[medusa] Re: turning off DNS resolves, ftp, chat
Wed, 30 May 2001 15:28:47 -0700 (PDT)
What happens if you set
IP_ADDRESS = ''
> --- In medusa@y..., rprice@u... wrote:
> > > Also, it appears there may be a problem connecting to medusa if
> > > simply
> > > try connecting on the local machine as http://localhost/
> > Is is set to run on port 80? You may need to access it like this:
> > http://localhost:8080/
> > which is the default.. as I remember.
> Thanks for the info. I think there is actually a bug here. I'm using
> Python 2.1 (ActivePython build 210) on Windows 2000 Pro. I'm using
> port 80. If I configure as:
> IP_ADDRESS = '127.0.0.1'
> then I can connect with IE from the same machine using
> http://localhost/ as expected. However, I am then unable to connect
> to the server from either the local machine or another machine on the
> LAN using either the IP address or DNS name of the server machine. If
> I configure the IP_ADDRESS to use the actual IP address, then I can't
> connect as localhost or via 127.0.0.1 which is the same thing.
> Somehow the binding is broken. I tested using a simple telnet
> connection to port 80 and got the same results.
> Normally, a simple server would do something like:
> from socket import * # get socket constructor and constants
> myHost = '' # server machine, '' means local host
> myPort = 80 # port to listen on
> sockobj = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM) # make a TCP socket object
> sockobj.bind((myHost, myPort)) # bind it to server port number
> sockobj.listen(5) # listen, allow 5 pending connects
> I haven't looked at the code for medusa yet, but the above code
> definitely works for localhost or using the real IP address or DNS
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