[Backgroundrb-devel] Can't Connect to BackgroundRB

Ezra Zygmuntowicz ezmobius at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 16:40:22 EDT 2006

Hey Eric-

On Sep 24, 2006, at 8:21 AM, Erik Morton wrote:

> I'm having trouble getting backgroundrb up and running in a
> production environment.
> Here's my backgroundrb.yml:
> ---
> port: "22222"
> timer_sleep: 60
> load_rails: true
> environment: production
> host: XXX.XX.XXX.50
> database_yml: config/database.yml
> acl:
>    deny: all
>    allow: localhost XXX.XX.XXX.51
>    order: deny,allow
> I start BackgroundRB from XXX.XX.XXX.50 with script/backgroundrb/
> start -d
> I can then telnet localhost 22222 and connect to the drb server
> However when I: telnet XXX.XX.XXX.50 22222 from the same machine I
> get connection refused.
> Does this sound like an ACL issue or perhaps my iptables?
> Thanks in advance,
> Erik

	It could be an acl issue but I rather think it might be a network  
issue, drb is fidgety with NAT and firewalls. IS the other server  
behind NAT or a firewall? If so you may want to look  at DRbFire, its  
an add on to drb to help it navigate firewalls and nat.


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