Static IP and fully qualified domain names

Peter Ulrich Kruppa root at
Fri Nov 21 07:33:19 PST 2003


This question is inspired by a recent mail on this list.

My ISP was so nice to give me a domain name ( and
assign it statically to an IP (
[So now everybody in the world can telnet and crack
my private machine :-)  ]

>From reading manuals one should think, that now I could give my
machines names like,, etc...
and all these would be reachable via internet - but they aren't.
The only one that can be accessed is .

How comes this?



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