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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: Apache tomcat server win8 cannot be accessed outside of local host
Date Sat, 04 May 2013 12:10:20 GMT
Zachery wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> I have installed the apache-tomcat server on my local win8. The port I specified 
> is 9999.
> 
> Additionally, I use the distributed binary version of apache tomcat. Not 
> installing as a windows service.
> 
> I can access my service by |http://localhost:9999| and |http://myIPAddress:9999|
> 
> But I cannot access my apache server from other computers. I searched on the 
> internet, and found I should add a firewall inbound rule in its advanced settings.
> 
>    1. Right click "Inbound Rules" on the left pane
>    2. Choose "New Rule"
>    3. Choose "Port" "TCP"
>    4. Under "Specific ports" enter your port number (9999)
>    5. Continue with "Next" until the end of the wizard, naming the rule when asked.
> 
> After doing this, it still doesn't work!!
> 
> I even tried to set the ports at step 4 to be "any". Still doesn't work!
> 
> I have checked with "netstat -na" to see that: |TCP 0.0.0.0:9999 0.0.0.0:0 
> LISTENING|
> 
> Then only method I find by far is *turning off my windows firewall*! But this is 
> not preferred since the potential security risk.

Well, IF you turn off the Windows Firewall (just for a moment, just for testing), does it

work ?


> 
> Some online post refers to httpd.conf file. But my apache-tomcat have no such 
> kind of fire.
> 
> Could someone give me some hints?
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> EDIT:
> 
> There are three places related to port number setting in 
> the |/conf/server.xml| file.
> 
> |<Server port="8005" shutdown="SHUTDOWN">|
> 
> |<Connector port="9999" protocol="HTTP/1.1" connectionTimeout="20000" 
> redirectPort="8443" />|// *I change the 8080 to 9999 for my own use.*
> 
> |<Connector port="8009" protocol="AJP/1.3" redirectPort="8443" />|
> 


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