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From Patrick Donker <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Novice needs help
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2005 12:18:00 GMT

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Patrick Donker []
>Sent: 07 June 2005 12:26
>Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Novice needs help
>Simon Maltby wrote:
>>Hi. I've just got Apache to run a web server on my computer, however when I
>>try and go to my web page it gives a 403 error. I have configured my proxy
>>server to direct HTTP to my PC, and I have a dynamic DNS address and
>>program. I havn't touched the configuration of Apache though it all looked
>>ok from what I can tell. My firewall is deffinetly not stopping anything
>>either. My first thoughts is that it is the permissions that are not set
>>right, I am using Windows 2000. Could someone please give me some help with
>>this? It would be very appreciated. Thanks very
>>much. Simon.
>Have you first tried connecting to your apache using localhost?
>Furthermore, you dont give us any info on how you have configured your
>httpd. Can you snip us the httpd.conf? Have you made a virtual domain or
>just a plain one. Virtuals always are my fav because that way you have
>the complete site config in one handy <virtualdomain> block without
>wasting the original config.
>> Simon Maltby wrote:
>>Patrick, just tried accessing it locally and it worked, both on my machine
>>and my proxy server machine. I've put both the config file and the error log
>>on my ftp server
>>and the access
>>log was empty until I accessed the http server locally.
>>As for a virtual domain, I have no idea what that is. Anything beyond
>>hardware and MS Paint is a mystery to me.
>>Dan, the error log (link above) only states when the server started,
>>restarted, stopped etc.
>>Regards, Simon

Is the site you are having problems with? Odd, 
because I can visit it with no probs.
Please DONT top-reply, it makes the thread dificult to follow


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