troubleshooting Question

Can't see my computer from the Internet

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Dear experts,

I'm having problems seeing my website from outside my network.

I just set up a Debian 3.1 system from a netinst CD following the exact instructions on these two pages:

http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect_setup_debian_sarge
http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect_setup_debian_sarge_p2

Then I installed Zope 2.7.2 and Plone 2.1.2. On my local network, the computer's IP address is 192.168.2.247 (running on eth1) and its public IP address is 210.213.119.247 (running on eth0). I can access it when I point my browser to 210.213.119.247, but I'm thinking it goes in because it uses eth1. The same does not happen when I try our dial-up line which uses another ISP.

I didn't install any firewall, but when I edited my network configuration file (/etc/network/interfaces), it said something about starting the IP spoofing service rp_filter. Can this be blocking the delivery of packets to my machine?

Thanks!
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