?
Solved

Intranet name not resolved. Using IP but want to use name.

Posted on 2004-10-14
5
Medium Priority
?
259 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
When accessing my company's intranet, I cannot use the name, i have to use the IP. However, all the links in the website use the name, so I'm always having to paste the IP in the address field.

Is there a way to tell Windows the IP of a web when its not on the DNS?
0
Comment
Question by:DBDevOne
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Alexdelen
ID: 12308529
Go to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\

open the hosts file with notepad

and add

x.x.x.x      www.namecompany.com

save the document

and try to ping the url :p

Greets

Alex :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:DBDevOne
ID: 12308824
Hello. I already had added the entry to the hosts file. I can ping it but the page still won't come up in the browser when entered by name. I cleared the browser cache but still no luck.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Alexdelen earned 1000 total points
ID: 12308960
are you using a proxy for your internet if yes put that address in "Bypass proxy for local addresses" In your lan settings of your browser
0
 

Author Comment

by:DBDevOne
ID: 12309065
You're awesome!
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Alexdelen
ID: 12309118
you are welcome

glad to helpµ
0

Featured Post

Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Nslookup is a command line driven utility supplied as part of most Windows operating systems that can reveal information related to domain names and the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses associated with them. In simple terms, it is a tool that can …
This article offers some helpful and general tips for safe browsing and online shopping. It offers simple and manageable procedures that help to ensure the safety of one's personal information and the security of any devices.
this video summaries big data hadoop online training demo (http://onlineitguru.com/big-data-hadoop-online-training-placement.html) , and covers basics in big data hadoop .
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…

850 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question