If you are an iiNet customer trying to port forward a home web server, remember to first log into toolbox and turn off the port forwarding first.
It may take up to 15 minutes to take affect.
Hopefully this might save you some frustration trying to solve this problem
If you need to check if your port is open, http://canyouseeme.org/ is handy, as is GRC's ShieldsUP
This facility allows you to enable or disable port blocking on your ADSL / Dialup / Naked DSL account.The following can be toggled:
- Port 25 (smtp) inbound and outbound
- Port 80 (http) inbound
- Port 135 DCOM SCM inbound
- Port 139 (netbeui/ipx) inbound
- Port 443 (https) inbound
- Port 445 Microsoft Windows File sharing / NETBIOS inboundThese ports are commonly used for security exploits and denial of service attacks. If, however, you would like to disable port blocking on the above ports, you can do so by clicking the toggle button above. Note: Please be aware that it may take up to 15 minutes for your port blocking settings to take effect