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From Nilesh Govindarajan <li...@itech7.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to map http://www.myaddress.com to http://www.myaddress.com:8000 ?
Date Sun, 28 Feb 2010 16:44:29 GMT
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 9:30 PM, Mike Hagerty <hagertmb@bc.edu> wrote:

> Hello.
> Forgive me if this has been handled in the Archives. I've tried searching
> different key words but I haven't
> found anything.
>
> I have an apache server running on port 8000.
> This necessitates typing http://www.myaddress.com:8000 to get to my home
> page.
>
> I would like to be able to drop the ":8000" in the url and still have it
> work.
>
> The relevant parameters in /etc/apache/httpd.config seem to be:
> Port 8000 - I set this to get around my company's firewall
> #Listen - This is commented out, but from the apache docs, I think this
> would just tell the server to listen on port 8000 (or the default 80) but
> that the
>              port no. would still need to be specified in the url request
> (?)
> #NameVirtualHost *:80 - From the docs I can see how this can be used so
> that a single apache server can handle web requests to different ip:ports
> differently,
>                                       but I don't see how it could be used
> for my purpose.
>
> I guess I'm asking if there is any way to configure the server so that
> http:/www.myaddress.com is assumed to be on port 8000 rather than 80 ?
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Mike
>
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First of all, why do you want to use port 8000 ? Your ISP is blocking port
80 ?

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Nilesh Govindarajan
Site & Server Administrator
www.itech7.com

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