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Re: [Phpgroupware-users] dynamic ip/internet dilemma

From: Chris Weiss
Subject: Re: [Phpgroupware-users] dynamic ip/internet dilemma
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2001 16:36:40 +0000

the easy way is to make your server only answer to

phpGW isn't made to be called by different domain names, and would require some
work to do so.  Even then, because redirects are supposed to require FQDN's, I
don't think it can really be done without breaking that rule.

George D.Plymale (address@hidden) wrote*:
>I've got a problem trying to figure out how to set up phpgroupware on my LAN
>and at the same time offering service to some of my other users.  I have a
>LAN that needs to access phpgroupware, we will call localnet.lan which is
>running phpgroupware from www.localnet.lan.  I can access my imap server and
>login, etc. etc. just fine when working from the lan.  But I also have a
>dynamic connection to the Internet that is updated everytime a connection is
>reestablished, so users can enter my WWW server and LAN by name, we'll say,
>  So when a user on the Internet browses to
> the http port is redirected to www.localnet.lan and
>voila, they have my site.  However, this presents a problem with
>phpgroupware.  When I try to access my phpgroupware system, it cannot be
>found because my server resolves the domain name with my local DNS server and
>therefore is unable to redirect from index.php->login.php (it appears)
>because it gives me a local name error from the remote client.  First it
>connects fine to, but  then when
>redirecting it tries to go to www.localnet.lan:80 which is a problem in that
>this name cannot be resolved from the outside world.
>I have tried to set up two different phpgroupware directories to resolve
>this: remotephpgroupware & localphpgroupware, however when I alter
>remotephpgroupware to insert my dynamic universal name:,
>I cannot access locally, nor does the remote access seem to work correctly,
>in that they want to share the same mysql database, which will cause
>conflicts due to each dir wanting different configs, but yet I need to share
>data to make this function as it is made to.
>How can I set up phpgroupware to handle this situation, or is it impossible
>to do so as it is currently designed?
>Thanks so much for any help!
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