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From "Kaan" <k...@videotron.ca>
Subject Re: Hiding the Port Number
Date Thu, 04 Jul 2002 12:28:55 GMT
THX
----- Original Message -----
From: "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Boyle@swx.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 04, 2002 4:48 AM
Subject: RE: Hiding the Port Number


> From: Kaan [mailto:kaan@videotron.ca]
>
> My ISP is blocking port 80 so i am running my web server on port 8000.
> With Mod-Rewrite, is it possible to hide the port number?

No. Your server is listening only to port 8000, the TCP/IP packet (which
contains the browser request) must be addressed to this port in order to be
received by your machine  - this is long before apache and mod_rewrite get
to see it.

Rgds,

Owen Boyle

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