Unable to access website within server network , but outside the network yes

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Fri Nov 10 01:11:33 UTC 2006

In article <eivn0d$90t$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
 "KickStart.Net" <ragubargs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>   I have hosted websites on by SUSE box,  and ofcourse used zoneedit
> Dynamic DNS utility
> and i have a DSL connection and a Belkin Wireless router.
>   My problem is this: all my websites work fine (reachable) by DNS
> (www.<something>.<>) outside my home network, but inside i am able to
> access only by IP like
>   What is wrong in my settings, which prevents from DNS mapping inside
> my home network where the webservers and hosted and running.
>  I am using apache as my webserver.
> When i use website's DNS name within home network , i am routed to my
> router page.
> Please help.
> ya ofcourse i am able to see www.google.com and so on inside my home
> network.

Your router only does port-forwarding when it receives a connection on 
its outside interface, not an inside interface.

You need a split-DNS configuration, so that clients on your home network 
resolve www.<something.<> to, rather than your public 

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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