[mythtv-users] leanfront won't connect to backend

Mary Strimel mary.strimel at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 20:57:51 UTC 2021

On Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 3:35 PM Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2/1/21 2:06 PM, Mary Strimel wrote:
> I hope this is the right place to ask this question.
> I would like to use leanfront on my new Fire Stick 4k. Leanfront installed
> successfully via adb, but after starting it gives me an error message that
> it cannot connect to the backend and that it is sending the WOL packet. I
> have double- and triple-checked that I entered the IP address of the
> backend correctly. I left the port as the default.
> I see two potential problems here:
> - You have spaces in your ip address 192. 168. 1. 253  There should not be
> spaces after the periods. It should look like
Oops. I had used the voice remote to enter the IP address and the spaces
got inserted automatically. Fixed that and the port number, and it's
working now. Thank you!

> - You are using port 3306. That is the database port. You need the http
> port, the default is 6544. leanfront does not access the database,
> everything goes through the backend.
> Test the connection by running on a browser the ip address and port, like
> this :
> You should see a web display from the backend.
> Peter
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