I am running a server on port 8080, which I can access fine as localhost:8080 or

However, assuming my IP address is, how can I access the port using

The Mac firewall is disabled in System Preferences.

  • If you're behind a router you may have to forward your port. – Matthieu Riegler Nov 21 '12 at 23:20
  • Thanks. I can't even reach it from another system that's w/in my lan zone, i.e. within same 192.168.1.x address space, including my own system. In my browser I type and it's fine, but can't connect to server – farhadf Nov 22 '12 at 15:36

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