[Grok-dev] getting Grok serving remotely

J. Cameron Cooper jccooper at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 19:08:35 EST 2010

On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Simon Jagoe <azriphale at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 23 January 2010 18:20, J. Cameron Cooper <jccooper at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm trying to get Grok running on a remote server (an Amazon EC2 one).
> Now,
> > a Zope 2 one I would expect that once it's up on 8080 I'd be able to get
> > there with the public IP:8080, but I'm not able to do this with my new
> Grok
> > instance. I know it's not the firewalling, since I can get another server
> > running on 8080 and see it fine, but with Grok running (with Paster) on
> > 8080, I get the connection refused from the public IP. I know it's
> running,
> > since I can load it with lynx from the server (as
> > I notice that when strating it claims that:
> > Starting server in PID XXXX.
> > serving on
> > Is it only going to allow connections to this specific name that it's
> > serving?
> Exactly, it is only accepting connections to localhost (i.e.
> If you are using the paster server, you can change this by
> editing /path/to/project/etc/deploy.ini.in and look for the section
> like this:
> [server:main]
> use = egg:Paste#http
> host =
> port = 8080
> Change the host line to contain to bind to all addresses
> available, then re-run ./bin/buildout.

Brilliant, thanks. Works great.

Is this in the docs anywhere? I didn't see it, and I looked pretty well--I
think. And it's a bit of an important point.


Maybe someday my email address will move back to jcameroncooper.com. Stay
with this one until further notice.
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