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Re: easy networking question (maybe)



You can configure your web server to listen to another port, such as 82. When you select a port number, you need to verify that the port is not being used by another service. The /etc/services file provides a list of known port number assignment.
 
You also need to specify the new port number as port of the URL. For example: http://www.xyz.com:82
 
Bill
 
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Date: Saturday, October 11, 2003 08:16:04 AM
Subject: easy networking question (maybe)
 
I was trying to set up Fedora as a web server. (my first under my new ISP,
which is Verizon DSL.) Well, I couldn't get anyone outside my lan to see my
web server. It ends up, Verizon blocks port 80. Of course I can get out to
other sites, but no one can view my page. I was told though, that I could
use other ports instead of 80. Is this true?
 
Josh
 
 
 
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