localhost and Paypal


I have a problem for testing Paypal with the "IPN Simulator". When I enter the url "http://localhost:3000/commande/notify_paypal" I have the error "IPN delivery failed. Unable to connect to the specified URL. It's the same think in my application, IPN doesn't work. Please verify the URL and try again.". Of course, this is a valid URL. I think it's caused by the port number. I tried to install passenger to resolve that but passenger doesn't work.

Have you a solution?

Guirec CORBEL.

Because you are using localhost there is no way the IPN can reach your
I am using curl, for example:

curl -d

However I prefer having an instance running on Heroku
Not required but I Set RAILS_ENV and RAILS_RACK to test