[Backgroundrb-devel] Using the ip flag

hemant kumar gethemant at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 18:52:59 EDT 2008


On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 14:43 -0700, Noah Horton wrote:
> Wait – the default config used in all the examples has the
> backgroundrb workers listening to connections from all public
> interfaces?  That seems like a really risky thing.  Perhaps the
> examples should all get updated to ‘localhost’.
> 

Except 'localhost' doesn't work on Mac OSX from my experience.

> 
> On 3/12/08 2:02 PM, "Ryan Leavengood" <leavengood at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>         On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Noah Horton
>         <noah at rapouts.com> wrote:
>         >
>         > Is there any config to get the backgroundrb instances to
>         listen to requests
>         > from any machine besides localhost?
>         
>         If you use the same backgroundrb.yml used for your Mongrel
>         machines on
>         the BackgrounDRb machine (which you should), then it should
>         listen on
>         the machine's IP which you have configured in that file. If
>         you want
>         it to listen to all interfaces then use 0.0.0.0 like hemant
>         said in
>         his previous post.
>         
>         Regards,
>         Ryan
>         
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