[PD] [OT] Portable webserver with static IP
olivier.heinry at free.fr
Wed Sep 12 11:39:20 CEST 2012
Le 12/09/2012 11:09, Pierre Massat a écrit :
> I did some research on the web and found that some people use samba
> for the same purpose (reach a computer in the local network by its
> What are the differences between avahi and samba ? Do they both
> require a client on the other end ?
On the other end, if you already run a webserver, you coudl add a bind9
server as a secondary domain name server. It runs fine with Apache or
nginx running a web interface : http://www.afn.org/~afn23397/
or Webmin (in the Debian rep but fat) See
In that case, you wouldn't need anithung else than DHCP clients.
> 2012/9/11 Pierre Massat <pimassat at gmail.com <mailto:pimassat at gmail.com>>
> zeronconf looks pretty close indeed to what I was looking for...
> I'll give it a try tonight and will report the results shortly!
> 2012/9/11 Charles Goyard <cg at fsck.fr <mailto:cg at fsck.fr>>
> let me advocate zeronconf vs. static IP a little more.
> Charles Goyard wrote:
> > Keep dhcp on to satisfy the network topology, and try zeroconf.
> Also, it can perfectly be that mdns is enabled by default on
> You can check by issuing a "ping yourpihostname.local" from
> the raspi.
> I find the static IP way a lot more time consuming and error
> prone. The
> IP you choose can be free at the moment you set it, but if a new
> computer pops up in the network, you can have a conflict.
> Example: on my
> network my printer has a reserved IP in the DHCP
> configuration. If you
> happen to pick this apparently available IP and I turn the
> printer on,
> that's a big mess, because you have not respected the network
> administrator's work :).
> Zeroconf has been made for that: you know nothing about the
> network and
> still you're reachable by name. Easy, fast, default on Ubuntu
> and Apples.
> Search "avahi" in this page:
> To have zeroconf installed in windows:
> (yes, it's supposed to be about printers but it works for the
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