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From Chad Morland <chad.morl...@inquent.com>
Subject RE: cannot access pages except from my box
Date Fri, 21 Dec 2001 16:57:23 GMT
Three simple letters... NAT ;)


On Fri, 21 Dec 2001, George Gallen wrote:

> Or you could buy a cheap netgear or such firewall that
> has port mapping built it. You assign it the IP address (Internet)
> and configure it to remap to a certain IP address based
> on port # (on the LAN side of the firewall)
> 
> It works great, and it's cheap and easy to setup
> 
> George
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Darrel Austin [mailto:daustin@visi.com]
> >Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 11:40 AM
> >To: users@httpd.apache.org
> >Subject: Re: cannot access pages except from my box
> >
> >
> >on 12/21/01 10:24 AM, Darren at backdoc@crotchett.com wrote:
> >
> >> 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?
> >
> >I'm a complete newbie to all of this, so someone please 
> >correct me if I am
> >wrong, but from the research I've done recently (in trying to get two
> >servers set up behind one IP) DNS can not handle port mapping.
> >
> >Personally, this seems to be a big omission from the overall 
> >workings of the
> >internet. 
> >
> >I've been trying to figure out how to run two physical servers 
> >behind one IP
> >address. The consensus seems to be that you can't, unless you 
> >want to mess
> >with some complex load-balancing systems, or run a proxy 
> >server outside of
> >your LAN. The only real solution is to get a second routable IP
> >address--which doesn't fix the particular problem you are having.
> >
> >One thought: could you set up domain forwarding? Have some ISP set up
> >yourdomain.com to point at youripaddress:8080 or something? (Or is that
> >basically dns?)
> >
> >Again, if this is incorrect, someone please jump in.
> >
> >-Darrel
> >
> >
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