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From Brian Mearns <mearn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Remote Browsing of Other Ports than Port 80
Date Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:18:00 GMT
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 11:36 PM, Nicholas Sherlock
<n.sherlock@gmail.com> wrote:
> jeff00seattle wrote:
>>
>> ISSUE:
>> Opening a browser on localhost can see all declared vhost (3 different
>> ports), but browsing remotely I can only see one vhost (port 80). What I
>> am
>> I missing?
>>
>> SETUP:
>> I have declared upon a single site (IP ##.##.##.##) three different
>> VirtualHost configurations; one VirtualHost declared for each of ports 80,
>> 8080, and 8085.
>>
>> I can view all three VirtualHosts (80, 8080, and 8085) when I open my
>> browser upon the same host as my site ##.##.##.##.
>> However, when I try to view my three VirtualHosts from a remote browser, I
>> can view only port 80, but I cannot view ports 8080 or 8085.
>
> What's your firewall and routing configuration like? Have you opened and/or
> forwarded those extra ports?
>
> Cheers,
> Nicholas Sherlock

It's also very possible that the remote location has blocked these
other ports. Many networks, especially in an office, and sometimes in
a school, block all but a handful of ports. I would expect 8080 would
be included in the unblocked ports, but 8085 is not generally a
standard port, and is frequently blocked.

-Brian

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