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Trader Joey
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Joined: May 11, 2000
Posts: 33
i have started the java web server and i find out my ip address and give it to a friend over the net. he cannot access the public_html directory on my machine. what setting did i miss. i can see the site fine at http://my_ip_Address:8080/index.htm
please help
Prasad Charasala
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Joined: Nov 02, 2000
Posts: 67
If your friend is behind a firewall or you are behind a firewall, your friend can not see your pages. Configure your java web server so that it uses port 80 instead of 8080.
This may help you.

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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