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I have an Apache Web Server on my computer (192.168.0.115) inside a local network. I have set port forwarding on router DIR-300 to redirect traffic on ports 80 and 443 to 192.168.0.115. People outside my LAN cannot acces my website. Apache is running on Fedora 17 and I've checked firewall - ports 80 and 443 are open. What's the problem then?

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can you post your IP address? –  Paulo Scardine Jul 31 '12 at 11:19
    
I check my public IP from another computer, outside LAN. 3 people checked my website - nothing. –  Fka Jul 31 '12 at 14:11

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Many ISPs block port 80 and 443, apparently as a way to enforce TOS and prevent systems from being used as malware hosts. You would probably want to check if these ports are blocked - shieldsup is a web based tool to check if specific ports are accessible from outside.

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Port 80 and 443 are green. –  Fka Jul 31 '12 at 14:02

Which ip address are you trying to connect to from outside? 192.168.0.115 is incorrect. Instead you should find your public facing ip address and use that outside your LAN.

http://www.whatismyip.com/

Once you have your public ip try connecting to your site with

http://{YOURPUBLICIPADDRESS}

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Of course I tried connect via public IP. I didn't write it here becose it's obvious. I don't have any proxy or nothing. –  Fka Jul 31 '12 at 13:49
    
I didn't mean to offend. Its not the first time somebody on this site has tried to do connect to a webserver with a local IP –  VBwhatnow Jul 31 '12 at 13:54
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Rememer to move your computer outside firewall - to DMZ in router. This provide you to avoid problems like mine.

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So did that solve your problem? –  slhck Aug 9 '12 at 13:10
    
Yes, problem is solved. –  Fka Aug 22 '12 at 11:09
    
You can mark your answer as accepted by clicking the checkmark next to it! –  slhck Aug 22 '12 at 13:21

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