Re: Problem with exposing a web server through an ADSL Router/Modem/Firewall

From: E. (
Date: 03/04/04

Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2004 09:42:48 GMT

Felix Collins wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been trying to expose an Apache 2.0 web server through an ADSL
> router/modem/firewall. Router has a fixed IP. I've opened port 80 and
> 443 (and forwarded to my web server machine) and the Apache install is
> listening on port 80 and 443. I can view the web page via Http and
> Https from the internal network direct to the machine name of the
> server. However, when I try to use the fixed IP of the router the
> request times out. The apache set up is running on Win2K Server. Anyone
> got any other ideas about how to make it work? Or how to check where the
> request is getting to.
> Cheers,
> Felix

Are you sure its a router issue and not a hosts.allow thingy type issue?