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From "Seifert, Michael K." <mseif...@ufl.edu>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Trouble getting server to wrok
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 19:51:32 GMT
Ok, I understand my problem now.  I went to that IP website on two 
different machines in the room, and just as you said, they have 
the same outside world IP address.  Thanks again for you help.

-M

On Fri Nov 17 14:47:11 EST 2006, Evan Platt 
<evan@espphotography.com> wrote:

> At 11:30 AM 11/17/2006, you wrote:
>> The server machine is at school, it is running Windows XP.
>> 
>> I'm not really sure what to say about the port number, in the 
>> httpd.conf file I have the "Listen 80" line.  Is there something 
>> else I should change it to, or a different place in the conf 
>> file that I should look?
>> 
>> My IP address does begin with 192.168.XX.XXX.  With the magic of 
>> Google, I see that this could be the reason I can access it from 
>> the same room.  So, I suppose my next question would be: is 
>> there some way to "forward" other clients to this specific 
>> machine, or make a different IP address for this machine that 
>> would be independent of my schools network?
>> 
>> Agian, thanks for your help.  I'm sure this is a really basic 
>> (and boring) problem.
> 
> Ok, so it's listening on port 80. But 192.168.XX.XXX is a private 
> IP. Meaning, only people on the same internal network can access 
> it.
> 
> Since you're at a school, likely you won't be able to have people 
> get access to your website from the outside world.
> 
> You COULD try going to http://www.whatismyip.com which will tell 
> you what IP address you have from the outside world, but all 
> machines on your network there may have the same IP. So 
> basically, your only real solution is to talk to the school 
> network admin, and see what solution they can offer you.
> 
> Anything else is just a guess.
> 
> 
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Sincerely,
Michael Seifert



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