access home server with readable url

May 31, 2015 1.5k views
Ubuntu Linux Basics Apache

hi, I have registered a domain name like and it’s hosted on a droplet with DO. I also have a home server called “myhome” and I have some web app hosted there. If I open the 80 port, I can access the home sever’s webpage from another place by typing the IP address on a browser.

What I want to do is to access my home server using a url like “” rather than using the url.

before I moved to DO I could ask the web hosting company to map the url with the ip for me, how can I do it myself as I have more control of server (droplet) now?


1 Answer

Create a new A record and point it to your home IP.

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