[mythtv-users] mythweb/remote

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Dec 4 22:11:23 UTC 2008

On Dec 4, 2008, at 2:08 PM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:

> 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.

By "backend" I actually mean the machine that mythweb is running on  
which I believe you said was your backend machine.

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