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From "Brian Mearns" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Running Multiple Windows Services on port 8080
Date Tue, 30 Sep 2008 21:44:26 GMT
How are you "redirecting" to the IP address? I used to use
for my subdomain name, and I was able to append the port number with
no problem. E.g., my subdomain was something like,
so I just went to

Do you not want users to see your IP address for security reasons? Or
just because it's ugly and utterly forgettable? If it's for security
reasons, and they're connecting directly to your site through the
domain forwarding (i.e., not through a proxy), then they should be
able to get your IP address anyway with a DNS lookup.


>> wrote:
>>> John,
>>> We too are limited to port 8080. since our ISP blocks port 80. Have you
>>> ever found a work around for this? We currently have to have our domain
>>> [] redirect to 72.x.x.x.:8080 in order for it to work. Now
>>> users see the ip address in the browser address bar. not good. not good at
>>> all.
>>> Apache 2.2.9
>>> Linksys Gateway/Router WCG200
>>> Jay

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