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Old 11-25-2005, 06:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Hosts file alike on RIM 7290?

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I use the 7290 for a while, and like the capabilities.
But know I get into the TCP/IP networking capabilities, and there are some things which are (clearly) different if you're used to Windows OS........

So therefore a possible simple questions to this user group.
I need to reach a server on our network through a hostname (just the way the application allows users). The IP adress is reachable, but I need to request a https connection with hostname instead of IP address.
In Windows this is easily fixed with the hosts file in "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC"

Is there a way to make these kind of mappings on a Blackberry (7290)?
Any help would be appreciated.

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John de Breij
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Old 11-25-2005, 08:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You would have to have a BES server that will resolve the name. I have an A record called 'intranet' that points to one of my servers at work, then use host headers under IIS to server to content to blackberry's.
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Old 11-26-2005, 04:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for you comment.
Unfortunately we have a BES server that is controlled by our IT department. For testing purposes I would have liked a client side workaround (ie LMHOST, HOST).

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