[Mongrel] How do I connect to mongrel that's behind a router from outside world

Zed Shaw zedshaw at zedshaw.com
Thu Sep 14 18:53:49 EDT 2006


On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 16:16 +0000, java wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am new to mongrel.  I have mongrel running on a linux machine (Fedora core), which sits behind a broadband router. The linux machine has the typical 192.168... internal IP address.  We use the dynamicdns to connect to the linux machine from outside world.  
> 
> Now, my question is how can myself and my colleagues connect to mongrel from outside world.  

You have to tell your router to forward connections to the *router's*
port 80 to your computer inside the firewall.

Please read your router's manual and online instructions for how to do
this.


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