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Old 04-06-2004, 04:48 PM   #1
xviddivxoggmp3
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Question apache and http://www.domainname.com


How can I mask my ipaddress as a .com name?
Instead of having people find my apache server with.
http://123.456.123.456/
i want it to be.
http://www.somename.com/
so people could just put
johndoewebsite.com
into the browser, and poof it goes to my site.

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Old 04-06-2004, 04:57 PM   #2
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Register the name you want with a Registrar.
Point your name from the registrar to the DNS servers you have setup that translates your current server's IP to a name.
Setup your DNS server..

And poof, you have your own domain name.............
 
Old 04-06-2004, 04:57 PM   #3
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you will have to deal with those that register DNS and keep in mind you will need to be on a static IP for that to work.
 
Old 04-06-2004, 05:06 PM   #4
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you will have to deal with those that register DNS and keep in mind you will need to be on a static IP for that to work.
I have DHCP and host my own domain.. actually 3..

If you don't have a Static IP, you can use such services like www.zoneedit.com to use Dynamically issued IP's, etc. Its just much easier with a Static IP.
 
Old 04-07-2004, 11:14 AM   #5
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yes, for years ive used tzo.com for my dynamic DNS hosting.

quick question for you. who do you sujest for registering your DNS domain name with?

as soon as i recover from MDK10 killing my apache server thus losing all my code for my site i need to swap the DNS from my current host to my house.

have not looked into a registrer yet as i want to get the site up 100% before i move the DNS.
 
  


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