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Old 06-27-2009, 05:44 AM   #1
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Question The requested URL /defaultsite was not found on this server.


I get the following error when browsing to my domain name from firefox.

Not Found
The requested URL /defaultsite was not found on this server.
Apache/2.2.3 (Debian) PHP/5.2.0-8+etch13 Server at www.?????????.com Port 80

Basically I have my own debian/apache webserver and have changed the A record for to my servers IP address.

If I put my servers WAN IP address into the browser I get my website (although it shows up in the /apache2-default/ folder which i don't want).

I also get the website if I put my local IP address into the firefox browser.

If I put into the firefox browser then I get the Not Found error described above. However, if I use internet explorer or google chrome I get my website!!!???

- How do I get my website working from firefox?
- What is /defaultsite? I havn't seen or specified that name anywhere.
- Once I have got the site working in firefox, how do I then make my website appear as and not

Thanks for you help.
Old 06-28-2009, 02:59 PM   #2
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You must have firefox configured to run through either a web or dns proxy, remove those settings, or refresh the dns/web proxy, and your site should appear fine.

Your other question regarding /default-site seems obvious to me, just move the default documents into the documentroot of apache.


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