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Creating a Home Media Streaming Server

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April 3, 2009 1:31:58 AM

Ok, I don't know what the hell I'm doing but I'm trying to learn. What I want to do is setup an Apache Server to stream my Media Files and Video through a Web Browser and I think I'm kind of close but alas I'm going no where. So I'm turning to the best for help and maybe I'll learn a few things along the way.
It kind of started with this:
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/howtos/how_to_stream_y...
and I thought now that would be cool to do.

First the Facts:
I run a DSL to a Modem/Router that has 864+ up and 3.3 MB's Down.

The Router is a Actiontec GT704-WG The Address is dynamic thus it is changing but not alot as I don't shut down the Router except once a month and connect to open DNS.
The Router address is 198.162.1.1 (but you could already guess that).

Computer 1 is hosting the Media Files on Drive H. The OS is Vista Home Premium 64bit.
The Address is Static: 198.162.1.12

Computer 2 doesn't host anything but serves more as a backup. The OS is Windows XP 2nd Edition
The Address is 198.162.1.13

I'm pretty sure I loaded XAMPP right and configured NetJukebox alright but when I type the address plus Netjukebox I get a 404 error. ie I type 78.126.23.1:8080/netjukebox I get the 404 error.

So Help...please.


April 4, 2009 6:22:29 AM

The silence pretty much sums it up in that if I had followed the directions exactly there should be no real reason why I shouldn't be able to get into my network from the outside.
I'll take it that my router is fubar and I need to replace it.
Anonymous
April 4, 2009 10:27:56 AM

No, did you forward port 8080 to 192.168.1.12? If you read the whole article, it's mentioned in the comments.
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April 4, 2009 9:19:53 PM

Yeah, I did. I'm going to try a new Router on Wednesday and see if I can get somewhere with that.
Anonymous
April 4, 2009 9:58:07 PM

Are you trying to access your Media Server from with your network? Try it from an outside connection.
April 5, 2009 5:28:52 AM

From the outside and can't get pass the router. I think the port forwarding is screwed up.
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