I run local swarm node, so I can access it from localhost:8500. RPC request works fine locally. But when I try to send requests to swarm rpc from another server, it is not accessible. I see port 8500 is only open locally.

Seems very strange. Are there any options to open it for the network?

  • how do you try to access it?
    – Badr Bellaj
    Jun 7, 2017 at 9:31
  • I have no rep to comment, so reply here: I try to send request by RPC Jun 7, 2017 at 9:39

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This should have been addressed by providing the httpaddr flag:


Per default swarm runs on localhost only.

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