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Why can't I see webserver in LAN?

Why can't I see webserver in LAN?

Why can't I see webserver in LAN?

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I have a residential gateway with virtual servers configured.  Port 80 goes to IP 192.168.1.3 which runs Apache.  If I try to reach my local webserver from my other computer by using its Internet URL (mysite.dyndns.org) it can't be found.  I am able to reach it, however, if I use its local IP, 192.168.1.3.

I just got rid of an old D-Link gateway which allowed such communcations.  For some reason, even though external computers can see Apache, virtual servers won't allow local clients to see local servers.

Any ideas?    Thanks for reading.


Ali

RE: Why can't I see webserver in LAN?

If I understand this correctly I don't think that you can use the internet URL inside the LAN. I have an IIS server setup on an XP machine and can reach it with the LAN IP - 192.168.1.11 or the computer name - but not the URL - I have to be outside to do that.

Kim Leece.

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