Setting up apache web server behind a router

Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu) amedee-ubuntu at
Tue Jun 9 10:52:46 UTC 2009

On Tue, June 9, 2009 12:38, Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu) wrote:

> I agree: either the ISP is blocking port 8080, or the router isn't
> forwarding port 8080. Most probably the ISP is blocking ports below 1024
> (including port 80) but
> usually not port 8080. Most probably the router configuration is wrong.
> The router is a Linksys. Is it flashed with dd-wrt/openwrt/... or does it
>  still use original linksys firmware? Please give the router config as
> complete and as detailed as possible. Every detail can be important.

Ignore above, haven't read the entire topic.
Below is still true.

>> PS. whatever changes you make in sites-available you also ave to make
>> in sites-enabled as well.
> No, that is not true.
> The config files in sites-enabled are (or should be) symbolic links to
> config files in sites-available. Changes in sites-enabled are automatically
> also in sites-available, because the real file is there.
> If the files in sites-enabled are regular files, not symlinks, then the
> Apache configuration is not as it should be, according to Debian/Ubuntu
> best practices.

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