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From "adrian Greeman" <adriangree...@pixandwords.freeserve.co.uk>
Subject Re: Re: [users@httpd] Beginner - port 80 and firewall]
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2004 17:57:32 GMT
Thanks yes and it was very helpful

For some reason Firreefox has now also come round - possibly because I
switched off popup blocking

Do you know a firewall that IS alright when using Apache?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luis Moreira" <luis.moreira@esinnovation.pt>
To: <adriangreeman@pixandwords.freeserve.co.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 2:42 PM
Subject: [Fwd: Re: [users@httpd] Beginner - port 80 and firewall]


>
> Have you read my message ?
>
> Luis
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Beginner - port 80 and firewall
> Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 12:41:39 +0100
> From: Luis Moreira <lamoreira@bes.pt>
> Reply-To: users@httpd.apache.org
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> References: <005001c42204$a5fdbe20$64944e51@main>
>
>
>
> adrian Greeman wrote:
>
> > I used to have Apache 1.3 running well on Win ME for  PHP learning.
> >
> > Now I have got XP (with SP1) and just downloaded Apache
> > 2.0.48 again personal single computer use.
> >
> > It installed with no problems and sits there nicely saying it is
> > running  - but I cannot connect to it through the browser.
> >
> > The problem seems to be my firewall or virus scanner. This is McAfee
> > for both (version 6).  I disabled the Firewall but to no avail.
> >
> > Following some early advice I ran "apache" on the command line and
got
> > a message about Port 80 being already in use (more or less as I
> > expected).  The only other prgramme that might be a culprit I guess
is
> > Mailwasher which I use for anti-spam.
> >
> > I have scanned the user archive to see what to do next but cannot
find
> > an answer. [Probably I am not attentive enough so appologies]
> >
> > Obviously I can uninstall the firewall and/or the virus checker but
I
> > am reluctant to do that (less so the Firewall) expecially until I am
> > sure it is the problem.  If posible I would like to be able to run
> > Apache and keep my protection.
> >
> > I do not want to waste too much time but I am fairly sure other
people
> > must hit this problem and can advise me.
> >
> > Thanks in advance
> >
> > Regards
> >
> >                                        Adrian G
>
> Adrian,
>
>     This is a little off-topic, but anyway :
>
>     MacAfee is a very peculiar firewall, and even if you disable it it
> may still be "active". My adice is "get rid of it".
>     On the other hand, XP has a native firewall. Do you have that
> disabled as well ? If not ....
>     Also, check the config of Mailwasher (which I ignore), because if
it
> is using port 80, then you can not have two programs sitting on the
same
> port.
>
>     To check, you can change Apache config to "Listen 81" and then
call
> "http://127.0.0.1:81" to see if Apache replies.
>
>     Hope this helps
>
> Luis
>
>
>
>


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