[mythtv-users] Web interface scalability issue: Video Gallery

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Sep 11 15:49:33 UTC 2023

On 11/09/2023 14:03, Peter Bennett wrote:
> To configure a slave backend, you have to connect to the backend you are configuring, as in 
> http://slave:6544. Nothing special is built into the APIs. The web app reads the settings and 
> compares the Master server name against the host name to determine if this is a slave backend.
> I found that when you are running the web app from one backend you cannot use an API on another 
> backend, the browser prevents it. This makes sense as otherwise a web page from the internet could 
> access APIs on your internal network. There are probably ways to allow it, but I did not go into that.
Could I ask you to clarify that, for someone not in the development loop?

Do you mean, use an API to backend B while your browser (presumably on a third host) is accessing 
the webapp on backend A?

Or do you mean that while your browser is accessing the webapp on backend A /nobody/ can use the API 
on any host?


Mike Perkins

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