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I have an web server behind a DSL Modem with a fixed I.P.
I can get Http from a lan ip with a lan pc. I Can get Http from wan ip from any other site.
I basically want to be able to "see" my wan http adresses like others do , i.e. open my wan page from behind the same modem.
My site is both hosted by a company and it calls for my local (home) server as part of the application... works fine.
My problem is that i need to be able to test the prog at home and get page cannot be displayed when using a wan ip from a lan p.c. (only parts of the prog have wan address (of my home) and i don't want to have to edit these out each time i test)
When i had a cable modem , this worked.
Now I get the modem admin page (although the modem's wan remote admin is disabled, but i assume that this is because i'm a valid lan manager of the modem
If i disable managment alltogether, page cannot be displayed
this is tracert from lan to wanip
Tracing route to 60-240-XXX-XXX.tpgi.com.au [60.240.XXX.XXX]
over a maximum of 30 hops:
1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 60-240-XXX-XXX.tpgi.com.au [60.240.XXX.XXX]
rosscoad is right it is a nat issue or more a firewall issue. We had this problem at work and it turned out that the firewall(like any good firewall shouldn't) wont allow inside traffic to loop back to keep you from having a problem with people spoofing internal ip address to bypass the firewall.