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Old 07-08-2004, 11:43 PM   #1
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Seeing webserver from internal network

Hi, I recently configured a webserver on my home network which can only be seen from people outside of my network (WAN) for some. Now my webserver is also doing NAT routing to two different internal subnets which is working fine. All computers can connect to the Internet.

Is it possible for the internal compters to be able to access the Webserver?
The only way I have been able to test the server is by using dial-up(since it is only a completely different network), but i prefer using my existing internal network setup/DSL connection to test my Webserver. Is that possible?

My current set up:

Webserver has 3 NICs:
1 ->Website



I am using SuSE 9.0 with Apache.

Last edited by NetAX; 07-08-2004 at 11:50 PM.
Old 07-09-2004, 02:28 AM   #2
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Probably the simple way would be to assign a static address to the server and point internal systems at it. i.e. give it an address of and then use in the address bar of a browser or if it is translating the address the http://system_name (i.e if the name is

Last edited by TigerOC; 07-09-2004 at 02:30 AM.
Old 07-09-2004, 10:03 AM   #3
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thanks, i'll try that since the server is running as a DHCP client from the DSL modem


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