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From "Robert Harper" <>
Subject RE: 2 nd Try : help need for hosting the website
Date Fri, 29 Apr 2005 21:47:52 GMT
When you try place www. in the navigation bar, your
request is translated by the browser to
This will attempt a connection to your server on the default port of 80.
Look at the difference. anishanumandla is the name of your servlet in the
localhost sample. What is the external name of your machine? If it is
anishanumandla then try

For to be recognized to the outside world, you must
register the name with the WC3 group. Try using your external IP address
instead of the name like:

Tomcat does not broadcast your name to the whole world.

Robert S. Harper
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-----Original Message-----
From: Ashok Anumandla [] 
Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 3:28 PM
Subject: 2 nd Try : help need for hosting the website

Hi All,

I am trying to host my website on Tomcat 5.5.9 in my home machine, i did 
following steps ..

- installed the JRE,JAVA, and Tomcat 5.5.9
- installed ant
- when i run ant, it created anishanumandla under tomcat webapps.
- configured following in server.xml
<Host name="" appBase="/Program Files/Apache 
Software Foundation/Tomcat 5.5/webapps/anishanumandla">
    <Context path="" docBase="/Program Files/Apache Software 
Foundation/Tomcat 5.5/webapps/anishanumandla"  />
- Configured web.xml for welcome file.
- Configured my linksys to fwd the any request from to port number and 8080 port.

- Restarted the tomcat,

But unfortunately i am not able to make it working , when i try 
http://localhost:8080/anishanumandla, it is working fine, but when i try 
accessing it is not working, i am getting page 
not found error, can somebody please tell me what i am doing wrong 
here?? or if there is step by step document, can u please send me the 

the environmentment is Windows 2000...

Thanks in advance


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