troubleshooting Question

Can't connect to Linux Apache server from other computers on network

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In the building I have a router plugged into a switch, five computers plugged into the switch sharing internet. The IP address for the router is 192.168.1.1, and I can access its control panel from any computer on the network.

I have a Linux server running Fedora Core 9 with Apache installed and the httpd service running. What I want to do is be able to use this server as a testing server for a website that will be developed locally on another computer on the network.

The Linux's address is 192.168.1.109

I can access the Apache test page from Linux by typing http://localhost/ or http://192.168.1.109/ just fine

I can ping 192.168.1.109 from the other Windows computers on the network just fine, so it's seeing the Linux computer

I can SSH into root@192.168.1.109 with Putty just fine from other computers on the network

The only problem, it seems, is that none of the other computers on the network can type http://192.168.1.109/ into their browser address bar and get the Apache test page. It just says "Unable to connect" in Firefox.

I went into the router's configuration and it looks like this:

Port Range Forwarding

          Start          End          Protocol          To IP Address
HTTP     80            80             Both               192.168.1.109

I think that should be set up right, but I'm not sure.

Any suggestions? It's probably a silly fix somewhere but I've never done this kind of setup before.

Thanks.
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