did you try michaelsrogers.com or .net, I have two domain
look at this and tell me what I did wrong. I find
that on my network I can also type "laptop-1" and still see the
# ServerName gives the name and port that the server uses
to identify itself.
# This can often be determined automatically, but we
recommend you specify
# it explicitly to prevent problems during
# If your host doesn't have a registered DNS name, enter its IP
One thing is I am not understanding the "your host" does
this mean "me" as in my computer or the ISPs computer where the names server
Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2009 8:06 PM
Subject: [users@httpd] Re: Help - Name Server - Maybe
Nicholas Sherlock wrote:
> Michael Rogers
>> For the last 6 months I
have fiddled around trying to make Apache
>> connect to the web or
the web connect to Apache. It does just fine on
>> my home
network when I type in localhost! But if I type in
>> www.michaelsrogers.com <http://www.michaelsrogers.com> it
>> The address above is associated with the name
>> somkey.montanavision.net and the Apache is on my home
computer. I am
>> running XP Home SP3, and there a router
between me, and the web.
>> Is someone willing to
help me figure out what I am doing wrong or not
>> doing at all that
I should be doing?
> There are at least two things that could
be going wrong here.
I missed the fact that you were testing from your
internal network. In
that case, you need to use the suggestions from Razi
Khaja to be able to
access your site using that name locally. However, the
two suggestions I
made could be affecting external connectivity (I get
refused" for your site at the moment, but perhaps you have
official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP Server Project.
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