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From Kwok Peng Tuck <pengt...@makmal.net>
Subject Re: configuration issue
Date Mon, 26 May 2003 02:56:42 GMT
Hmm, for public win2k machine, I didn't do anything, just pointed the 
domain name to the ip. Typing the http://www.[domain name].com worked 
for me.


Andrew Hughes - LISAsoft wrote:

> I'm no expert but I think you will find that the problem is not 
> tomcat. Yep you need a public ip for it to work, and I would say a dns 
> entry somewhere also. For example, if your machine is called 'fred' 
> you should be able to 'ping fred.yourdomain.com' and recieve a reply. 
> At the moment I'm guessing you can only ping the ip number address. A 
> dns entry will link that PUBLIC ip address number to the dns entry 
> 'fred.yourdomain.com'
>
> I don't know how to fix the problem (especially in windows, I'm 
> linux), but I can tell you what I think it is.
>
>
> Hope this helps you out.
>
>
> Kwok Peng Tuck wrote:
>
>> You need a public ip for this to work.
>>
>>
>> William Richardson wrote:
>>
>>> I am still relatively new to the "non-Microsoftian" way of doing 
>>> things,
>>> so please forgive this question.  I have downloaded tomcat 5 and
>>> extracted the zip file to the hard drive (I am still using Windows 
>>> BTW).
>>> I have started the server using the 'startup.bat' file and I have 
>>> tested
>>> it using http://locahost:8080 <http://locahost:8080/>  and everything
>>> works perfectly.  However, when I attempt to access the server from the
>>> internet (not on our LAN here at the house), I am unable to do so.  I
>>> realize that I am more than likely overlooking some tiny configuration
>>> issue probably found somewhere in one of the configuration xml files
>>> somewhere. If you would.please humor me this one time!  Thanks in 
>>> advance for the
>>> response.
>>>
>>>
>>> William D.W. Richardson
>>>
>>> willyd82@bellsouth.net
>>> wrchrdsn@memphis.edu
>>>
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>
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