Subject: Re: [htdig] htmerge behind a firewall
From: Dan Hewins (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Nov 05 1999 - 11:13:04 PST
Thanks for the info. I tried it and it works.
Synergy Solutions, Inc.
At 12:38 PM -0600 11/5/99, Gilles Detillieux wrote:
>According to Dan Hewins:
> > I have a server that's behind a firewall and I am having trouble
> > getting the rundig script to work properly. We have NAT working for
> > the server to translate a real-world IP to the behind-the-firewall
> > IP. The problem is that if I make the start URL the name of my
> > domain, the web server can't find that IP becuase it's an outside IP
> > address. If I make the start url something like
> > http://192.xxx.xxx.xxx/ then all the results from a user search have
> > that IP as the url and that doesn't work for outside connections. I
> > have looked at the configuration pages on the htdig.org website and
> > found the "url_part_aliases" command. Will this help my situation?
> > something like:
> > url_part_aliases: http://www.synsolutions.com/ *site
> > url_part_aliases: http://192.168.10.98/ *site
> > ???
> > I don't really know what to do here.
> > What I need to have happen is htmerge search the
> > http://192.168.10.98/ site but put the http://www.synsolutions.com/
> > addresses into the database. Is there a way to do this?
>I think you mean htdig, not htmerge. You need to use two different config
>files for htdig (or rundig) and htsearch. Use the 2nd url_part_aliases
>definition above with htdig so it digs the internal site, and use the
>1st url_part_aliases definition with htsearch, so it reports the external
>site addresses in search results.
>Your other option would be to use http_proxy to dig your site through
>a proxy, to get at it using the external addresses directly.
>Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW:
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