Invisible port 80

Robin Becker robin at
Sat Feb 4 10:21:28 PST 2006

je killen wrote:
> On Feb 4, 2006, at 5:24 AM, Robin Becker wrote:
>> I am in the process of setting up a pair of freebsd 6.0 servers with 
>> different hosting services. On one of the servers I cannot seem to 
>> access the apache server which I have started. I can access port 80 on 
>> the machine itself using the machine IP address, but from my office 
>> port 80 seems invisible. The other machine works exactly as expected.
>> Can anyone suggest something simple that may be causing this? So far I 
>> have only been using ssh to communicate with the machine so perhaps 
>> have neglected some network setting etc etc.
>> -- 
>> Robin Becker
> If you are using Apache check httpd.conf to make sure it is listening on 
> port 80 for  the server as a whole or
> the virtual host you want to connect to.
> JK.

...... I just checked and the  httpd.conf says it's listening on port 80 
in the global section. The ServerName is set as ww.xx.yy.zz:80 and 
corresponds to the IP address. I see this in the netstat -an output

tcp46 0 0  *.80 *.*  LISTEN

so I assume the machine is listening.
Robin Becker

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