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From Brian Dessent <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache won't work behind NAT router?
Date Mon, 15 Mar 2004 05:16:37 GMT
ksc133 wrote:

> i follow your advise and setup another machine to do a dial-up and now i
> can see my webpage when i key in my domain ""
> regarding the ipNAT loopback... i telnet into my router and can't seems
> to have that function? my is a low-end router/switch. the web interface
> also don't seems to have that fuction. all it can do is static IP or
> port forwarding. only...
> anyway thanks for your help...

Add a line to your 'hosts' file as follows:

That will cause requests to go directly to the local machine rather than
trying to access it by its external IP address.  This is a work-around
for routers that do not support loopback.


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