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From Evan Platt <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Install Problem
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 17:47:33 GMT
At 09:57 AM 4/28/2009, you wrote:
>Not certain what gives.  Apache install was flawless on Red Hat 
>Linux box; and Apache starts ok.   My problem is I can't get the 
>index.html page to display from my desktop.
>I can ping the box fm desktop.
>tracert // returns correct path from desktop.
>telnet localhost 80   // from server connects ok.
>telnet to 80  // from desktop give me a connection 
>failed message.
>I turned off iptables on the Linux box.
>The network guys say path to box fm my desktop is open.
>Does anyone knows what else to check?

Doesn't sound like an Apache issue, but a few suggestions:

Try running Apache on a different port.

Try running Netcat - on the 'server', run
nc -l -p 80
(without Apache running).
On the workstation / desktop, try
ls | nc 80

You should on the server see the output of ls from the workstation. 

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