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Subject: [gopher] Re: NT Server?
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 08:52:41 -0500
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On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 02:19:41AM -0700, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> > I am currently trying to run "Gophers" v0.5 on W2k Server.  Since I am
> > behind a firewall my machine has a NATed ip address (192.x.x.x).  When I try
> > to connect from offsite, I can view the selectors but clicking on them tries
> > to access the resource via the private ip address.  Needless to say, this
> > doesn't work.  Any ideas?
> This is likely going to be a problem for almost any gopher server in this
> situation, alas. If you have access to the source, a kludgey but workable
> solution is just to hardcode the proper address in it, if your box has an
> externally accessible IP.

In Pygopherd, you could set the servername field in the control file,
which should take care of it for you.

I believe UMN gopherd has a smiilar setting.

-- John

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