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From "Martin Gainty" <>
Subject Re: Very basic web server hosting question
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2006 19:41:57 GMT
record the dynamic IP that the Tomcat server is running on and have the other boxes reference
that IP in browser 
Tomcat server =
now other machines reference by going to
if you dont want IPs then publish a hosts file somewhere e.g

/hosts tomcatserver tomcatserver

assuming u dont have bind/dns installed..
make sure the top entry is updated in each and every hosts file on each of the machine's on
the network

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To: "Tomcat Users List" <>; <>
Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 2:11 PM
Subject: Re: Very basic web server hosting question

>I don't care if anyone finds this question interesting or not. I just want a solution,
if it were in the linksys manual then I would not have posted the question, I tried solving
the problem by calling the linksys tech support, also  had a chat session with them, but they
don't understand the problem itself.
> Pid <> wrote:
>  The reason no-one is finding this an interesting question is that it's
> not really anything to do with Tomcat.
> Your LinkSys router probably has a manual, or at least some basic
> instructions for how to map external ports to the internal server.
>> Hello!
>> I am a new tomcat 5.5 user. I have created some JSPs and they run perfectly in my
PC using tomcat.
>> I want to make my PC a webserver, so that ppl from outside can access my JSPs through
tomcat 5.5 running on my system.
>> My PC is connected to a router and my router is connected to a cable modem which
has a static ip address from my cable ISP.
>> But after that I don't know what to do further. How should I configure my tomcat,
so that ppl from outside can access my JSP website.
>> hOW SHOULD i access my pc from outside through my linksys router from port 8080 in
which tomcat is running on my pc.
>> Thank you
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