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I have to setup a home server. I have created a DynDNS account and updated the software.

I have set the dynamic dns option in router and while I ping my dyndns account it is redirecting to my router page and not to the localhost.

My router is a Starcom WA3002G4.

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Few routers honor port forwarding rules when the source is within the LAN. Configure your browser to use a proxy on the Internet for your network then try again.

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You need to port forward the ports you want accessible to the outside world (probably port 80).

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Have you configured the router to forward traffic to the server? I don't know how to do it on youre router, but it shouldn't be particularly difficult. Some routers allow the creation of a "DMZ" or have built in processed for publishing to the internet.

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+1 - i Agree i think its a port forwarding issue. –  James Jun 29 '10 at 7:42

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