Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

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Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:19 am

I have had twonky up and running for about a year and a half or so. I decided to install the newest version, what a mistake. The server works fine from my linux machine (http://127.0.0.1:9000) but I can not access it from other machines on the same network, including my PS3.

firewall is open (iptables) as it always has been... Any ideas?

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by DaemonBeetle » Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:24 pm

What does the following show:

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netstat -pant|grep 9000

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:24 am

Sorry it took me so long to respond, had some family issues...

[root@bighat ~]# netstat -pant|grep 9000
tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:9000 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 1701/twonkymediaser

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by DaemonBeetle » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:59 pm

Twonky is configured to only listen on loopback (127.0.0.1 - localhost). I'm guessing that's a feature of the package you installed.

What version of Linux did you install and how did you install Twonky? I'm guessing that in your twonkymedia-server.ini you'll find that the IP has been explicitly set to 127.0.0.1. Try removing 127.0.0.1 from "ip=127.0.0.1" and then restart Twonky.

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Mon Apr 05, 2010 10:54 pm

Thanks, but on the web config page (when accessed via local machine) I see this:

Network Interfaces: 127.0.0.1
10.0.0.4
192.168.1.2

Does that not mean that it is configured for all interfaces?

Thanks in advance for the help!

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by DaemonBeetle » Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:20 pm

DaemonBeetle wrote:What version of Linux did you install and how did you install Twonky?
It could be a startup option or something else, but we need more information. It would also help if you mentioned the version number of Twonky you installed.

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:11 pm

I installed the newest version, just downloaded last week. Is there a way I can get the version number from the command line?!?!

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by DaemonBeetle » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:12 am

The GUI will tell you.

Now, the other question is - what version of Linux did you install (eg Debian 4.0, Ubuntu 9.10, RedHat 4, etc)?

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:28 am

GUI says: 5.1.3-dev

Linux is Fedora 11

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:34 am

I also have an update, someone told me to delete the .ini file so I did then restarted the server with /etc/init.d/twonkyserver restart

Now I am able to see the server from any client, but if I reboot the machine nothing. :(

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by DaemonBeetle » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:43 am

Is it running after a reboot? Did you add it to the system startup?

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:55 am

Yes it is running after reboot, the problem is its only listening on the loopback after boot.

Two processes are started at boot:

root 1975 1 0 Apr06 ? 00:00:00 /usr/local/twonkymedia/twonkymedia -D
root 1976 1975 0 Apr06 ? 00:05:56 /usr/local/twonkymedia/twonkymediaserver -D

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:03 am

I did some testing and after a reboot just restarting the server makes it listen on all interfaces, I am guessing the twonky process is either starting before networking is up, or before each interface gets an IP address.

BTW, I have 2 NICs in the machine.

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Re: Can not get to twonky server web interface on same network

Post by vonedaddy » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:16 am

So what I suspected seems to be right. I added a sleep command into the shell script to make the script wait a minute before continuing which would give the network time to come up. I rebooted and now twonky started and in listening on all interfaces.

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[root@bighat init.d]# cat twonkyserver 
#!/bin/sh
#
# MediaServer Control File written by Itzchak Rehberg
# Modified for fedora/redhat by Landon Bradshaw <phazeforward@gmail.com>
# Adapted to TwonkyMedia 3.0 by TwonkyVision GmbH
# Adapted to TwonkyMedia 4.0 by TwonkyVision GmbH
# Adapted to TwonkyMedia 5.0 by PacketVideo
#
# This script is intended for SuSE and Fedora systems.
#
#
###############################################################################
#
### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides:       twonkyserver
# Required-Start: $network $remote_fs
# Default-Start:  3 5
# Default-Stop:   0 1 2 6
# Description:    TwonkyMedia UPnP server
### END INIT INFO
#
# Comments to support chkconfig on RedHat/Fedora Linux
# chkconfig: 345 71 29
# description: TwonkyMedia UPnP server
#
#==================================================================[ Setup ]===

WORKDIR1="/usr/local/twonkymedia"
WORKDIR2="`dirname $0`"
PIDFILE=/var/run/mediaserver.pid

#=================================================================[ Script ]===

############# Add sleep to give the network some time to come up #########################################
sleep 60
# Source function library.
if [ -f /etc/rc.status ]; then
  # SUSE
  . /etc/rc.status
  rc_reset
else
  # Reset commands if not available
  rc_status() {
    case "$1" in
        -v)
            true
            ;;
        *)
            false
            ;;
    esac
    echo
  }
  alias rc_exit=exit
fi


if [ -x "$WORKDIR1" ]; then
WORKDIR="$WORKDIR1"
else
WORKDIR="$WORKDIR2"
fi

DAEMON=twonkymedia
TWONKYSRV="${WORKDIR}/${DAEMON}"

cd $WORKDIR

case "$1" in
  start)
    if [ -e $PIDFILE ]; then
      PID=`cat $PIDFILE`
      echo "TwonkyMedia server seems already be running under PID $PID"
      echo "(PID file $PIDFILE already exists). Checking for process..."
      running=`ps --no-headers -o "%c" -p $PID`
      if ( [ "${DAEMON}"=="${running}" ] ); then
        echo "Process IS running. Not started again."
      else
        echo "Looks like the daemon crashed: the PID does not match the daemon."
        echo "Removing flag file..."
        rm $PIDFILE
        $0 start
        exit $?
      fi
      exit 0
    else
      if [ ! -x "${TWONKYSRV}" ]; then
          echo "TwonkyMedia server not found".
          rc_status -u
          exit $?
      fi
      echo -n "Starting $TWONKYSRV ... "
      "$TWONKYSRV" -D
      rc_status -v
    fi
  ;;
  stop)
    if [ ! -e $PIDFILE ]; then
      echo "PID file $PIDFILE not found, stopping server anyway..."
      killall -s TERM twonkymedia
      rc_status -u
      exit 3
    else
      echo -n "Stopping Twonky MediaServer ... "
      PID=`cat $PIDFILE`
      kill -s TERM $PID
      rm -f $PIDFILE
      rc_status -v
    fi
  ;;
  reload)
    if [ ! -e $PIDFILE ]; then
      echo "PID file $PIDFILE not found, stopping server anyway..."
      killall -s TERM twonkymedia
      rc_status -u
      exit 3
    else
      echo -n "Reloading Twonky server ... "
      PID=`cat $PIDFILE`
      kill -s HUP $PID
      rc_status -v
    fi
  ;;
  restart)
    $0 stop
    $0 start
  ;;
  status)
    if [ ! -e $PIDFILE ]; then
      running="`ps ax --no-headers | grep -e twonkymedia | grep -v grep | grep -v twonkymedia.sh | cut -d ' ' -f 1`"
      if [ "${running}" == "" ]; then
        echo "No TwonkyMedia server is running"
      else
        echo "A TwonkyMedia server seems to be running with PID ${running}, but no PID file exists."
        echo "Probably no write permission for ${PIDFILE}."
      fi
      exit 0
    fi
    PID=`cat $PIDFILE`
    running=`ps --no-headers -o "%c" -p $PID`
    if ( [ "${DAEMON}"=="${running}" ] ); then
      echo "TwonkyMedia server IS running."
    else
      echo "Looks like the daemon crashed: the PID does not match the daemon."
    fi
  ;;
  *)
    echo ""
    echo "TwonkyMedia server"
    echo "------------------"
    echo "Syntax:"
    echo "  $0 {start|stop|restart|reload|status}"
    echo ""
    exit 3
  ;;
esac

rc_exit

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