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Can't access tomcat externally

Nathan Fuchs

Joined: Jan 21, 2011
Posts: 1
I just installed Tomcat with the default settings (port 8080), version 7.0 using JRE 1.7.0 on windows 7 professional.
Everything works fine if I keep it as port 8080, but I want it to use port 80, so I can use it as a regular http server. If I install it using port 80, only locahost can access it.

If I type "localhost/" in my browser, I can access tomcat just fine, but if I use "" or "" I get the error "Oops! This link appears to be broken."
This is using the default server.xml file.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
Misha Ver
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Joined: Mar 03, 2008
Posts: 470
Check you firewall, anitvirus software setting and etc
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