RE: Can't get to web site home page

John Bichao Jr. ( (no email) )
Fri, 1 May 1998 13:36:05 -0400

I'm not sure I follow you. What does the portmaster have to do with it?
Someone accessing the web site from the internet is not going through the
NAS and if I dial into the ISP it works fine because at that point I'm on
the internal network. Please explain.

-----Original Message-----
From: Victor A. []
Sent: Friday, May 01, 1998 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: Can't get to web site home page

At 01:02 PM 5/1/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi it's my first time using any lists like this so excuse me if I do
>something that is generally considered annoying to users of the list. I am
>trying to help a friend setup an ISP and so far here is my first problem.
>>From outside of the internal network we can not pull up his web site from
>any browsers. At the moment it is IIS 3.0. I can ping both the web server
>and registered name. From within a browser it says website found waiting
>reply but then eventually times out. Two things I have not done yet are
>uninstall IIS and reinstall it and checked permissions(actually I think I
>checked this but will double check tonight) The uninstall reinstall
>doesn't seem right because it serves the http request internally just fine
>and permissions I thought would prompt me if they were not correct. It just
>sits there and then times out.

The problem isn't IIS most likely he hasn't set the correct gateway in his
NAS. That's all


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