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Old 30th November 2008, 05:34
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Don't give up--router configuration is harder than server configuration ;-)

Apache sends the http requests to the right directory, and ISPConfig instructs apache for you when you setup the hosting for a domain.

Your only problem is getting the http requests passed through your router. is only an ip for a machine within your network--it's meaningless to the outside world. Go to to see what your ip is to the internet. That's the ip you need to put in your domain settings at the registrar (assuming you're using their dns.)

You need to tell your router to pass thru those requests for your real ip to the ip for a local machine like

Try googling setup router for home web server

And if you're using the dns provided by your domain registrar, you don't need to run dns on your computer, and you don't need to have ISPconfig add a dns entry when you setup a new site.

It's better to use the dns at your domain registrar imho, then if your server goes down, you can have your site back up at another ip in a few minutes compared to hours or even days if you have to change name servers in the domain settings.

Btw, that "shared ip" message just means that the domain is not in apache--when you add it with ispconfig, it will go to the right directory instead--that message has nothing to do with local dns entries.

Last edited by PermaNoob; 30th November 2008 at 05:50. Reason: add something
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