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Apache: allow from url

BlearyEye asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
In Apache (on Win xp), I have several allow from lines in httpd.conf, of the form
  allow from <ip address>

I'd like to include a url, something like
  allow from my.computer.com

where my.computer.com is being updated via dyndns (i'm behind a router). But when I tried this in Apache, it didn't work. Is there some way to do this?

If it makes any difference, it's hosting a .net web sevice ...

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