troubleshooting Question

Web Companion Static IP

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This one gets tricky.  I followed the directions to get the database on the Internet and everything worked fine.  The problem was that since the IP was not static, I was unable to use the database.  I have since purchased a static IP.  Going through the same steps on the same system, I can no longer view the database.

Some interesting data here.  First I set the database up on my win2k system with a rounter.  Opened the http port everything worked fine.  (still dynamic IP)

The set the system up on a Windows ME system.  No router everything worked fine.  (dynamic IP).  So on both setups I never really truly accessed from a different PC.  Simply viewed the "Internet Shell" of the database using Internet Explorer).

Added static IP, new modem/router.  Opened up the http port, now I am unable to get to the site.  Any suggestions to what the problem might be.  Is it system related (meaning If I am going to be the server do I need to install Windows 2000 and do something on the networking end)?  


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