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I have my IP address mapped to a hostname "example.com" where I have a simple Welcome webpage. The webpage is written in PHP. After I successfully connect to the Pi Access Point I attempt to go to the hostname but it fails majority of the time. When I try the static IP it connects to the webpage right away. I have the Pi inside a plastic enclosure that is about 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) thick. What settings or possible issues could cause the hostname connection/IP translation to fail (or be severely delayed)?

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    Which IP is mapped to the domain name? What is doing the DNS on the network? – user115418 May 26 '20 at 23:13
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    Which web server do you use ? What is your content of /etc/hosts ? – Ephemeral May 27 '20 at 5:03
  • is it a Pi 4 and are you following the official documentation raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/… ? – rob May 28 '20 at 16:39

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