On Tuesday 28 July 2009, Andrew Milton wrote: > +-------[ Tom ]---------------------- > > | Greetings. I hate computers and especially networks but I love > | software languages and programming. Zope is tolerable as a medium > | to allow me to express creative language use. Thanks for > | listening. :-) > | > | BTW, I would like to be able to test my server's connectivity from > | the Internet. Something goofy occasionally happens with the damned > | computer/firewall/network interface/network card, etc. etc. etc... > | A reboot puts things back in order. > > Your IP changed and your firewall didn't change its rules to match? > Hmm...would have to test this. The only rule I'm aware of is the one to allow HTTP connections on port 80, so I think it's unlikely. > > | So, I would like to be able to submit a request via the httplib > | Python module and have it _not_ use the local loopback. There must > | be a way to preface a request URL with the gateway or something but > | I'd have to go back to school to figure it out. And I'm tired of > | school. It's expensive and not all instructors are worth their > | class time. > > Is there a question in there, or just a statement about things you > like and don't like? > Ahem. Yes, I think the question implied in my rambling monologue is "How would one specify a URL in a browser or from a script so that the local machine doesn't look at it's IP table or whatever and say, 'Hey, that's me. I don't have to go over the Internet for this.'"
I suspect there's probably a different way of doing this like disabling the local loopback in the network interface but such is beyond me. -Tom _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )