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    Dan Speirs
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    Stream question

    kdf-
    I checked the security and I do not have IP blocking
    on.

    I would like to do two things with the PDA.

    #1 control my slimserver when it is playing through my
    stereo. To do that I used to go to
    http://localhost:9000/Handheld/ where localhost is my
    IP address and it would work. Now I can't get that to
    work.

    #2 I would like to listen to a stream from my PDA. I
    open GSPlayer, File/Open URL and enter in
    http://localhost:9000/stream.mp3 where localhost is my
    IP address. It says connecting and then just stops.
    I must be failing to make a connection to the
    slimserver.

    Any ideas?

    Dan


    --- kdf <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com> wrote:
    > if you are using http://localhost:9000/Handheld,
    > that woudl be a skin.
    > if you are looking for a remote stream, use
    > http://localhost:9000/stream.mp3
    >
    > blocking is a security feature. server
    > settings->additional->security. if you
    > have IP blocking, the server might block access by
    > your pda.
    >
    > localhost would translate to 127.0.0.1 which means
    > you are using the same
    > machine. If you are using locahost on the pda, and
    > it works, that would
    > indicate you have slimserver running on your PDA.
    > I'm a little lost as to what
    > you are trying to do. On one hand, sounds like you
    > are trying to use the web
    > interface. On the other, it sounds like you want to
    > stream audio to your pda.
    >
    > -kdf
    >
    >
    > Quoting Dan Speirs <dspeirs (AT) yahoo (DOT) com>:
    >
    > > I started the log like you said but nothing is

    > showing
    > > up there. when you say turn off "blocking
    > > alltogether" what exactly do you mean. Block by

    > which
    > > app? I don't think I have any app blocking (no
    > > firewall or anti-virus, etc). The remote

    > streaming
    > > URL doesn't even work when I try it on the server

    > with
    > > slimserver on it but does work when I just use
    > > "localhost" instead of the IP number.
    > >
    > > What gives?
    > >
    > > Dan
    > >
    > >
    > > --- kdf <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com> wrote:
    > > > Quoting Dan Speirs <dspeirs (AT) yahoo (DOT) com>:
    > > >
    > > > > I have been using the browser to acces my
    > > > Slimserver
    > > > > through my PDA but all of a sudden I cannot

    > access
    > > > it.
    > > > > I checked to make sure the IP address has not
    > > > changed
    > > > > (and it hasn't) so I am stumped. I am using

    > win
    > > > 2k.
    > > > > Does win 2k with updates have some built in
    > > > firewall
    > > > > like XP? why has my access all of a sudden

    > come
    > > > to an
    > > > > end?
    > > > >
    > > > > BTW I use: http://localhost:9000/Handheld with
    > > > > localhost as my IP.
    > > > >
    > > > > Any idea what could be going on?
    > > >
    > > > since you have considered a changed ip, have you
    > > > tried turning off the blocking
    > > > alltogether? Just as a quick test. Also, try
    > > > looking at the d_http log and
    > > > see i f the server is seeing yoru connection.

    > Win2k
    > > > doesn't have any built-in
    > > > firewall so I doubt its that. however, there

    > may be
    > > > something in the redering
    > > > of the html that has caused the output to get

    > mixed
    > > > up. Its worth taking a
    > > > look.
    > > >
    > > > go into server settings->additional->debugging.
    > > > check d_http, click change.
    > > > Click on the link at hte top for the log.
    > > >
    > > > -kdf
    > > >

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    Stream question

    Quoting Dan Speirs <dspeirs (AT) yahoo (DOT) com>:

    > kdf-
    > I checked the security and I do not have IP blocking
    > on.
    >
    > I would like to do two things with the PDA.
    >
    > #1 control my slimserver when it is playing through my
    > stereo. To do that I used to go to
    > http://localhost:9000/Handheld/ where localhost is my
    > IP address and it would work. Now I can't get that to
    > work


    For doing this, that's where the d_http will come in handy. of course, without
    access to the web from your pda, you will have to try viewing the log from
    another pc that can connect. If the server is showing no information in the
    log whatsoever, then your problem is probably with the wireless connection
    actually reaching the pc on which slimserver is running.

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