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I can not ping my hostname. Why?

The router assigns an IP address for my server. I can ping my router IP address . I can ping any other IP address outside my LAN, but I am unable to ping my own hostname .

Run the following command to make sure that your can ping IPs outside your LAN:

If you are getting good results, then it is highly likely to be a firewall issue. Add the following directive into your firewall rules file: /etc/ipf.rules

ipfilter_enable="NO"
 
 
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