[Lvlug] OT: Webserver/router woes
faber at linuxnj.com
Sun Jun 17 17:31:39 EDT 2007
On 6/17/07, Scott Ferguson <scottwferg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been Googling this for a while now with no luck. I'm using Comcast as
> my ISP, and I've got a Netgear WPN824v2 router. I've setup an Apache web
> server on one of my local network machines, and connecting via the local
> hostname works fine (i.e. from within the network). However, connecting to
> my router's IP from the internet won't seem to forward port 80 to my server
> machine. If I disable port forwarding, accessing the router from the net
> just tosses me to remote administration on the router, which I don't even
> have turned on (and that's set to 8080 as the default anyways).
> So since I can make the outside connection without port forwarding,
:-? You said the default for the admin interface is 8080. You still
haven't proven that port 80 isn't blocked.
> I assume
> Comcast is not blocking port 80.
Try a random port and see if you et the same behaviour.
> However, as soon as I turn on the port
> forwarding to get 80 to go to my web server, I get connection refused.
> Anybody have any ideas?
What, if anything, do your Apache logs tell you? Can you hit the web
server from inside your network, not from the server itself?
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