Apache 2.0.52 help
Aaron P. Martinez
ml at proficuous.com
Fri Oct 29 22:21:03 PDT 2004
> > > I just did a default install of FreeBSD 4.10 and used CVSup
> > > download the newest port of Apache (2.0.52), did a make, then make
> > > everything looked like it went well. Used /usr/local/sbin/apachectl
> > > to start up the httpd and put this line in to my /etc/rc.conf so it will
> > > start up when the server boots. The problem I am having is that anyone
> > > on the subnet on the server gets a DNS error (Page can not be
> > > I can view the page fine as I have the same subnet of the server, but
> > tried
> > > it on another machine (different Internet Service Provider) to verify
> > > it would not load. Any suggestions on what could be causing this issue?
> > > am new to both FreeBSD and Apache, and right now am finding the
> > > documentation for Apache 2 a little lacking for troubleshooting
> > > like this.
> > Doesn't sound like an Apache problem to me. From outside the subnet, can
> > you ping the server by ip? By name? Is it a public (routable) IP
> >Hi Clay, please bottom post..it helps people get the whole story..
> >you can ping the ip from remote isp.......can you also telnet to port 80
> >on the apache machine from the remote isp?
> >telnet <ip of apache server> 80
> Sorry, I find bottom posting a pain in the arse. No it looks like
> ftp and telnet do not work from the remote ISP.
You say you're behind a 3com dsl router..... do you have port 80 set to
forward port 80 requests to the machine running apache? the pings that
you are seeing are likely just ping responses from the external IP of
the dsl router.
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