[mythtv-users] Myth Front End can't connect with database
awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com
Fri Apr 6 03:30:52 UTC 2007
R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Andrew Robinson wrote:
>> I am experiencing the exact same problem. If I turn off iptables on the
>> backend server, the frontend connects and works. I have opened all the
>> recommended ports on the backend but when I turn on iptables, I get the
>> same set of error messages. I offer this as a clue.
> THAT sounds like the port is being refused.
> Fedora has a little program called lokkit which allows you to open/close
> particular ports. If an 'iptables -F' allows you 'in', then the port is
> normally closed. Use lokkit to open 6543/6544/6545 (going from memory
> on those numbers)...Open both TCP and UDP.
I've got those three ports plus 3306 for mysql open. That's what makes
this really curious. It is as if something else needs to be open as
well. I just don't know what.
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