Outside access/networking problem
I've been trying for the past 3 days to setup outside access to my development server.
Here's the specs:
I have one cable line coming into a Compaq iPaq Connection Point CP-2E router, aka, a cheapo. It has DHCP enabled, and Virtual Server enabled (which pretty much is port forwarding.) The settings onthe Virtual Server take incoming requests to the Connection Point on port 80 and transfer them to 192.168.1.11 port 80 (the development server).
The WAN IP is 22.214.171.124. The dev server (also the computer that I'm on at the moment) is set as the DMZ, so that the WAN IP is mapped to its network IP of 192.168.1.11
On the Linux side, I'm running RedHat 7.1 with kernal 2.4.20. The eth0 is set as normal, and access to the internet is fine. The other computer on this network can access the web directory on the dev server just fine by typing in http://192.168.1.11/ or http://technologyx.homelinux.net.
The etc/hosts file contains (aside from the defaults):
192.168.1.11 technologyx.homelinux.net localhost
The ServerName directive in httpd.conf is set to technologyx.homelinux.net
BindAddress is set to *
netstat -r shows:
Destination: technologyx.homelinux.net Gateway: 192.168.1.1 Genmask 255.255.255.255 Flags: UGH MSS: 0 Window: 0 irtt:0 Iface: eth0
Destination: 192.168.1.0 Gateway: * Genmask: 255.255.255.0 Flags: U Iface: eth0
Destination: default Gateway: 192.168.1.1 Genmask: 0.0.0.0 Flags: UG IFace: eth0
It should also be noted that I signed up for technologyx.homelinux.net at Dyndns.org, and its set to 126.96.36.199.
Anyone on the network can type in http://technologyx.homelinux.net/ and access the server. Also by the 192.168.1.11 IP address.
The problem is when I ask someone to type in the address from the outside (either 188.8.131.52 or technologyx.homelinux.net), netstat will show them as connecting to technologyx.homelinux.net:http with "SYN_RECV" under "Status". They say it says "Connecting" in the status bar of the browser, but then times out.
I've read a hundred different web pages, read my book cover to cover, and used google so many times they're probably going to block my IP :P
I figure its something small that Im overlooking, or Ive set something up wrong, any help would be greatly appreciated.