Quick question...

... I'm trying to run a Parity public node but cannot connect to it from any computer other than the one it's running on.

Parity v1.8.6 on Windows 10 x64 - all updates

When I open from the computer it's running on I get the UI, no issues. When I try to connect from any other computer on my LAN to I get:

This site can’t be reached refused to connect.

Parity is fully sync'd and I have no firewalls running on any of the computers. Not sure what I'm doing wrong here...


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You are connecting to a port which is only listening on loop back interface, not exposed to the network. See https://github.com/paritytech/parity/wiki/Wallet-Remote-Access

  • I've seen that page before... running in Windows, I wasn't sure how to run an SSH server. Any suggestions on this?
    – RBizzle
    Jan 15, 2018 at 14:55
  • How about this question and the comment? Does it solve your problem? ethereum.stackexchange.com/questions/28753/… Jan 15, 2018 at 15:42
  • Alright, so it looks like I have the SSH tunneling setup properly. I can connect to the Host now by tunneling 8180, 8545 and 8546 through the SSH tunnel. Now however, on the server I'm seeing messages like "Blocked connection from chrome extension://<bunch of letters> using invalid token." Anyone know how to resolve?
    – RBizzle
    Jan 15, 2018 at 16:45
  • Maybe related to incorrect CORS settings, just a wild guess.
    – abb
    Jan 15, 2018 at 17:24

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