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Setup:

  • MacBook Pro (Running OS X) with Apache and WordPress install running at http://myhostname
  • myhostname is mapped to 127.0.0.1 in /etc/hosts
  • I can not use URL to access the server, like 192.168.1.4 because the URL changes when I change locations and WordPress is sensitive to that
  • I can not use myhostname to access the server, because hosts file on iPad can not be changed

How can I access the server from iPad? I tried Squid as a proxy, but that didn't pick up on the hosts file and failed to locate myhostname

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closed as off topic by Sven, joeqwerty, Khaled, Iain Apr 8 '12 at 12:49

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Setup some sort of dynamic DNS so that you can access your site via a name.

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