I try to open port 81 as a virtualhost. after setting apache, I can CURL localhost:81 from local machine and get response(yes it was listening port 81). However, when visit the same address from remote browser, browser always show TIME OUT error.
I thought it might be due to firewall or selinux, so I disable both of them and try again but still failed. The commands I used to disable selinux and firewall are as below:
to disable selinux:
open /etc/selinux/config and change SELINUX=disabled and then reboot. I use sestatus command to check and output shows it was disabled.
to close iptables:
service iptables stop chkconfig iptables off
and I close ip6tables either:
service ip6tables stop chkconfig ip6tables off
I am using CentOS 6.3. Are there other security issues besides selinux and iptables that I didn't notice?
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I use IP address directly, like 188.8.131.52:81. I don't think it is due to apache conf since I can get response from local server machine through both
curl locahlost:81 and
after running netstat command, I got the
tcp 0 0 :::80 :::* LISTEN 1809/httpd tcp 0 0 :::81 :::* LISTEN 1809/httpd
seems both 80 and 81 are working.
here is the
ifconfig -a result:
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:9B:24:D6 inet addr:184.108.40.206 Bcast:220.127.116.11 Mask:255.255.255.252 inet6 addr: fe80::250:56ff:fe9b:24d6/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:16046 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:15092 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:3370807 (3.2 MiB) TX bytes:2352380 (2.2 MiB) lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:65536 Metric:1 RX packets:70 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:70 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 RX bytes:19119 (18.6 KiB) TX bytes:19119 (18.6 KiB)