New rollout...

Lawrence Lee lawrence at
Thu Dec 16 20:26:24 PST 2004

Are you running the XP software firewall on the box? Is it patched with SP2?

You need to ensure port 80 network traffic isn't being blocked.

If you use the machine name or IP address of the box, does that also fail?

Lawrence Lee
UserLand Software

> -----Original Message-----
> From: manila-newbies-bounces at 
> [mailto:manila-newbies-bounces at] On Behalf Of 
> Christopher.Short at
> Sent: December 16, 2004 8:00 PM
> To: Manila-Newbies at
> Subject: New rollout...
> This is not strictly a Manila question - but is a Frontier 
> server question (and probably a Windows question).
> We've just been upgraded to XP, but now http requests are not 
> getting through to Frontier.
> We operate inside a firewall, and I run a set of manila sites 
> from my workstation (for internal consumption only).
> Http requests through work fine - Frontier responds 
> - so it's listening as expected.
> Requests going through the URL (that others use), fail to get 
> through (getting a connection timed out response eventually)
> The network guys confirm the DNS mapping is working correctly 
> and can take control of my machine via the URL, can ping my 
> machine, etc.
> Does anybody have any suggestions on what else I might need 
> to do to, or where to look for why http requests are not 
> getting through to Frontier in an XP environment.
> I know security settings have been notched up - but I don't 
> know OSes, so I can't give suggestions to the IT team on what 
> might need to be done to get the requests through to Frontier. 
> It's been 3 years since I had to track down the issues with 
> the last rollout - and my memory isn't what it used to be :-(
> cheers,
> Christopher
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