[ic] name change from ip address to localhost.localdomain

Jonathan Clark jonc at webmaint.com
Wed Aug 20 17:26:32 EDT 2003

> I’m having a problem with interchange.  When I enter the IP
> address/foundation into a web browser, interchange coverts the address to
> localhost.localdomain/foundation.  This causes a problem when I’m
> trying to
> get to interchange foundation pages from another computer.  I only have
> apache, interchange, interchange foundation, and foundation demo
> installed.
> I changed the servername to the IP address during the makecat
> configuration.
>   I was wondering if any one knows where I can change this setting, so it
> doesn’t change the IP address to localhost.localdomain, which I
> think is the
> default for interchange.  Thanks ahead of time for your help.

You need to edit the products/variable.txt file within your catalog. This
contains a tab separated table of settings. Look for the SERVER_NAME line
and change the localhost.localdomain to your domain name. Restart
Interchange and you are done.

good luck!


Jonathan Clark
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