nip.io - Dead simple wildcard DNS for any IP Address
Stop editing your
/etc/hosts file with custom hostname and IP address mappings.
nip.io allows you to do that by mapping any IP Address to a hostname using the following formats:
Without a name:
10.0.0.1.nip.io maps to 10.0.0.1
With a name:
app.10.8.0.1.nip.io maps to 10.8.0.1
<anything>[.-]<IP Address>.nip.io in “dot”(.), “dash”(-) or “hexadecimal”(0x) notation to the corresponding
The “dash”(-) and “hexadecimal”(0x) notation is especially useful when using services like LetsEncrypt as it’s just a regular sub-domain of
DNS Rebinding Protection
Some DNS resolvers, forwarders and routers have DNS rebinding protection - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNS_rebinding which may result in failure to resolve local and private IP addresses. This service won’t work in those situations.
localtls | Corollarium/localtls: DNS server for providing TLS to webservices on local addresses - https://github.com/Corollarium/localtls: A DNS server in Python3 to provide TLS to webservices on local addresses. It resolves addresses such as ‘192-168-0-1.yourdomain.net’ to 192.168.0.1 and has a valid TLS certificate for them.
sslip.io | Welcome to sslip.io - https://sslip.io/: Alternative to this service, supports IPv6 and custom domains.
local.gd | The easiest way to serve localhost. | local.gd - https://local.gd/: Alternative to this service, where everything is mapped to localhost/127.0.0.1.