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Old 06-03-2004, 05:35 PM   #1
flippantfig
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static IP, a router, getting apache working ok Lan-side


Hello

I have apache 1.3 set up on slackware 9.1. It is behind a Netgear DG834 router and my ISP have supplied me with at static IP. The router supplies my slack box with an IP via dhcp and I have the router set so that people on the wan side can see my server. Cool.

What I am trying to do is set up my hosts/routing (really not sure) so that both lan and wan side I can input my static IP (from my ISP) into a browser and bring up the apache server I have running locally (this will allow me to use absolute URLs on my pages and in my CMS configs and use them locally).

At the moment the IP from my ISP takes me (lan side) to my router.... if I add the relevant port it doesn't. Do I add details to httpd.conf, or /etc/hosts (or is it iptables I need to use?)? Im a little lost as I have been working on this a little blind and I can't see the wood for the trees!!!

Any pointers greatfully received!
 
Old 06-03-2004, 06:45 PM   #2
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Use your router to forward the http requests to you webserver. I think this is all you need.
 
Old 06-04-2004, 12:02 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply!

I will have a look at this and post any feedback if I get it going ok!

Updated:
Well, looking at This page I don't think I'll be able to view my site from inside the LAN using my static IP and my DG834 router:

"This router/modem does not support loopback which would enable you to connect to your network by using your WAN IP.

Try connecting to »yourWANIP/ and you will probably get the router admin page.

It's not an inherent flaw of NAT devices as my FVS318, my Linksys WGT54G and my oooold BEFSR411 all supported loopback.
It is sort of a feature that has been taken for granted by anybody other than users of the DG834, DG824, RP614 (v2 supports it) or MR814."

Are there any options I can explore on my Linux install? I have tried adding lines to /etc/hosts, with no luck.

Last edited by flippantfig; 06-06-2004 at 07:22 AM.
 
  


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