View Full Version : Personal Web Sharing over the Internet

7th April 2006, 08:23 PM
Is there a way to make personal web sharing work over the internet? i know it is apache, so is there a way to make it work? i have broadband, with a router that uses NAT...

Any ideas?

7th April 2006, 08:35 PM
Personal web sharing already does. The IP address that the computer supplies to you only seems to work on the network you're on in my experience. Go to a website like http://www.whatismyipaddress.com/ and obtain the IP address you get. Then, paste it into a browser window (including the http:// and the ending /) and you should get your site up (if it's a user home folder, don't forget to add ~user/). For clarity, see if a friend can get it up as well.

If that's all good, then you may want to get it registered by a free domain director, such as http://www.freedomain.co.nr/ which will divert visitors to your site and some can even cloak the IP address. Good luck.

7th April 2006, 08:43 PM
you will need to setup port forwading most likely to forward port 80 to your system from the router