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From Jason Michelizzi <>
Subject Re: cannot access pages except from my box
Date Fri, 21 Dec 2001 04:20:00 GMT
Darren wrote:
> Still sounds like a firewall or possibly a hardware problem.  Maybe TCP
> wrappers?  Take a look at /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny.  Can you
> ping into the box?  Can you ping out from it?
> Darren

Yes, I can ping into and out of my box.  I can also do other things:  I
have an ssh daemon running on tcp port 22, and I can ssh into my box
from different machines (after having written the proper ipchains
firewall rules).  Both the /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny files
are empty (except for some comments).  What should they contain?

thanks again

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jason Michelizzi" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 9:47 PM
> Subject: cannot access pages except from my box
> > I have Apache 1.3.22 running on my Red Hat Linux (7.1) box, and I have a
> > strange problem.  I cannot access web pages from outside of my box.  For
> > example, if I tell my favorite web browser on my Linux to go to
> > I can see my web page just fine.  But, if I go to
> > another machine and do the same, the browser just sits there for awhile
> > until a timeout occurrs and it reports that my ip address is not
> > responding.
> > If also tried opening a telnet connection to my ip address on port 80
> > ... similar results.
> >
> > I believe that my firewall settings are correct, I've even setting it so
> > that it accepts everything that comes to my machine.  No luck.  I'm
> > thinking that I have a setting wrong for Apache, or, perhaps, my network
> > administrator doesn't want me running a web server, though I don't think
> > that's the problem.
> >

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