troubleshooting Question

Linksys Router with Local Domains

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I am a web developer.

As such, I have a local network setup.
1 Development machine, 1 Linux Server (LAMP)

Apache is configured correctly, and the router is configured to route ports 80 and 443 through to the servers IP address.

I am finding that when I try to internally browse to a website that I am working on via the fqdn, the site does not come up at all, however, if I am RDP'd into a machine outside of my home network, the sites do come up.

So...  the temporary solution was to add records to my development machines 'hosts' file.

While this does work, it is not ideal.  As I get more work, I like to develop locally first, to I am needing to constantly add more records to this 'hosts' file.

Now, with an older DLink router, I did not have this problem.  It only occurs now with this 'new' LinkSys EA2700 Router.

I've read that there is a "feature" enabled that blocks some sort of DNS Rebinding attack?   However, I do not see anywhere (router management, nor google) that will allow me to disable this.

What can I do, save go back to my old router?

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