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From "Ravi Ramamirtham" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Can't access Apache in a private home network
Date Wed, 24 Sep 2003 23:44:45 GMT
Please ignore this..The problem is with iptables. 


On Wed, 24 Sep 2003 18:00:45 -0400
  "Ravi Ramamirtham" <> wrote:
>       I installed Apache 1.3.28 from source on a RedHat 
>9.0 machine. The machine uses a private address of 
> and a hostname that's configured in 
>/etc/hosts. In httpd.conf I added 
>ServerName    ( I also tried the hostname)
>Bind *
>I can access Apache from this machine as localhost, using 
>IP address as well the host name configured in /etc/hosts
>I fired up Internet Explorer on a PC with IP address 
> Both this PC and the RedHat machine 
>running Apache are connected to a Linksys Cable/DSL 
>router which is hooked up to the cable modem on the WAN 
>side. I have not done any special configuration on the 
>Linksys device.
>Here's the problem: I can't access Apache from my Windows 
>PC at all. I tried the IP address as well as the hostname 
>but of no avail. Both the machines know about each 
>other's names via static configuration.
>I fired up TCPDUMP on the RedHat system and can see the 
>TCP packets coming from the Windows PC  but nothing going 
>back. The Windows client sends three SYNs and that's it. 
>There's nothing in Apache's error or access logs either. 
>So, it looks like the TCP packets never made it to 
>What's dropping these packets? I know iptables is running 
>but I haven't configured any filters.
>Any help would be appreciated.
>-Ravi Ramamirtham
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