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From steve <sfrei...@roadrunner.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to connect from a remote machine
Date Sun, 23 Nov 2008 21:32:20 GMT
Albert Joseph wrote:
> Hi Brian Mearns,
> 
> I am still stuck.  I need to connect to my Apache from the outside world (not from within
a LAN).  I am using an ADSL modem (not router), so I think this means that my server connects
directly to the Internet. I used "whatismyip.com" to find my public IP address and gave to
a friend to try to use it as the "http://" address to log into my Apache, but he said he could
not connect.
>  
> When I installed Apache I used the word "localhost" as the Network Domain and Server
Name. Shouldn't I have done that ?
>  
> Thank you
>  
>  
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You need to forward port 80 on your router to the IP of the computer
running apache.  more info below.

http://portforward.com/routers.htm



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Steve Reilly

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