Bitcoin Forum
September 04, 2015, 12:23:43 PM *
News: New! Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.11.0 [Torrent]
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Problems Communicating With Bitcoin RPC - Troubleshooting?  (Read 14235 times)
gigabytecoin
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 280


View Profile

Ignore
April 18, 2011, 10:32:48 PM
 #1

I have a bitcoin server and a bitcoin miner (GUI version of poclbm) running on Windows 7 64 bit. This computer is behind a router and port 8332 is forwarded to this machine. It's internal IP address is 192.168.0.195

I have a bitcoin miner running on Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit. This computer is behind the same router as the windows server+miner above.

Whenever I go to run the poclbm miner from Ubuntu using variations of -o localhost, 192.168.0.195, my_router_ip, etc... I get the error message "Problems Communicating With Bitcoin RPC".

I have setup a password in my bitcoin.conf file on windows and know that it works because a miner has been successfully running on windows for the last few days.

I do not have a bitcoin client running on the Ubuntu machine. Only the windows machine.

The only possible idea I have as to why this might not work is because I downloaded poclbm directly from git and perhaps it was in the process of being worked on/upgraded? (I have absolutely no idea how git works).

What are your thoughts?
1441369423
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1441369423

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1441369423
Reply with quote  #2

1441369423
Report to moderator
7 Different Live Games
30 Live tables
Why look for fortune elsewhere? 200+ BTC Jackpot
400+ Slot Games
New Provably Fair BlackJack!
Unbeatable Loyalty Program!

Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1441369423
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1441369423

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1441369423
Reply with quote  #2

1441369423
Report to moderator
dishwara
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1302


Truth may get delay, but NEVER fails


View Profile

Ignore
April 18, 2011, 10:57:10 PM
 #2

add rpcallowip="ip address of ubuntu" in bitcoin.conf in windows, which is ur bitcoin server.
gigabytecoin
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 280


View Profile

Ignore
April 19, 2011, 02:59:56 AM
 #3

That worked, thank you!

Does anyone know if there is a "how to guide" or pdf file or anything for poclbm or do I just have to read through the entire thread? (If so, maybe I'll make one!)
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!