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From InHisGrip <servie_pla...@yahoo.com>
Subject [users@httpd] Apache on a Non-Standard Port - Solved
Date Tue, 20 Jul 2004 09:55:00 GMT
Hi folks,

Thanks guys on your inputs on my previous question.
Special mention to Mike and Jeetu.

Finally, I got it to work. Thanks a lot!

Servie

--- Mike <addymin@pacbell.net> wrote:
> InHisGrip wrote:
> 
> > Hi group,
> > 
> > I have configured my apache manually and specified
> > port 8080 instead of port 80 on the httpd.conf
> file.
> > So my main is www.my-site.com:8080. I have also
> > enabled port forwarding on my router and specified
> > port 8080 for web connection.
> > 
> > The follow-up question is, the main site is
> accessible
> > from the Internet e.g.
> http://www.my-site.com:8080.
> > Now, if I try and access this site from outside my
> > small home network, e.g. http://www.my-site.com, I
> get
> > a server busy reply.
> > 
> > The question is if it would be possible for others
> to
> > access my site, by just typing
> http://www.my-site.com?
> > The apache server is working and could be accessed
> > readily, however, I am just curious if it would be
> > possible or is there a work around this
> limitation?
> > Sometimes, people tend not to include the port
> number
> > 8080 suffix after the domain name which could not
> get
> > resolved.
> 
> InHisGrip,
> 
> I think you'll want to use a third-party DNS service
> like zoneedit 
> (www.zoneedit.com) to handle the non-standard port. 
> I use zoneedit on 
> one of my servers and I've used a non-standard port
> (8080) on apache so 
> I know this works.  Try this:
> 
> 1. Go to zoneedit and sign up
> 2. Config apache to listen to 8080 (done)
> 3. Check to see if Apache works in a browser by
> using a URL: 
> http://3.4.5.6:8080/. Use the port number that
> you're listening on and 
> the real IP address of your machine.
> 4. Add the "IP Address" for your web server in
> ZoneEdit: 
> "ww2.my-site.com.com" points to "ip address".
> 5. Add a Web Forward entry for your domain called
> "www.domainname.com" 
> that points to http://ww2.my-site.com:8080/
> 
> You can turn cloaking off.  This lets people know
> thay are going to 
> http://ww2.my-site.com:8080 is usually OK, and it
> allows the browser to 
> perform better.
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> Michael
> 
> 
> > 
> > As suggested by Jeetu, he mentioned about doing a
> > proxy pass. Is this also included in one of the
> > directives in the httpd.conf file? How do I
> proxypass
> > my main wwww.my-site.com:8080 so that everytime
> others
> > type in www.my-site.com, they could connect?
> > 
> > Sorry folks, if I may have asked this question the
> > second time around, but I am no linux nor apache
> > expert like most of you guys and have no idea
> where to
> > look for the solution. Your inputs could make a
> big
> > difference in this family oriented project of
> mine. 
> > 
> > Thanks very much Jeetu on your helpful tips. Hope
> to
> > hear from you guys soon.
> > 
> > Servie
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --- Jeetendra Mirchandani <jeetu@cse.iitb.ac.in>
> > wrote:
> > 
> >>On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, InHisGrip wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>I tried accessing apache using
> >>
> >>http://www.my-site.com
> >>
> >>the http protocol specifies the default port here
> to
> >>be 80
> >>if you want to connect to any other port, you will
> >>have to write it there
> >>
> >>
> >>otherwise, if you have some other site under your
> >>control, hosted on port 80,
> >>put a proxypass from that site to yours
> >>
> >>
> >>eg. http://second.stie.com is your second site
> >>visible at port 80
> >>
> >>put
> >>proxypass /private http://www.my-site.com:8080
> >>
> >>in your config
> >>to get http://second.stie.com/private  as 
> >>http://www.my-site.com:8080
> >>
> >>
> >>Jeetu
> >>
> >>
> >>>but I only get server busy and could not get
> >>
> >>through.
> >>
> >>>Is there a better solution to this, or do I have
> >>
> >>to
> >>
> >>>deal with it by adding the non standard port on
> >>
> >>the
> >>
> >>>browser?
> >>>
> >>>Hope someone would enlighten me on this one.
> >>
> >>Thanks in
> >>
> >>>advance.
> >>>
> >>>Servie
> >>>
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> >>Jeetu
> >>
> 
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