Set up web server with port forwarding to web server 80, for some reasons, ouside world is unable to see web page, but machines on local network can see it properly. Any idea?
Internet provider is Verizon. How can I tell packects reach to my router? How can I tell packets are forwarding to my web server?
Any help is appreciated.
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Port 80 is the web port. Whenever you look at a web page you are going to port 80 on the server. If you block port 80 then you won't see web pages. I am assuming it's outgoing traffic to web servers you wish to block. A standard router will have incoming port 80 blocked by default. You would OPEN port 80 if you had a web server at home.
Your computer has port 80 on it already, It is just not activated. Port 80 is used for web servers generally that are hosting web pages.. If you want to host a web page on your computer you can use software like wamp which stands for Windows Apache Mysql Php. This will allow you to host a website on your pc if you desire.. Getting the outside world to see it past your router is another issue.
Do you mean that you need to access an server on your LAN from the outside world ?
The manual is on the second result of a google search for smcd3gn and the table of contents has clickable links.
The machine you run any inside server on needs a static IP address (192.168.0.11 for example) and you configure the gateway so that your outside request to address and port (http://10.10.10.1:8080) gets mapped to your inside machine's IP address and the port you are running the server on (192.168.0.11:8000) for example.
If you are only using one internal web server just map port 80 to port 80 along with the inside IP and you can omit the port number in the external URL. (If you are running more than one server you should be able to figure it out.) Remember to disable external access to the router's configuration if you do this because that also runs on port 80.
My example mapped outside port 8080 to inside port 8000 just so they would be different. Remember that one outside port can be mapped to a single inside address and port. You can run two inside machines with a service on their own port 80 but they need different ports on the WAN interface.
The best way to find out what is being forwarded is to look at the traffic with the Wireshark program. You can install this from the Internet.
Wireshark is perfect for this but you have to learn how to filter traffic or there will be too much information collected. It is also regarded as (a bit of) a burglar tool so don't use it at work without permission.
I would recommend that you connect a PC to a wired port on the inside LAN and configure the router to forward outside requests to the PC. When you run wireshark on the inside PC with a filter that selects for tcp port 80 (or tcp port == 80) you will see traffic forwarded from the router.
Use your outside machine to request a page from the router's outside address and the port you are forwarding. If you have forwarding set up correctly, you should see a TCP connection attempt. If you are not running a web server on the inside PC, there will be no connection so you will only see the SYN packet from. outside. If you have a web server on port 80, you will see a fair number of packets in both directions. (SYN -- SYN-ACK -- SYN -- some HTTP Headers an HTTP GET / a response and FIN -- FIN-ACK).
Once you see successful port forwarding (your are forwarding TCP packets, right?) at the PC, change the destination of the forwarding to the camera.
This is really technical but Wireshark is so good that it is quite easy to use.
To access "localhost" you must have a web server ( IIS or Apache - IIS is the simplest and is found in add/remove programs, Windows components usually) running on the PC that Joomla is installed on. You must also use http://localhost for it to work. Localhost means you are only doing a loopback to your own pc for testing purposes. By default most web servers run on port 80 if the port is changed then you must use "http://localhost:port". Depending on how your network is set up - If you have a router or firewall you may also have to "open" or do a port forward to port 80 for the software to see the server holding the Joomla pages and also allow internet access as a server. First try the default web page the server has usually default.htm or index.htm as http://localhost/default.htm etc, if it loads then you know localhost is functioning, then try the Joomla page you want to see using it in place of default.htm. If no page loads at the start - then check your Apache(Xampp) configuration file to be sure it is set up and working properly - if I recall it is hhtp.conf open it with notepad to configure and save as "all files" not text. You might also check your Joomla configuration options as well to be sure the correct port and location are used for serving pages.
In order to access your default web page remotely, port 80 "INBOUND" must be open to the internet.
To access your web server, two things need to happen.
The first is you or someone else must initiate a http request on port 80 using the public IP Address of your DSL connection.
Second, your router must forward that request to your servers internal ip address.
Ex. Lets say your public ip address is 184.108.40.206. In a browser window from a remote location, you enter the URL http ://220.127.116.11 The request will be sent to your router on port 80.
Your web server will not have the ip address 18.104.22.168 because it's on the private network side of your router. So, lets say the private ip address of you server is 192.168.1.100
You need to configure your router to take the http request coming from the internet on port 80 to ip address 22.214.171.124 and forward that request to 192.168.1.100. This is known as port forwarding.
You also need to configure the host header name of your "web page" so it knows it needs to display the web page.
Since we're just using ip addresses in this example and not an actual FQDN (fully qualified domain name), you would make a host header entry for the web page of 126.96.36.199.
To do this open IIS.
Navigate to the web site in question and right click on it then select properties.
On the website tab, ensure the port number is set to 80 and choose the appropriate internal ip address if you have more than one network adapter in the server.
Next click on the advanced tab and look for the heading Multiple identities for this site. This is where you enter the ip address 188.8.131.52.
If you have a fully qualified domain name, you would enter the domain name instead of the ip address as specified in this example.
Host header names are the key to running multiple websites from one physical server as long as it has the necessary horsepower to do so.
Hope this helps and isn't confising. If you're confused in any way, don't hesitate to ask for clarification.
World of Warcraft communicates on port 3724 with the TCP protocol. The patching process requires port 3724, 6112, and 6881-6999. Once again to download the patches for World of Warcraft you should forward the following ports.
3724 TCP6112 TCP6881-6999 TCP
If you can not forward ranges of ports and are only planning on having one computer playing WoW, just forward ports 3724 TCP and 6112 TCP. The 6881-6999 port range is mainly used where multiple computers on a network may be trying to play WoW at the same time.
Ventrilo: From their web site: Click on the "Port number" input box and enter the servers port number. The program will automatically display the default port number of 3784 but you can change this to what ever the server needs it to be.
So forward 3784 or the port number you chose.
http://portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/Motorola/SBG900/SBG900index.htm for a walk through on how to do the forwarding.
hi there, this is a basic step used to forward ports to your system.
Port Forwarding Steps for Routers
1. Log into your router. Usually the URL is http://192.168.1.1/,
and enter the username , and the
password . If you have never
set a password, the password (which you should change) is admin.
Consult the manual if you have never set up your router before or need
to reset the password.
2. Click on the "Applications & Gaming" tab or Under Advanced, click Port Forwarding.
3. Click on the "Port Range Forward" tab .
4. In the "application" field, type "web" (if you are forwarding wb
traffic on port 80) or "torrent" (if you are forwarding bittorrent
traffic on port 40156). This is just a "nickname" so that you can
recognize what you were trying to do when you come back to it.
5. In the "Start" field, enter: 80
6. In the "End" field, also enter: 80
7. Set "Protocol" to TCP. Web and Bittorrent servers use only TCP,
so there's no reason fo forward UDP
traffic too and create an unnecessary security risk.
8. In the "IP Address" field, enter: 192.168.1.11 or your system IP address.
9. Click "Save Settings." Forwarding should begin immediately.
Verizon blocks port 80 traffic to residential customers. If you want to host a website, they expect you to pay for the business service and a static IP.
I am monkeying around with my DNS records on goDaddy to see if I can get http traffic to go to port 8080 instead of port 80. So far, I have not had any success.
I did find no-ip.com, which, for $25/year, will "host" a simple redirect for you, so that when people type in http://yourdomain.com, it actually gets redirected to http://yourdomain.com:8080. That :8080 does show up in the address bar, but I think that's okay. Especially for $25/year.