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From Nilesh Govindarajan <li...@itech7.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to map http://www.myaddress.com to http://www.myaddress.com:8000 ?
Date Sun, 28 Feb 2010 16:57:57 GMT
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 10:20 PM, Thomas, Peter <pthomas@hpti.com> wrote:

> No, there isn't. There are--or were--providers like dyndns that would also
> do port and server re-mapping in addition to dynamic DNS aliasing.
>
> Mike Hagerty <hagertmb@bc.edu> wrote:
>
> Hello.
> Forgive me if this has been handled in the Archives. I've tried
> searching different key words but I haven't
> found anything.
>
> I have an apache server running on port 8000.
> This necessitates typing http://www.myaddress.com:8000 to get to my home
> page.
>
> I would like to be able to drop the ":8000" in the url and still have it
> work.
>
> The relevant parameters in /etc/apache/httpd.config seem to be:
> Port 8000 - I set this to get around my company's firewall
> #Listen - This is commented out, but from the apache docs, I think this
> would just tell the server to listen on port 8000 (or the default 80)
> but that the
>               port no. would still need to be specified in the url
> request (?)
> #NameVirtualHost *:80 - From the docs I can see how this can be used so
> that a single apache server can handle web requests to different
> ip:ports differently,
>                                        but I don't see how it could be
> used for my purpose.
>
> I guess I'm asking if there is any way to configure the server so that
> http:/www.myaddress.com is assumed to be on port 8000 rather than 80 ?
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Mike
>
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If your port 80 is open then what's the great idea behind using port 8000
unless you want to run some caching proxy like SQUID.

-- 
Nilesh Govindarajan
Site & Server Administrator
www.itech7.com

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