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From "Brian J Smith" <carotria...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Getting Started
Date Tue, 16 Jan 2007 21:28:34 GMT
Thanks - this newbie appreciates the great help on many forums

Brian

On 1/16/07, Evan Platt <evan@espphotography.com> wrote:
> At 01:10 PM 1/16/2007, you wrote:
> >The following is from the Apache install instructions. It must
> >therefore be possible to get Apache to listen to port 8080. I did the
> >set up as indicated.
>
> Yes, your Apache IS listening on Port 8080. Your question was "is it
> possible to configure Apache so that it automatically goes to the
> 8080 address".
>
> You're asking for two different things.
>
> When you open a web browser, and go to any site, it goes to port 80,
> unless you specify otherwise.
>
> Think of it as a CB radio.
>
> If you're on channel 4, and I'm on channel 21, can I go on channel 21
> and say "Hey, go to channel 21?" Sure. But will you hear me?
>
> No.
>
> Apache is listening on port 8080 as you have it configured.
>
> So your choice is either keep it as is, and you need to go to
> http://localhost:8080 , or modify httpd.conf to Listen 80 instead of
> Listen 8080. But this is a Windows box, so you'll need to turn off
> IIS or anything else listening on port 80.
>
>
>
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