[mythtv-users] How to set up remote access to mythweb?

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Sun Dec 7 00:51:41 UTC 2008

Brian Wood wrote:
> On Saturday 06 December 2008 14:26:02 Craig Huff wrote:
>> Okay, I have read several wiki entries on the mythweb site, but I
>> haven't been able to wrap my head around how to accomplish this.  I
>> have an internet connection with a major ISP which includes a DHCP
>> connection, so no static IP address on the net.  My Myth system is
>> behind a firewall/router.  The good news is the firewall/router has
>> two capabilities I think will be useful in accomplishing this, but I'm
>> not sure how to connect all the dots.  It can support a DynDNS setup
>> and it can do what I think is called port-forwarding -- allowing
>> incoming traffic on a particular port go to a particular system behind
>> the firewall.
>> So, what are the steps required to be able to browse my mythweb page
>> from a system outside my LAN, such as when I'm visiting my parents,
>> etc.?
> Have your router/firewall send any port 80 traffic to the Myth box.
> Make sure you have some sort of access restriction, or the googlebot will hit 
> every "delete this file" link and cause bad things to happen. Use a 
> robots.txt file to discourage the well-behaved robots (not all are 
> well-behaved) and use at least a .htaccess file to restrict access.
> If you have a residential internet account, you will almost certainly be in 
> violation of your terms of service if you run a server. My ISP routinely 
> scans for active servers on port 80 and sends nastygrams to offenders. You 
> might want to consider running on a non-standard port.
Has anyone put together any docs for getting streaming working with 
https?  The docs I've seen just say 'also install it with http - which 
kind of defeats the purpose.

Is there some sort of minimal apache/mythweb config I can use with http 
to enable streaming when I put mythweb on https?


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