[Mapserver-users] localhost works but using IP addressgives blackimages

Zamil Murji Zamil.Murji at divestco.com
Mon May 31 19:16:25 EDT 2004

I bet your apache is set to listen to localhost port 80...change it to listen on the ip address port 80
That should solve it.

Hope I helped...

-----Original Message-----
From: mapserver-users-admin at lists.gis.umn.edu
[mailto:mapserver-users-admin at lists.gis.umn.edu]On Behalf Of John Wiley
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2004 4:58 PM
To: TMitchell at lignum.com
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mapserver-users-admin at lists.gis.umn.edu
Subject: Re: [Mapserver-users] localhost works but using IP addressgives

Either computer will run using localhost in the address ie.http://localhost/parksville/pville_init.html within itself but not using an ip specific such as ie. from a "client" to the "gisserver"
I hope i'm explaining this okay.


>>> Tyler Mitchell <TMitchell at lignum.com> 05/31/04 03:38pm >>>
Just to confirm - does it run fine from any machine - i.e. locally on the 


mapserver-users-admin at lists.gis.umn.edu wrote on 05/31/2004 02:50:55 PM:

> I hope there is an easy solution here and I promise to help others 
> in my steps!... 
> Once I got the second computer working with Mapserver using 
> "localhost" then changing to point to an IP address using a remote 
> computer browser hitting the ip address of the
> "gisserver"... which does run the program and writes the GIF files 
> to the tmp directory however I get the "black" images again!.  The 
> server is writing them okay...on the /temp
> directory... just not being displayed on the client's
> browser.... any suggestions? I checked permissions and II2 settings 
> ... and still no luck.
> John Wiley,
> Gis Technician

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