[mythtv-users] mythweb/remote

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Dec 4 22:08:36 UTC 2008

On Dec 4, 2008, at 2:04 PM, jansenj wrote:

> If I load do the following:
> http://<backend>/mythweb/remote/?ping=<backendname> -- works as  
> expected
> http://<backend>/mythweb/remote/?ping=<backendip> -- does not work
> http://<backend>/mythweb/remote/?ping=<frontendname> -- does not work
> http://<backend>/mythweb/remote/?ping=<frontendip> -- does not work
> So obviously you can't pass in an ip address into this ping request,
> so its almost as if the backend doesn't know how to resolve the
> <frontendname> that it is getting out the database I assume.  I'm
> getting the feeling I need to give up on this.  I'm not getting any
> new information at this point, so I think I'm going to have to give up
> on getting mythweb/remote to work for a remote frontend.

Can you ping the frontend from the backend by the frontend's name? You  
may need to add it to your /etc/hosts file so you can access it by  
name instead of IP. Once you have it resolving the name correctly, try  
the remote in mythweb again.


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