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I have been trying to get my dynamic dns website to work. I have a name of example.no-ip.com that I can ping but can't view from internet explorer. I have a Speedstream 2604 router. I am using W2k pro and have dsl from verizon. I also have Apache and Tomcat running.
Friends can ping but not gain web access. They get a "Page cant be displayed" message, which i think is better than 404, but not by much.
Any help, ideas, clues on where to start? I am pretty technical on the network side but i cant figure out the problem.
[edited by: txbakers at 6:04 pm (utc) on April 13, 2004]
[edit reason] no personal URLs, please. [/edit]
If you're running in Tomcat, you'll have to include the default port of :8080 after the URL.
Also, you'll need to set the default page to a page or else just putting the URL won't work.
w2k - speedstream - internet
does this speedstream act as a NAT router? maybe your w2k has "internal" IP address like 192.168.X.X? (run ipconfig /all to check this) In that case you have to do "port forwarding" -> go to the speedstream setup.
do you have any firewall between you and the internet? you have to allow incoming connections to port 80 and 8080 (tomcat)
third thing: does the name example.no-ip.com resolve to your external IP address? (run nslookup) Your friends should also check this.
Nth thing. Is your apache running?