[mythtv-users] Securing Mythweb (SOLVED!)

Harry Devine lifter89 at comcast.net
Sat Apr 5 01:57:23 UTC 2008

Joe Ripley wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 8:20 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>  Well, my Myth box is and my laptop is  From
>>  the laptop I can connect without a prompt going to
>>  http://hjdmyth/mythweb.  From the same laptop, if I go to
>>  <blah,blah,blah>.dyndns.org/mythweb (I masked out the first part; not
>>  really important or relevant), I get prompted, then once the MythWeb
>>  page shows up, I see the address bar change to hjdmyth/mythweb.  I get
>>  the same thing when I try from my office PC, except the page doesn't
>>  show up.  I get "page cannot be displayed".
>>  Does that make sense?
> This sounds like you have a location re-direct or a Rewrite going on.
> Check your Rewrite rules in your Apache config for mythweb.  If in
> doubt, post the whole thing here and we can take a look.  Also, make
> sure there's no .htaccess files hanging around that may contain
> Rewrite rules.
OK, everyone, I fixed it.  My httpd.conf file had UseCanonicalName set 
to On.  I set it to off and now everything works as expected:  No 
password prompts from internal IPs, and username authentication from 
external IPs.

I hope this helps someone!  Thanks for the help!

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