Is it possible to set a ddns hostname to access a name-based virtual host?
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Tue Feb 24 03:20:04 UTC 2009
In article <gnmihj$1761$1 at sf1.isc.org>, hongyi.zhao at gmail.com wrote:
> On Friday, February 20, 2009 at 22:15, serge.fonville at gmail.com wrote:
> > Let me give an example to illustrate my problem:
> > In the following url, the prola.aps.org is a name-based virtual host:
> > http://prola.aps.org/pdf/PRB/v1/i1/p1_1
> > On the other hand, my institute has subscribed to prola and many other
> > journals, so I want to use some self-made and easy-to-memory hostnames for
> > each of them. For example, I want to use the following url to access
> > the above one:
> > http://myprola.myddns.org/pdf/PRB/v1/i1/p1_1
> > Is this possible?
> > You can specify a domainalias for every virtualhost in the apache
> > configuration (other http servers should support similar functionality)
> I cann't figure it out. I only have a web
> client such as ie or firefox to access the above url? Do you mean
> that I must setup a local webserver, say by using apache to do that thing?
The operators of the dynamic DNS service may offer an HTTP redirect
service that does this for you.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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