Accessing hosted website within the home network

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: hosting, web | No Comments »

I was having troubles accessing my own hosted website from within my home networks as mentioned in the previous post.

2 things can be done:
1st: Use some free proxy server to access your website (not a very good solution)
2nd: Add an entry in /etc/hosts file of the machine that you are using to access the website:
Following is an example from machine I am using to connect to my website, where is the address of the machine that is hosting the website.