xml-rpc, O'Reilly cookbook example not working???

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Wed Jan 8 00:20:18 CET 2003

bradh at cuneata.net wrote:
> Quoting "Meehan, Francois" <Francois at iecholden.com>:
> <snip>
> > if __name__=='__main__':
> >     server = SimpleXMLRPCServer.SimpleXMLRPCServer(("localhost",
> > 8000))
> "localhost" has very specific meaning and will normally only bind to the
> loopback interface. If you insert the machine name here, you should be able to
> use it on another interface.

Or, perhaps more generally, just use an address of ('', 8000) so that
the server listens on all interfaces (including, not coincidentally, or localhost).


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