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I have one domain (website) and one home computer. On my home computer I installed software for mobile recharge. This system has a static IP.

So I send a recharge request (HTTP request) to my home computer using my website. The concept is: Every request is processed and sends a response to my website. But whenever I send the request, the home system port 80 is blocked.

My home system has no firewall enabled and no anti-virus software installed. So why does my port 80 appear to be blocked?

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You need to tell your router to forward the request to your web server computer.
(This is called port forwarding; you need to forward port 80 to the IP of the server)

Note that many ISPs block incoming requests to port 80, so you may need to use a different port (eg, 81).

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ok thanks how to set port forwarding in my router? –  Karthik Sep 5 '11 at 19:27
    
That depends on the router. Go to the router's IP and explore, or Google the model name. –  SLaks Sep 5 '11 at 19:31
    
ok thanks just now i google the concept thank you. –  Karthik Sep 5 '11 at 19:33

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