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Re: [Phpgroupware-users] problem getting phpwebhosting to work properly

From: SI Reasoning
Subject: Re: [Phpgroupware-users] problem getting phpwebhosting to work properly
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 12:17:49 -0600
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On Monday 28 October 2002 12:00 pm, SI Reasoning wrote:
> It took me a few times of hearing about for it to hit me that it
> was not a program but a website. I have since checked it out and understand
> what you have been talking about.
> However, I placed an entry  in /etc/hosts to associate with
> the internal lan ip address. Unfortunatey it did not recognize it in long
> form (it did in short form though)

I tried it again later and it worked in long form.

> I still think the bug in phpws should be fixed though.
> On Monday 28 October 2002 10:15 am, Chris Weiss wrote:
> > >Interesting approach. The only problem is that I cannot create a dns
> > > entry for this webserver over the internet because it is home-based
> > > cable modem and the isp won't allow it.
> >
> > so they won't allow requests by name?  didn't realize that was possible,
> > and I know a lot about DNS and the way internet traffic works.  If you
> > use one the dynamic dns services like dyndns or dtdns then your ISP has
> > no knowledge or control.  It does not require you to run a dns server, it
> > just updates an outside dns server with your current IP address.  Clients
> > on the 'net do a name lookup and the software (IE, mozilla, etc) will do
> > a connect by ip, that's just how it works.  Without some seriously
> > advanced packet filtering your ISP has no clue if your PC is being called
> > by IP or name, and I don't think any major ISP could justfiy the cost of
> > a server/router cluster powerfull enough to filter several hundred
> > thousand broadband connections.
> >
> >
> >
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