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hey guys, I'm trying to use wampserver to set up a website that is accessible from anywhere on my lan, but I can't get it to work. Anyone have any tips/suggestions to help me out?

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Have you deactivated your windows firewall?

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The computer in question is running windows server 2000. As far as I can tell, it doesn't even have a firewall built into it. –  watchwood Sep 4 '09 at 14:35

You should just be able to type the IP and the port you've used (defauly 80 for WAMP iirc).

Eg 192.168.0.5:80

Is the server able to be accessed locally? Is it online? Is your firewall blocking it (shouldn't be blocking port 80 but check anyway)

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Seems like your webserver is only listening on the loopback interface. You may try a left-click on the wamp icon and choose put online.

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I've hit the button to turn it online, and it does work from my local computer. Firewall doesn't even seem to exist. (windows server 2000)

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You should add comments, or update your question instead of providing additional detail with answers. –  Zoredache Sep 4 '09 at 16:17

I noted that turning off skype before running, magically solve this issue. If you are not using skype think about other apps that could be using same range ports.

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Can you provide any more details, like what port apache is listening on? Look in the http.conf file. Are you just using the IP, or do you have a DNS set up? Can you ping the computer with WAMP from other computers on your network?

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