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From Matthew Smith <chedders...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] hitting apache across home network with hosts file
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2010 20:08:44 GMT
I understand that.  I should have made myself more clear.

I have modified the windows 7 machine host file to the following:
192.168.1.2 mysite_com

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Programmer In Training <
pit@joseph-a-nagy-jr.us> wrote:

> 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
> Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
>
>

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