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Re: [SLE] Help with internal ip / host names
  • From: Dylan <dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 18:10:34 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405251810.34578.dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 25 May 2004 15:50 pm, Daniel Purdy wrote:
> Hello. I'm having a complete brain fart here, and can't seem to put
> in the right information to google to get what I need, so I was
> wondering if someone could help enlighten me. I have a test server
> set up on our local network here, and its almost running great. The
> problem is that in order to access the computer you have to use the
> internal ip address and cannot use the computer name. How do I bind
> the computer name to the ip address (this is only for access over the
> internal network), so for instance when I need to go view the web
> root I can type in
> http://computerName instead of http://192.168..... TIA!

Put it in /etc/hots on the client machines

HTH
Dylan

>
> Daniel

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