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    Can't connect to Meditor - or very slow connection to Meditor - on port 6881

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: DigiTool
    • Product Version: 3

    Description:
    There are cases where internally, the Meditor port default 6881 can be connected to, but from external locations it cannot be (or is extremely slow).
    One of the common reasons for this is due to the port itself - 6881 - which is often used by many p2p file sharing applications such as eMule, bitTorrent, etc. Therefore, many institutions and ISPs set global level restrictions on bandwith and firewall on this port.

    Our suggest if slow or nearly impossible connection to Meditor on port 6881 occurs is to change the PC_SERVER_PORT in dtl_start
    Our suggestion is port 5555 - but any other port not restricted or in use should be fine. Ensure this port is open on TCP/IP to Ex Libris IP (212.179.71.70) in order to enable support

    Resolution:
    change the PC_SERVER_PORT in dtl_start and dtl_start.tml

    1. In $dtle_root/dtl_start and $dtle_root/dtl_start.tml

    Change this:
    setenv PC_SERVER_PORT 688${DTL_SUB_PORT}


    To this:
    setenv PC_SERVER_PORT 5555

    2. Run source $dtle_root/dtl_start

    3. Re-start PC server

    dlib dtl01
    util
    w
    2
    4

    util
    w
    3
    3


    3. From then on, make sure your client's library.ini points to the new PC server port 5555


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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