MythSocket Failed to connect

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MythSocket Failed to connect

Post by john13 » Wed Jan 14, 2015 3:08 am

I have anew install of .27 with w7 and running into the problem below. Any help or direction is greatly appreciated.

MythCoreContext: Connecting to
MythSocket <5996650:-1> Failed to connec to connection refused.

I'm including the config.xml here and the backend files as uploads for reference.
<Command>echo 'WOLsqlServerCommand not set'</Command>

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Re: MythSocket Failed to connect

Post by stuarta » Fri Jan 16, 2015 1:18 pm

What have you specified the backend ip address as in mythtv-setup? I suspect it's ''. It should be set to the proper ip address of you mythbackend

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Re: MythSocket Failed to connect

Post by Plerp » Sat Jan 24, 2015 4:55 pm

It's been a month or so now, so my memory of the exact error is hazy for me but in my experience I had set up mythTV only to be used on the one box. So there was a mySQL config file was defined as expecting connections from (localhost). Commenting out this line allowed connections from outside. Maybe there's a safer way too (by adding another approved IP?). I used the information from here: ... tv-backend

(or course once it connected nicely my windows build was using an old database schema and failed to go any further ... hopefully you have a more recent build.)

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