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From Ven <venkma...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Apache + DSL + Router + Beginner = partial web- presence outside router!HELP!
Date Wed, 28 Aug 2002 15:15:22 GMT
Yep, I did try it from work - and with the same results as babelfish.

The reason I opted for babelfish is that I can test it from the same
machine without having to involve other people or having to run to
another machine.

--- Allen Crawford <AllenC@mailcode.com> wrote:
> Do you have the latest firmware on the Linksys router?  Have you
> had a
> friend or someone try to access your web site?  Or maybe try it
> from work?
> I would do that before I'd mess with the babelfish stuff.
> 
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Ven [mailto:venkman69@yahoo.com] 
> Sent:	Wednesday, August 28, 2002 7:32 AM
> To:	users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject:	[users@httpd] Apache + DSL + Router + Beginner = partial
> web-presence outside router!HELP!
> 
> I am having problems getting my apache webserver in what appears to
> be 
> transmitting (specifically) webpages to the WAN.
> 
> Here's my setup:
> 
> RedHat 7.3
> Apache : 1.3.23
> 
> Router:
> Linksys DSL 4port router handles the PPPoE connection to the
> service
> provider and serves as a hub locally.
>    I don't use DHCP, all machines have static IP addresses.
>    Forwarding enabled on port 80 to the apache webserver ip
> address.
> 
> Domain name:
> I have registered with noip.com which provides dynamic dns service
> since my DSL line is not a static IP address. This works very well,
> and I have tested pings from few of the websites which provide the
> service. They were all successful in resolving my hostname.
> 
> Apache config:
> The installation is default. The only thing I changed was the
> ServerName directive to my noip registered hostname (well fqdn).
> 
> Here are the following things I have tried and the results:
> 
> 1. Within my LAN (on "my" side of the router) apache is working. I
> am
> 
> able to get to the pages (just the apache documentation which is
> default).
> I am also able to run cgi-bin scripts. I created a few small ones
> and
> 
> they all work fine.
> 
> 2. When I browse the webserver from the "other side" of the 
> router,things get weird. What I do for this is go to 
> babelfish.altavista.com and request a translation for my website. 
> Result: nothing. babelfish is unable to retrieve the page and times
> out. 
> access_log states that the babelfish was served and gives a 200
> status 
> which I have come to understand as an okay (still trying to find
> the
> list of codes and related messages).
> 
> 3. The freaky thing is that I am able to run the cgi-bin scripts
> without problems. Babelfish is able to retrieve the results in no
> time and show me a translated version without problems.
> 
> 4. I went ahead and modified some of the directory settings. I
> changed 
> /usr/share/doc to "allow from all" instead of localhost. Then
> babelfish timed out trying to access /doc/. Then I specifically set
> the deny all and this generated error response:Forbidden, which
> babelfish translated. So I figure that the information is able to
> get
> through both ways - otherwise there would be no error message.
> 
> Could someone please assist? this is so frustrating ! Does anyone
> have 
> any ideas as to what could be the screwup?
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> Venkman venkman69@yahoo.com
> 
> 
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