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From Jonas Eckerman <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Cannot browse from the internet...
Date Mon, 22 Dec 2003 00:05:50 GMT
On Sun, 21 Dec 2003 18:44:13 -0500, Ola Ogunneye wrote:


I see a page that welcomes me to It has a "today's featured article" wishing
me a happy thanksgiving, and it tells me it's 41 degrees fahrenheit in Washington. Is that
the right page?

The page is also full of broken links (they go to "http://localhost/*").

>  I guess the IP takes you to localhost which is the Apache default
>  page.

I'm not sure what you meen here. "localhost" is usually just a pointer to, the loopback
interface. The IP can only take me to "localhost" if I'm on the machine that
has the IP, and that machine's got a working loopback interface, and it doesn't
care what IP I connect to when connecting to it.

Jonas Eckerman,

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