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comment Make an internal domain
I'm actually going to modify the answer.
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comment Make an internal domain
@James: "Is there any way to get index.html to just route to that IP without having to update the hosts file?" While it is unreasonable to get index.html to route to that IP (it's not even well-defined), it's perfectly reasonable to get "orders" to route to that IP. I recommend that you instead set all homepages to an internal company webpage that is only visible in the local network (which has good security safeguards in place to prevent information leak of sensitive data from a virus in the network, i.e. only shows the information to the people who need it). [continued]
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comment Make an internal domain
No offense but that's a terrible idea; servers exists for a reason, and no one will remember arbitrary URLs they must manually type. In fact, web browsers will refuse to do what you are proposing because it goes against every single HTTP specification since the internet was invented. If you really want to do this, you should create your own browser which assumes that whatever someone types into the URL begins with 192.168.1.110. Even then, no one would want to use the software; you do not want to do this. You also do not want to be using numerical IP addresses. What are you trying to do.
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revised How to allow the internet to view my website on http://192.168.x.x (IP address behind router)?
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comment How to allow the internet to view my website on http://192.168.x.x (IP address behind router)?
@spectre256: it breaks the transparent layout of the internet (as designed), and forces ridiculous hacks to punch holes through the NAT barrier (e.g. peer-to-peer apps; Skype would break if all users were behind NATs). The security issue you describe (externally-initiated worm-like attacks) are a problem with operating systems which have running-by-default poorly-written network services users don't need, and should be handled at that level by sandboxing or other risk minimization techniques. Even (ugh) a local firewall. And a NAT doesn't protect users from even the majority of threats I think
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comment How to allow the internet to view my website on http://192.168.x.x (IP address behind router)?
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comment Best practices to keep your computer(s) backed up efficiently?
"If the data doesn't exist in <strike>two</strike>**three** places at once, then it really doesn't exist." You need three places because if the main or backup dies, then you will only have 1 backup, which may die. I've personally had it happen, since the hard drive I was using as a backup soon died under the heavy load of restoring...