# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-11-21 16:35:59 +0100: > Hi! > > This question is inspired by a recent mail on this list. > > My ISP was so nice to give me a domain name (pukruppa.net) and > assign it statically to an IP (188.8.131.52). > [So now everybody in the world can telnet pukruppa.net and crack > my private machine :-) ] > > >From reading manuals one should think, that now I could give my > machines names like one.pukruppa.net, two.pukruppa.net, etc... > and all these would be reachable via internet - but they aren't. > The only one that can be accessed is pukruppa.net . > > How comes this?
maybe this will help: How does DNS work? http://cr.yp.to/djbdns/intro-dns.html The Big Picture http://www.lifewithdjbdns.org/#The%20Big%20Picture Case study: a firewalled office network http://cr.yp.to/djbdns/sample-office.html The importance of separating DNS caches from DNS servers http://cr.yp.to/djbdns/separation.html "content" and "proxy" DNS servers http://homepages.tesco.net/~J.deBoynePollard/FGA/dns-server-roles.html "primary" and "secondary" DNS servers http://homepages.tesco.net/~J.deBoynePollard/FGA/dns-database-replication.html -- If you cc me or remove the list(s) completely I'll most likely ignore your message. see http://www.eyrie.org./~eagle/faqs/questions.html _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"