That did it! Port 8080. And now that I'm in, it transpires that the slug
is already running Unslung, something the seller omitted to disclose.
Thanks Roland :D
> So it looks like you found the correct IP, what's now missing is the right
> port for web server. Default is of course 80, but this can be changed in
> the WebInterface of the slug.
> I put my slugs all to port 8000, but 8080 might be worth a try too...
> If you are not sure if it's really the slug which answers on 192.168.1.77
> I would install wireshark and filter for ip_src == 192.168.1.77.
> --- In email@example.com, sirquijote@... wrote:
>> Thanks for getting back to me.
>> I can confirm that I have already tried changing my private ip addresses
>> to the 192.168 range. Just to confirm, I'm currently testing it again.
>> My current ip address on this Mac is 192.168.1.x, as assigned by the
>> on my router. The slug is plugged into the router, and both lights are
>> solid green. But even so, i still can't connect to the slug.
>> I've just tried pinging the slug on 192.168.1.77, and it does appear to
>> there. I'm very confused now :s Neither Google Chrome nor Safari want
>> connect to the slug. Safari immediately reports that it "can't connect
>> the server" whilst Chrome immediately says, "the server refused the
>> connection (Error 102)".
>> What could be the issue?
>> > Your netmask is not going to be the problem. The problem will be if
>> > machine you are connecting from is not on the same subnet the slug is
>> > configured for. On my router, I use an address of 172.31.253.1 and a
>> > netmask of 255.255.0.0, which is fine when I want to connect to the
>> > router...
>> > If for example your slug is 192.168.1.77 and your computer's IP
>> address in
>> > not also a 192.168.1.xx address, you won't be able to talk to the
>> > At least not until you manage to first connect to it and change it's
>> > networking configuration to match the rest of your network.
>> > So in my example, if I were to connect the slug to my router, I would
>> > temporarily change my laptop IP address to 192.168.1.76. I would then
>> > login to the slug on 192.168.1.77, change it's address and netmask to
>> > match my router. I would then need to change my laptop back to it's
>> > normal ip address to connect to the slug again.
>> > Bill
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