Unable to resolve hostname for device that has a static IP (not DHCP fixed)
I have a NAS which I used to connect to with a fixed DHCP IP address assigned by my BT HH6.
I have recently been advised to set it with a static IP (set by the NAS). However, as a result (or at least I think as a result), I can no lnger connect to it over http using it's device name. So, as an example, https://<name>:8080 used to get me to the NAS' admin page. This no longer works.
I can get there by the IP address and I know I can edit my hosts file as a work around, but is there something I need to set for the name to resolve again? Is this because it is not in my DHCP list anymore and so there is nothing I can do?
The strange thing is, I can still connect to it with SMB://<name>/... for files.