Bypass the ISP Restriction on Port 80

A couple of days ago, my friend Jeffery registered a new domain name. He pointed that domain to his in-house server and realized that his Internet Service Provider, Cox Communications, has blocked some common ports, namely 80 and 443, to prevent customers using their internet service to host websites.

As a result, Jeffery had to append the port number explicitly, which is not only a pain in life but also a significant impact on SEO. So he came to me for help, and I made him satisfy by using an Apache reverse-proxy server.

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