[Instantrails-users] No Instant Gratification ! Browser can't access localhost:3000 (IR 1.4)

Greg Hauptmann greg.hauptmann.ruby at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 20:29:32 EST 2006


I had to issue on XP "netsh winsock reset" to "unstick" my connection

On 12/8/06, Curt Hibbs <curt.hibbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 12/7/06, Harrivel <gharrivel at free.fr> wrote:
> >
> > Hi! I'm learning Ruby on Rails with the Agile Web Development With Rails
> > book. I have installed InstantRails 1.4 (under windows xp 2) and after
> > doing all steps (gem updates, rails demo, ruby script/server which
> > launches WEBrick server), I can't access the localhost:3000 with the
> > browser. I tried 127.0.0.1:3000 in apache config, then with my IP
> > address 192.168.1.100:3000 (given by DHCP, I'm behind an ADSL router)
> > Firefox says he can't etablish any connexion with the server at this
> > address.
> >
> > I tried also to "listen 3000" to apache config, but the browser goes to
> > InstantRails/www/index.html...  I've modified also the wondows etc/hosts
> >
> > file...Please, help me!
> >
>
> When you launch the WEBrick server and browse directly to
> http://127.0.0.1:3000/ Apache isn't involved at all, so don't waste your
> time messing with apache configuration.
>
> Try this:
>
> - Unzip a fresh copy of Instant Rails 1.4 (to make sure you're starting
> clean).
>
> - Start the Instant Rails manager (instalrails.exe), and make sure that
> the MySQL server starts up (Apache doesn't matter, because you won't be
> using it).
>
> - Open a Ruby Console Windows through the Instant Rails menus (this is
> important because it puts IT's copy of Ruby on the system path in that
> console).
>
> - Move into the preinstalled cookbook sample app (i.e., "cd cookbook").
>
> - Start WEBrick (i.e., "ruby script\server")
>
> - Wait WEBrick to say it is listening on port 3000, and then browse to
> http://127.0.0.1:3000/
>
> You should see the cookbook app. If you don't, post the console log from
> WEBrick and we should be able to figure out what's going on.
>
> Curt
>
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