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Configure Apache HTTP Server 2

By BorgInva ·
I am trying to set up a simple web site on my home PC to show some pics from a trip to family members without having to send 60 pics via email, and I already tried that. So, using my WXP Pro PC......

My friend helped me set up an account on DYNDNS (we will call borginva@mine.nu). I have DeeEnes to synch my IP with the name borginva@mine.nu (using Verizon DSL and the IP changes when I recycle the modem).

That all works.

He had me install Apache HTTP Server v2 because that is what he uses for his game server. However, he is at work and I can never reach him. ahve been toying with this for 2 weeks. The readmes tell me nothing. Can not find anything on the 'net helpful.

Can someone please tell me how to set the bloody thing up so when people type in borginva@mine.nu, they get redirected to my PC opening this page: c:\programs\html\homepage.html.

Please explain to me what I need to do to get Apache to work. I just want to get this 1 page working first.

Thank you and God bless.

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by stress junkie In reply to Configure Apache HTTP Ser ...

If you've installed it then it may already be working.
Test it by opening your favorite browser and enter the
URL as http://127.0.0.1 to see if your computer is
already offering this service.

If this doesn't work then check to see if your firewall
software ( you DO have firewall software don't you? ) is
blocking the Apache server. Web servers typically use
port 80.

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by BorgInva In reply to

No, it is not a port issue. I get the WELCOME page.
When I type in http://borginva@mine.nu I still get an error.
I need to know how to configure it so when people go to that site, or I do the local IP cmd, I get the HTML I designed.

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by BorgInva In reply to Configure Apache HTTP Ser ...

Point value changed by question poster.

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by stress junkie In reply to Configure Apache HTTP Ser ...

You marked my answer as rejected but your comment
says that when you did what I suggested you got the
welcome page. The test worked. As I stated, the
Apache web server is working.

Your comment included an example of how you are
trying to address the web server. The example that you
showed has what appears to be a NIS address, not a
URL.

I believe that you incorrectly rejected by original
answer.

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by BorgInva In reply to

The problem is getting it to see MY PAGE. Not the welcome page. I need directions to do all that. So rejecting your answer was the right course of action. As the ORIGINAL quesiton stated:

Can someone please tell me how to set the bloody thing up so when people type in borginva@mine.nu, they get redirected to my PC opening this page: c:\programs\html\homepage.html.

I never said the program itself did not work. I just can not get it to work the way I need it. This is what I am asking.

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by BorgInva In reply to Configure Apache HTTP Ser ...

Too bad stress junkie did not read this correctly. S/he could have probably helped and got the points. S/he did not have to be rude to me, you know?
Anyway, my friend returned and has helped me with some basics and found that Verizon is blocking port 80 and 8080. They claim they are not blocking others. So I tried in the server programs, and forwarded in my Netgear router, many other ports, like 1701, 15000, 60000, 21 (which says it has been disabled for security reasons), and more.
Then is earched the Internet and found that Neatgear routers do not do some sort of loopback or something. Techno bla blas to me, but from what I read, no one with a Netgear router could host their own website.
So it is either Verizon or my Netgear router.

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