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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Can't connect to Apache HTTP server on Windows XP machine from a different machine on LAN
Date Sat, 13 May 2006 07:04:20 GMT
You are running firewall software

kartikay malhotra wrote:
> Hi All!
> I am both a windows and Linux user. Previously I installed Apache HTTP 
> Server for Linux. It works like a dream. I can connect to HTTP Server on 
> my local machine from any machine on my LAN.
> I tried the same with windows. I downloaded and installed Apache 2.2 for 
> windows (XP), and I ran the service. Although I can access my local 
> machine using http://localhost, or through its IP 
> address (, I cannot connect from any other 
> machine in my LAN. Why so?
> Please advise as to how to connect to my machine using 
> from a different machine on LAN.
> Many Thanks
> KM
> P.S. Please suggest changes in the conf file, IIS, etc...

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