[mythtv-users] I can't connect to mythbackend from remote computer

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 01:40:27 UTC 2007

On 25/03/07, curtlee <curtlee2002 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2007-03-24 20:32:44.679 Connecting to backend server: GeorgeDesktop:6543
> (try 1 of 5)
> 2007-03-24 20:32:44.680 Connection timed out.
>                         You probably should modify the Master Server
>                         settings in the setup program and set the
>                         proper IP address.

On your master server, you need to change its IP address from to its actual IP address in mythtv-setup. The IP address is
stored in the database, and the remote frontend will look it up. If
it's set to localhost on the master machine, there is no way for the
remote frontend to connect to it.

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