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Accessing local server over WiFI



Posted by: Ivan
October 25, 2012 03:48PM
I'm having trouble accessing local server that is running on Windows 7 64bit.
I'm trying to access the server from Android tablet, I've tried typing in the browser bar 127.0.0.1, and computer local ip 192.168.3.111 but the browser reports it can't access the page.
Strange this is that my tablet is connected to the computer via some programs, and I can modify/delete files both ways.
But there is no way to access the server on my computer.

Also, I should point out that I have one alias setup.

# == !!! DO NOT REMOVE !!! ===================================================
### Alias EasyPHP
# ============================================================================
#alias
Alias "/server" "C:/server"
<Directory "C:/server">
Options FollowSymLinks Indexes
AllowOverride All
Order deny,allow
Allow from 127.0.0.1
deny from all
</Directory>
#alias
# ============================================================================
### Alias End
# ============================================================================


Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Posted by: _Thierry_
October 26, 2012 12:45PM
faq
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Posted by: Ivan
October 26, 2012 07:43PM
I've looked at the FAQ, in EasyPHP section I can't find anytihing.
And Apache site was down.
Can you please pinpoint the question in the FAQ?

Thanks
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Posted by: Nymall
January 07, 2013 03:55AM
You're adding local host as the allowed computer - you actually need to add the IP addresses of the devices that you want to be able to access the web server.

I'm not familiar at all with tablets(I'm still running a mothball tower), but if it connects through WiFi you should be able to get something from the settings.

For example: Tablet's IP is 127.0.0.97

You would add the allow line to 127.0.0.97
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Posted by: Nymall
January 07, 2013 03:57AM
Oh, and from the FAQ

[www.easyphp.org]
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