On Tue, 21 Oct 2003 15:28:51 -0700 (PDT)
Micke P <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> 
> --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > > I opened the port on my (hardware) router box, not
> > the
> > > FreeBSD firewall. Internet -> ISP -> Modem ->
> > Router
> > > -> FreeBSD box. Hopefully that's all I need to do
> > to
> > > forward the port 8080 packets. Do I need to
> > configure
> > > the FreeBSD firewall settings as well to reflect
> > the
> > > port?
> > 
> > no, if you can get to the website from inside your
> > hardware firewall (a
> > machine other then your freeBSD box) then the
> > problem ly's with either
> > your hardware firewall, or your ISP.  What Brand
> > firewall do you have? 
> > Remeber that just opening port 8080 will not work,
> > you have to go into the
> > "Port Forwarding" section of your firewall and
> > forward the 8080 port to
> > your inside box
> 
> While it's not called Port Forwarding on the router
> setup, I'm certain that is what I've set up. 
> 
> Do you know what an ISP, earthlink, in this case,
> might do to keep you from serving pages? I'm using
> another port from 80, because I just get the ISP modem
> status page when using the dynamic IP with the normal
> 80 port.
> 
> I'm afraid I'm just frustratedly baffled.
> 

 Are you sure Earthlink is not blocking all the obvious HTTP
server ports? Try using some arbitrary port >32000

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