[Herts] Webmin / SSL / FTP(?) and Reverse DNS!

Oliver Cole stormeagle at ntlworld.com
Sat Nov 15 22:21:53 GMT 2003


in-addr.arpa is a kinda posh way of talking about IP addresses, from what 
I gather, the absolutely complete (canonical??) way of talking about IPs 

On the webmin side... I dont know... have you tried accessing a normal 
HTTP server on the machine? What about when SSL isnt in use? Is that 


On Sat, 15 Nov 2003 10:11:16 -0000, Nicolas Pike <herts at lug.org.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> My logon from a private address or from my NTL cable address to Webmin
> (secured with SSL, on either a local or remote server) is very slow. I 
> have
> investigated extensively and it would appear to be a problem with reverse
> DNS lookup failing.
> Now the solutions I have seen involve adding DNS entries, which is a
> complexity I did not really need.. After all the cable address will 
> change
> and the private address, well it is “kind of” private anyway.
> Some of the articles I read said you could add entries to hosts file, 
> but I
> could not make this work / find examples of it. Would it need an
> in-address-arpa (whatever it was called) entry!!
> Well folks any ideas gratefully received.
> Thanks!!
> Regards
> Nicolas
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