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From "Scott Sherwood" <mail.li...@shawus.com>
Subject Re: Help needed - cannot access Apache from outside my box
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2002 15:36:23 GMT
Andy,

What is your ServerName listed as in your httpd.conf file? I had a similar
problem once, and because the server name could not be verified with a
reverse-DNS lookup, my Apache would start but could not be accessed from
outside the server.

Not sure if that's what you're experiencing, but it sure kept me busy for a
day or so.

Scott Sherwood

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Kriger" <andy.kriger@verizon.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 9:41 AM
Subject: Help needed - cannot access Apache from outside my box


> I cannot access Apache from outside my box. I have been unable to find a
> solution in the FAQ or mailing-list archives. I am tech saavy, but do not
> know how to diagnose this sort of problem; please help me make my
webserver
> visible to the world.
>
> * I am running Apache 2.0.35 on Win2KPro
> * This is a single box connected to the internet via Verizon DSL with a
> Westel Wirespeed modem (no router, hub, anything between the box and the
> wall)
> * I spoke to someone at Verizon and they informed me that they do not
block
> incoming requests and that the hardware does not either
> * I turned off my firewall to remove that from the troubleshooting loop
> * I am able to load pages locally using http://<myIPaddress> (obtained
with
> ipconfig)
> * My machine can be pinged and returns all packets in a reasonable time
> * I can trace route to my box using www.visualroute.com
> * I have tried changing the Listen directive to 8080, 8000, and 7117 (a
> random number in case the usual suspects were being blocked)
> * HostnameLookups directive is Off
> * Requests to Apache from outside do not appear in the access.log
> * There are no errors in error.log
> * My httpd.conf file is pretty vanilla (only major change is PHP)
>
> I do not know where Windows logs TCP/IP activity so that might be a start.
>
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
> thx
> Andy Kriger
>
>
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