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Server on Verizon FiOS

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Hi,

I have Verizon FiOS (home account). I read the following post: http://www.groovypost.com/blogs/mrgroov ... d-port-80/ and I am unable to get my web server to be seen.

 

1) I made my computer IP address to be static (changed it from 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.11)

2) I fired up my web server on port 81, entered localhost:81 in my broswer and it's working

2) I went to my router's page, went to the port forwarding page, and added a new entry:

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3) I entered 192.168.1.11:81 in my browser, and it doesn't work

4) My external IP address is 173.60.88.41, so I tried entering 173.60.88.42:81 in my browser, and it still doesn't work

 

Am I doing something wrong here or is Verizon in my area really strict? From the post on the blog, it appears people got other ports working (eg. 81), but I can't even get that port to work. Any suggestions welcome. Thanks.

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When you entered in 192.168.1.11:81 into your browser did you put HTTP:// in the front of it? Be sure to do that.

 

Also, when you tried that were you on the inside of your network?

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