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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
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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.

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