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5 years 9 months ago #61007 by dgewin
Hi ... i've created a survey and the administrator has pointed dns at it (it is internal). The address is and it shows the front page, but as soon as you click next, it reverts to looking for the internal address of the page (eg

Really like to get this up and running for a local club.


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5 years 9 months ago #61008 by holch
Sounds like a wrong server configuration to me.

So from where the survey should be accessed? From outside (internet)? Or from inside your local network?

Have you tried to use the IP address ( in the config for
$rooturl = "http://{$_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']}/limesurvey";
You would have to include something like
$rooturl = "";

I am not an expert in server configurations, but it seems that when Limesurvey tries to detect the Http_host it doesn't recognize the external IP but the internal IP. And this sounds to me like a problem in the configuration of the webserver. But as I said, I am not an expert...

I'm not a LimeSurvey GmbH member. I answer at the LimeSurvey forum in my spare time. No support via private message.
Some helpful links: Manual (EN) | Question Types | Workarounds

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5 years 9 months ago #61040 by tpartner
I think the $rooturl setting in config.php maybe ought to be:
$rooturl = "

Tony Partner

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