Cannot access Apache web server from Wan side, only Lan side.

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Old 06-09-2009
Cannot access Apache web server from Wan side, only Lan side.

I have installed WAMPSERVER 2.0 on my windows vista x64 system but still am having issues with getting the webserver to be seen outside my local network. It is working fine within my local network.

Been through several setup tutorials so far, no dice still.

For testing purposes I have disabled my firewalls on my windows OS and on my router completely. They are turned off.

I have changed my httpd.conf file to the following (Allow from all):
    # AllowOverride controls what directives may be placed in .htaccess files. 
    # It can be "All", "None", or any combination of the keywords: 
    #   Options FileInfo AuthConfig Limit 
    AllowOverride all 
    # Controls who can get stuff from this server. 
#   onlineoffline tag - don't remove 
    Order Deny,Allow 
    Allow from all 
    Allow from 
# DirectoryIndex: sets the file that Apache will serve if a directory 
# is requested. 
I have set up port range forwarding to the IP address of the computer on my lan that has the Apache server on it. 
I also turned on the WAMPSERVER and made sure all services are running. 

http://mylanipaddress - No problems from any computer on the lan.
http://mywanipaddress - No problems from any computer on the lan but when any computer wan side tries to access this they still get a the server is busy or down message.

What am I missing? I can access the webserver from the computer the webserver is on but not from outside the lan.


Here is my conf file with comments removed: 
ServerRoot "c:/wamp/bin/apache/apache2.2.11" 
Listen 80 
LoadModule actions_module modules/ 
LoadModule alias_module modules/ 
LoadModule asis_module modules/ 
LoadModule auth_basic_module modules/ 
LoadModule authn_default_module modules/ 
LoadModule authn_file_module modules/ 
LoadModule authz_default_module modules/ 
LoadModule authz_groupfile_module modules/ 
LoadModule authz_host_module modules/ 
LoadModule authz_user_module modules/ 
LoadModule autoindex_module modules/ 
LoadModule cgi_module modules/ 
LoadModule dir_module modules/ 
LoadModule env_module modules/ 
LoadModule include_module modules/ 
LoadModule isapi_module modules/ 
LoadModule log_config_module modules/ 
LoadModule mime_module modules/ 
LoadModule negotiation_module modules/ 
LoadModule setenvif_module modules/ 
LoadModule php5_module "c:/wamp/bin/php/php5.2.9-2/php5apache2_2.dll" 
<IfModule !mpm_netware_module> 
<IfModule !mpm_winnt_module> 
User daemon 
Group daemon 
ServerAdmin admin@localhost 
ServerName ServerName DavesComputersevername:80

 DocumentRoot "c:/wamp/www/" 
<Directory /> 
    Options FollowSymLinks 
    AllowOverride None 
    Order deny,allow 
    Deny from all 
<Directory "c:/wamp/www/"> 
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks 
    AllowOverride all 
    Order Deny,Allow 
    Allow from all 
    Allow from 
<IfModule dir_module> 
    DirectoryIndex index.php index.php3 index.html index.htm 
<FilesMatch "^\.ht"> 
    Order allow,deny 
    Deny from all 
    Satisfy All 
ErrorLog "c:/wamp/logs/apache_error.log" 
LogLevel warn 
<IfModule log_config_module> 
    LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\"" combined 
    LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b" common 
    <IfModule logio_module> 
      LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\" %I %O" combinedio 
    CustomLog "c:/wamp/logs/access.log" common 
<IfModule alias_module> 
    ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "cgi-bin/" 
<IfModule cgid_module> 
<Directory "cgi-bin"> 
    AllowOverride None 
    Options None 
    Order allow,deny 
    Allow from all 
DefaultType text/plain 
<IfModule mime_module> 
    TypesConfig conf/mime.types 
    AddType application/x-compress .Z 
    AddType application/x-gzip .gz .tgz 
    AddType application/x-httpd-php .php 
    AddType application/x-httpd-php .php3 
Include conf/extra/httpd-autoindex.conf 
<IfModule ssl_module> 
SSLRandomSeed startup builtin 
SSLRandomSeed connect builtin 
Include "c:/wamp/alias/*"

# 2  
Old 08-05-2009
Is this on a home network?

Your webserver have a public IP?

Is port 80 Nat'd through your firewall?

Is your ISP blocking port 80 traffic?

All things to consider!
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