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From Programmer In Training <...@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] hitting apache across home network with hosts file
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2010 19:26:16 GMT
On 1/28/2010 1:15 PM, Matthew Smith wrote:
> In the past I just had one machine.  I ran apache on it.  I modified the
> hosts file to point aliases to the local box.
> 
> 127.0.0.1 mysite_com So in my browser, I could type in: mysite_com
> (underscore instead of dot) and bring up the site. Now I have a new box
> running windows 7 that will be the machine I use for dev.  I have
> assigned the server a static Ip of 192.168.1.2 and the computer name
> "server".
> 
> I have modified the conf file to listen to ip 192.168.1.2 I have tried
> to modify the hosts file on the win 7 machine with the following
> different things: server   mysite_com \\server   mysite_com
> 192.168.1.2   mysite_com All of these fail to bring up the site.  I can
> remote desktop to the machine via its ip or name. What am I doing wrong?

The hosts file is only for the local machine. It does not redirect to
another machine nor work on any other machine.

-- 
Yours In Christ,

PIT
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