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jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Thu Nov 18 08:36:17 EST 2004
That is a mystery to me. I'll keep asking around for ideas, and maybe
another person on this list has an idea.
behrooz at yorku.ca wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
> I got a reply to 'ping 127.0.0.1' and I tried your suggestions in "other
> things to try" with no success. I did not have Internet connectivity for a few
> hours due to server problems. I tried http://localhost/ and http://127.0.0.1/
> and both worked (MS4W main index.html page was displayed). when server problem
> was fixed and my computer was connected to Internet, I again tried
> http://localhost/ and http://127.0.0.1/ and every thing looked OK (MS4W main
> index.html page was displayed). I tried http://localhost/ and http://127.0.0.1/
> the next morning and this time I got the same error message "The page cannot
> be displayed". By the way a user asked me if I was using a proxy server. I am
> not. What else do you suggest?
> Quoting Jeff McKenna <jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca>:
>>Hmm, this is definitely an interesting one. I'm not sure what is
>>causing that. If you open a command prompt and 'ping 127.0.0.1' do you
>>get a reply? If you don't get a response, maybe it's an XP SP2 firewall
>>issue (?). Make sure the XP firewall is fully shut down and give it a
>>other things to try:
>>- specify "ServerName 127.0.0.1" in httpd.conf (/ms4w/apache/conf/)
>>- modify your 'hosts' file (/windows/system32/drivers/etc/) and try
>>placing "yourIP localhost" in it (and reboot)
>>Maybe other users have some ideas.
>>behrooz at yorku.ca wrote:
>>>I have installed ms4w following instructions. I can see ms4w in
>>>my C drive and all subdirectories match the structure described in
>>>read me file.When I test to see if apache is running properly using
>>>http://localhost/ or http://127.0.0.1/ I get error message "The page cannot
>>>But when I use my IP address then I see MS4W main index.html page.
>>>apache map server is started every time I start my computer an I can
>>>check it's status in services. My OS is XP but I do not have IIS.
>>>I have installed ms4w on another computer with no problems. Any
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