Re: host aliases
On Tuesday 20 March 2007 03:44, Celejar wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 14:58:57 +0100
> Thomas Jollans <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Monday 19 March 2007 14:48, Celejar wrote:
> > > I don't, in general, know the IP address. I have a system on my LAN,
> > ^^^^^^^^^
> > if it's on your LAN, why can't you just give a static internal IP address
> > ? If a DHCP server supplies certain dynamic information (name servers and
> > such), maybe it can be configured to map a MAC to an IP or something ?
> I do indeed have my router / dhcp server configured to assign a
> specific IP address to the system, (recognized by its MAC address), as
> you suggest. The problem is that I also access the same system over the
> internet via dynamic DNS, and the public IP address (actually, that of
> the router / gateway - I'm doing port forwarding) is not generally
So why can't you access it directly ?