[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

Accessing a dynamic DNS host from the same LAN as host

Posted on 2013-01-10
6
Medium Priority
?
429 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-18
I have a dynamic dns account set up with no-ip.info.  

I have the dynamic update client set up on a server.  

I have the router configured to allow traffic on a specific port to workstation with a fixed ip address with an ip camera.

I can access the ip camera from outside the LAN just fine using the dynamic host name/port.

The problem is that I can't access the same resource using the same URL from inside the network on the LAN.  

I am using Comcast for my ISP,
My router is a TrendNet TEW-731BR
My cable modem is a Motorola SURFboard SB6141
DHCP is managed by my Windows 2003 Server
DNS is set to my Server & Comcast 75.75.75.75 & 75.75.75.76
DHCP is turned off on my TrendNet router.

I can ping the dynamic host OK from the LAN.  

Any suggestions?
0
Comment
Question by:Gary Fuqua, CISSP
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
6 Comments
 
LVL 83

Expert Comment

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 38765610
internally you would use the internal machine name i.e.
\\computername\index.html
or http:\\fixedipaddress\
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Gary Fuqua, CISSP
ID: 38765699
Yes I know.   I was able to use the external host name at one point.
0
 
LVL 17

Assisted Solution

by:vivigatt
vivigatt earned 1500 total points
ID: 38766590
Some ISP/routers won't allow this...
Check with your ISP if this is doable.
Otherwise, there may be some solution, like conditional name resolution.
0
Plesk WordPress Toolkit

Plesk's WordPress Toolkit allows server administrators, resellers and customers to manage their WordPress instances, enabling a variety of development workflows for WordPress admins of all skill levels, from beginners to pros.

See why 2/3 of Plesk servers use it.

 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
Gary Fuqua, CISSP earned 0 total points
ID: 38772970
I just added a new zone in the DNS for my no-ip.info domain, then added an A host in the zone including the fixed IP address of the camera.   Problem solved.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Gary Fuqua, CISSP
ID: 38772976
That is the way it worked out.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Closing Comment

by:Gary Fuqua, CISSP
ID: 38792328
Vivigatt, your suggestion lead me to the best solution.  Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Citrix XenApp, Internet Explorer 11 set to Enterprise Mode and using central hosted sites.xml file.
In threads here at EE, each comment has a unique Identifier (ID). It is easy to get the full path for an ID via the right-click context menu. However, we often want to post a short link within a thread rather than the full link. This article shows a…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to add subdomains to your content reports. This can be very importing in having a site with multiple subdomains.
Want to learn how to record your desktop screen without having to use an outside camera. Click on this video and learn how to use the cool google extension called "Screencastify"! Step 1: Open a new google tab Step 2: Go to the left hand upper corn…

649 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