[Instantrails-users] browser connection issue to http://localhost:3000/ on XP ?

gregsfm at tpg.com.au gregsfm at tpg.com.au
Fri Jul 14 19:01:43 EDT 2006


Update - Got things working by using "netsh winsock reset".  BTW: Does
this make any sense to anyone?

Reference: 
http://networksecurityarchive.org/html/NTBugtraq/2004-08/msg00041.html



Quoting gregsfm at tpg.com.au:
> 
> 
> http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/73035#new
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I think I have network issue on my XP PC here trying to run up 
> InstantRails and using it.  I create an application and run up the 
> server "ruby scripts/server" and it runs up, but then when I try to 
> browse to it the browser just sits and spins and doesn't connect  :(
> 
> Note that I posted this at 
> http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/73035#new however (a) no luck yet
> and
> (b) perhaps this is an instantrails related issue??? 
> 
> * I've tried: localhost:3000, 127.0.0.0:3000, 127.0.0.1:3000 + the IP
> 
> address that "ipconfig" reports but no luck.
> 
> * I did have ZoneAlarm installed but I deinstalled this and
> restarted.
> 
> * I did a month ago come across this problem and someone had posted a
> 
> windows command prompt line that did something like clear the XP
> network 
> connections or something, however now I can't find this again :(
> 
> Can anyone help / give pointers re getting my browser to be able to 
> connect to webbrick on XP?    (sounds stupid I know, but I'm
> stumped)
> 
> Thanks in advance
> ===================
> <cut>thanks, but I think none of these help - can anyone shed any
> light on 
> this one?  Is there another network level diagnostic or reset I can
> run 
> to see what's going on between the browser and the webrick server? 
> OS 
> again is Windows XP.
> 
> [1] hosts file is good
> 127.0.0.1       localhost
> 127.0.0.1       www.mycookbook.com
> 
> [2] ipconfig /flushdns => didn't help - this wasn't the command I had
> 
> found previously that made things work I don't think (i.e. the one
> which 
> I now can't find on the net)
> 
> [3] Windows XP firewall is off, and I've deinstalled zonealarm
> 
> [4] Also if this helps here is an netstat output - you can see that
> the 
> browser does seemed to have triggered a TCP connection to the laptop
> I 
> guess (?)
> ----------
> C:\Gregs\INSTAN~1\rails_apps>netstat
> Active Connections
>   Proto  Local Address          Foreign Address        State
>   TCP    FREDS_LAPTOP:1180      localhost:1181         ESTABLISHED
>   TCP    FREDS_LAPTOP:1181      localhost:1180         ESTABLISHED
>   TCP    FREDS_LAPTOP:1365      localhost:3000         ESTABLISHED
>   TCP    FREDS_LAPTOP:3000      localhost:1365         ESTABLISHED
> ----------
>
===========================================================================
> Active Routes:
> Network Destination        Netmask          Gateway       Interface 
> Metric
>           0.0.0.0          0.0.0.0      192.168.0.2   192.168.0.101 
> 25
>         127.0.0.0        255.0.0.0        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1 
> 1
>       192.168.0.0    255.255.255.0    192.168.0.101   192.168.0.101 
> 25
>     192.168.0.101  255.255.255.255        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1 
> 25
>     192.168.0.255  255.255.255.255    192.168.0.101   192.168.0.101 
> 25
>         224.0.0.0        240.0.0.0    192.168.0.101   192.168.0.101 
> 25
>   255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255    192.168.0.101   192.168.0.101 
> 1
>   255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255    192.168.0.101               2 
> 1
>   255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255    192.168.0.101               4 
> 1
> Default Gateway:       192.168.0.2
>
===========================================================================
> 
> thanks again
> 
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