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unblock port 80

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On Mon, 11 Mar 2002, Abhishake Pathak wrote:

> is there anyway i would be able to unblock port 80 or somehow work
> around it (my ISP has it blocked) so that i can have my webserver
> working?

   Change ISPs.

   No, really.  If your ISP has blocked port 80, it's probably because 
they don't WANT you to run a web server, or most likely ANY kind of 
server.  Doing so could violate the ToS and get your account cancelled.

   That being said, it should be possible to run your server on a port 
they're NOT blocking, such as 8000 or 8080.  With Apache you'd change the 
#Listen 80
Listen 8000

   In your httpd.conf, and restart apache.  The problem then is getting 
people to tack the ":8000" on the end of your host name.

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