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From "Jerry Gardner" <>
Subject RE: FW: Re: [users@httpd] Can't Access Secure Server Outside Internal Network
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2004 19:21:49 GMT

>>>Is your router configured to send (https)port 443 to the webserver?
>>if you get by aaron's suggestion and it still not working iptables may be 
>>running and you're not allowing 443 through.  if you run 'iptables --list' 
>>you should see an entry for https, if not you can run lokkit or modify 
>>iptables manually.
>Thanks for the reply. I checked the firewall rules and it is letting port 
>443 through to the web server. In fact, I can do 'telnet 443' 
>from the Internet and get a response from the server, but since it's SSL, I 
>can't do anything useful with telnet (I'm on a Windows machine here so I 
>can't use the OpenSSL front end to mimic a browser in SSL mode).
>I installed a certificate in the appropriate place, and it seems OK since I 
>can access the server over https: on the internal network.
>Is there an Apache configuration that tells it to listen on specific 
>interfaces? The web server is multihomed--one IP is the internal 
>(non-routeable) IP and the other is the external IP.

Apache is definately listening on port 443. If I try, 
I get a page back that's identical to the one returned by For some reason, Apache isn't serving my secure pages 
when accessed from outside my internal LAN.

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