[K12OSN] Have static IP - now how to setup intranet access?

Debbie Schiel debbie at redeemer.qld.edu.au
Thu Feb 24 07:37:10 UTC 2005

Quoting Debbie Schiel <debbie at redeemer.qld.edu.au>:

> Hi Everyone,
> Our school has purchased a static IP address from our broadband provider -
> because I was informed that this is what is required if you want to host your
> own website, and also if you want to be able to access your intranet from the
> web, outside the school grounds.
> Our intranet is up and running locally off the K12ltsp server on
> and our website is up and running but hosted in another
> state
> down south (Australia).
> Could someone please direct me (bearing in mind I'm an 8 month old newbie to
> Linux) to a site or archived post with instructions on how to attach our
> static
> IP address to our k12 server. As you can see I don't even know the correct
> terminology for what I want to do.
> What I do know is how to assign a new IP address to our existing domain name.
> But when I type in this new IP into my browser, how do I get it to go to our
> local k12/apache server ( in Biloela? (The main reason for
> wanting this, besides being able to host our own website, is that teachers
> want
> to be able to access our intranet from home)
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?

After some searching, I think the terms I'm looking for are:
Remote Access
Dial-in IP
Dial-In Accounts
Remote Access Server

But I'm still not sure what's what.


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