>     - or, you add a line into each local workstation's "hosts" file like :
>     10.0.0.115 www.michaelrogers.com <http://www.michaelrogers.com>
>
>     The second one is the easiest to do, if you only have a few internal
>     workstations.
>     Try it.
>
>
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