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From Pietro Cagnoni <>
Subject Re: help with host name
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2002 09:44:48 GMT
> I can only access the apache by it's IP on the PC installing apache.
> (from other pc in the LAN, I can't access, but it's not a problem, since
> I only use it as local test).
> My problem is that I can't access the apache by inputting the hostname ,
> for example, my redhat PC's host name is set to escortLinux. IP is
>   how to make the apache page appear by putting
> http://escortLinux ?  I have set the serverName directive to
> escortLinux.

is the name escortLinux registered in the dns? what happens if you type
'ping escortlinux' on the machine you're trying to browse the server


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