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Posted on 2006-06-28
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Hi, is there a way to publish my internal website on IIS to be published securely on the internet, so that I am able to access it via my PDA.


Many thanks,


- Josh
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by:prashsax
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Yes, you can publish you website on internet.

You would require to either port forward 80 from publicIP to private IP address on your router or firewall.

What kind of firewall/router are you using.

Do you use ISA Server or some other hardware firewall/router for internet access.

What kind of internet you have.

If you have static IP address, then you can go ahead and purchase a domain name for your site.

IF you have dynamic IP address, then you need to use a service like dydns.
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Apologies for the late response, we use a hardware based firewall (Checkpoint) and ISA is just used a internet proxy. I've setup on IIS a virtual directory called http://oncall, there is no specific domain purchased for this. Is there no other way of accessing this website on IIS other than purchasing a domain name.
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Yes, there is a way to acess your website from outside without domain name.

You can access it using IP address.

All you have to do is to do a port forward on port 80 to the local IP address of server.

IF you have multiple public IPs then you can also do a static nat.

Then from outside, just fill in the public IP address of the website in the browser and it will open.

http://x.x.x.x/virtual_directory_name

If you want, you can get a third level domain name for free. Like YOURNAME.ABCZ.COM etc.

Just look at this site:  http://freedns.afraid.org/zc.php?from=L2R5bmFtaWMv

They offer free subdomain registration facility. Just signup for free and create your own subdomain.
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Thanks alot, i will try your suggestions.

- Josh
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