apache access from local

Posted on 2005-04-17
Last Modified: 2010-03-04
I have set up a apache server in my company which is behind a router. My router have been set up a port forwards (that is to so I can access my apache server anywhere. But I can't access my apache server in local by the ip I can just access it by the ip Why is it? Should I set something for my apache server?
Question by:huang_ck
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    Usually, routers do not route traffic internal to a subnet. Hence, your router forwarding won't work on web-requests generated bt a machine inside your company. Inside the subnet, your apache machine is recognized as
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    So, if you Apache server is on, just direct your systems on your LAN to that IP. Any systems outside your LAN will have to be directed to the router first.
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    for a class B network, your routing tables on each machine should have entries for for accessing local subnet, and a default entry for your router IP as the default gateway. Can you post the output of 'route' command??

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