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From "Darren" <back...@crotchett.com>
Subject Re: cannot access pages except from my box
Date Fri, 21 Dec 2001 16:24:54 GMT
This just went over my head.  But, I'm wondering, can't you run apache on a
different port?  If you were able to work something like that out, would
users have to specify yourdomain.com:some_port?  Or, could DNS handle that
for you?


Darren


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Michelizzi" <mich0212@d.umn.edu>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 9:03 AM
Subject: Re: cannot access pages except from my box


> Owen Boyle wrote:
> >
> > Jason Michelizzi wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Does Linux have a snoop utility?  I couldn't find one.  Solaris does
> > > right?
> >
> > /usr/sbin/snoop? - you have to be root to run it.
> >
> > > from other machines... and it worked!  But not if Apache is on port
80.
> > > I'm beginning to think my network administrator doesn't want me
running
> > > a web server....
> >
> > Then definately something is blocking port 80 specifically. If you have
> > a network between you client and server you have to find out what is
> > blocking port 80 - could be a FW, a bridge, a router... This si not
> > sounding like an apache problem at all..
>
> Yep.  I just found this (very well-hidden) gem on the web site of the
> University's IS department.
>
> <quote>
> Access to Personal Web Servers Restricted
>
> To prevent a possible virus flareup, ITSS has restricted inbound access
> to Port 80 on certain segments of the UMD campus. This restriction will
> stop all access to personal web servers running
> on these segments. It will not affect access to the UMD web site or any
> off-campus web server.
>
> The segments that are restricted (including the Residence Hall areas)
> were showing very high bandwidth within the Residence Halls, to/from the
> campus, and to/from the
> commercial Internet. The traffic corresponds closely to a virus flareup
> often referred to as "Code Red". Since several new variants of this
> virus have appeared, and the default
> method of spreading this is through IIS web servers running on port 80,
> we have taken this action to protect bandwidth needed to run the mission
> critical parts of the UMD
> campus community.
>
> This filter will be in place until the Code Red virus and variants cease
> to take bandwidth needed for mission critical network needs. A useful
> website explaining the University of
> Minnesota requirements for setting this restriction is: University
> Network Management Guidelines.
> </quote>
>
> Thanks to everyone for your help anyways.
>
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