webrick across network

Michael Satterwhite wrote:

I do my development on a Linux box. I'd like to test my code on a
Windows box running IE - as that is what most of my users will have. The
problem is that I can't access the Webrick server on my Linux box from
another computer on the network. It just can't connect.

I'm guessing that there is some configuration I'm missing - but I can't
find it. Can someone offer some help?

Thanks in Advance

    I can think of two things to check (probably obvious, yet I thought I will mention them):
    a) Make sure you can ping the Linux box from the windows machine. Someimes one way works, but not the other way.
    b) Also make sure Webrick is using and not

Try running the script/server command with -h

That prints:

Usage: server [options]
    -p, --port=port Runs Rails on the specified port.
                                     Default: 3000
    -b, --binding=ip Binds Rails to the specified ip.
    -d, --daemon Make server run as a Daemon.
    -e, --environment=name Specifies the environment to run
this server under (test/development/production).
                                     Default: development

    -h, --help Show this help message.

Something you might want to check: set your binding IP, your Port,
and make sure your Firewall rules will allow the incoming connection.

Hope this helps -

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