Originally Posted by lsb
I am running Fedora 4 and have a ADSL modem/router with a Static IP setup to forward all requests to my private network 192.168.1.xxx.
The webpages I have setup can be viewed from outside my local network but when I try to view them locally I get shunted to my modem's hub login.
I have tried modifying my /etc/hosts file but cant seem to get it to work (don't quite understand it).
Any help would be appreciated.
I think your router does not forward you because it "sees" that you're already in the local network.
Try what domino suggested.