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From Jonathon Koyle <literea...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] port forwarding and other options for having access to my apache server through the ip address
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2019 21:23:58 GMT
The only other suggestions I have are to Verify that your server is
accessible from another machine, not blocked by a firewall or only
listening on loopback.  It isn't likely to be an ISP issue unless they try
to restrict you from serving a website...

On Fri, Jan 11, 2019, 13:54 Stathis G. Arapostathis <
e.arapostathis@gmail.com wrote:

> well, i have a dynamic ip but this is not my problem. I also portforwarded
> port 80 before sending current question but I still do not have access.
>
> There are some years passed since the last time I port-forwarded apache
> server and I thought that maybe some additional modifications from
> apache-server side are needed as the updates pass through time.
>
> I guess I have to contact my ISP again, it could be an ISP issue.
> thank you very much for the quick responses.
>
>
>
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> On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 10:37 PM Jonathon Koyle <litereader@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> You may also need to look into whether you have a static or dynamic IP
>> address.  Many Consumer ISP packages provide dynamic, so the public IP
>> address changes periodically, often a day or two in my experience.  Also
>> note this won't be the IP address of your host machine, but the IP assigned
>> to the router.
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 11:14 AM John <john.iliffe@iliffe.ca> wrote:
>>
>>> Start here:
>>>
>>> https://portforward.com/technicolor/td5130/
>>>
>>> What you need to do is open port 80 (unencrypted http), that is,
>>> Internet browsers. Be sure
>>> you have appropriate security because you are putting your machine in a
>>> hostile environment!
>>> If you don't believe that, look at your log after a few days on the 'net!
>>>
>>> If you plan to encrypt your pages, you will also need port 443 open
>>> (HTTPS).
>>>
>>> Good luck.
>>>
>>> John
>>> ========================================
>>>
>>> On Fri, 2019-01-11 at 20:04 +0200, Stathis G. Arapostathis wrote:
>>>
>>> Dear Sirs / Madams,
>>>
>>>   I was wondering on how I could configure my router and make any other
>>> necessary configurations in order to open up my localhost to the web and
>>> letting internet users to access my locally stored pages by putting my ip
>>> address.
>>>
>>> I have an old router and no support is available. My isp does not have
>>> support and I received zero responses from the router's support service. I
>>> think I have added a port in my router's menu but still internet users do
>>> not have access on it.
>>>
>>>
>>> I am using the latest ms4w package which uses apache 2.4.27 along with
>>> mapserver and few other mapping tools.
>>>
>>> My router is the technicolor td5130.
>>>
>>> Could anyone provide some feedback please?
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> --
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>>
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