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From "RICHT, RYAN JERRY (AG/1005)" <>
Subject Re: Can't get to port 5984 from outside my box
Date Fri, 18 May 2012 23:56:22 GMT
A good trick is to set the bind address to:

And you should be able to hit it by a variety of methods.


On May 18, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Hankey, Chris wrote:

> I was able to set up a demo of CouchDB working very quickly, but it only works via localhost.
 How can I make the demo accessible to other users on my network?  I get a time out if I swap
my IP address for localhost in the URL.  I also tested via telnet & my boxes IP &
get a  "Could not open connection to the host, on port 5984: Connect failed" error.  IS this
CouchDB or my PC?  Windows Firewall is not enabled.
> Thanks
> Chris

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