[CalendarServer-users] Lost newbie: Can't access via IP address
although localhost works
bookondesk at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 16:24:08 PST 2007
Newbie warning: you may need to speak slooowly to be understood, as
my UNIX skills are still nascent... ;-)
I've installed Calendar Server from today's trunk on Leopard desktop
client 10.5.1 (not OS X Server). It compiled fine and runs without
errors. I haven't altered the default caldavd-dev.plist. My Leopard
client is connected to a D-Link 624 via DHCP, where it's been given an
IP of 192.168.0.102.
I can connect to it via iCal 3.0.1 (1205) using admin/admin against http://localhost:8008
. I've been able to create a couple of new CalDAV calendars using my
local iCal client and the admin/admin account.
I can also connect via Firefox 2.x against http://localhost:8008 and https://localhost:8443
So far so good. Substituting 127.0.0.1 for in both test cases work as
What doesn't work:
My local network IP address is 192.168.0.102.
I cannot access the Calendar Server via http://192.168.0.102:8008. I
can ping this address using Network Utility running locally as well as
from other Macs.
This fails locally in Firefox with the following error: "Firefox
can't establish a connection to the server at 192.168.0.102:8008."
This fails locally in iCal with the following error: "Account
information not found. Connection to the server 192.168.0.102 was
Can anyone shed some light on why requests to localhost work but
requests to my explicit IP fail?
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