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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on Chrome using an RC4000 as web server

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Hi All,

I have a problem on the field with the RCM4000 board. I developed an application that implements the web server and the snmp functionalities. Both protocols works fine for a while, but after some days, the web server do not allows the access to the web page. The response on Chrome browser is ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED.

It's strange, because the SNMP continues to work and the module responds to ping requests. I'm using the following code to set permissions

uid = sauth_adduser("user", "password", SERVER_HTTP);
sauth_setusermask(uid, USER_GROUP, NULL);

When the module is switched off and restarted the web page retuns to works

Thank you in advance
Alessandro
asked Mar 12, 2018 in Rabbit Software by Alessandro Effe New to the Community (2 points)

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3 Answers

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What Dynamic C version are you running?
Please make sure you are running the latest software.

The latest can be found in the github, download latest zip file.
https://github.com/digidotcom/DCRabbit_10
answered Mar 12, 2018 by Campbell Veteran of the Digi Community (552 points)
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You could try increasing HTTP_MAXSERVERS, which will allow for more simultaneous connections. And make sure you call tcp_reserveport(80) in your program startup, that will queue connections while your program services requests.

Note that if you're using SSL/TLS (for https), you'll want the latest Dynamic C (10.72C from the website) since it supports TLS 1.2 (which is likely required by Chrome at this point) and other TLS-related features.

If you want the cutting edge version, download from the GitHub URL in Campbell's answer.
answered Mar 12, 2018 by TomCollins Veteran of the Digi Community (1,453 points)
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Hi All and thanks for response.

I'm already using the DC10.72, the HTTP_MAXSERVERS are set to 2 and i already calling tcp_reserveport(IPConfig.HttpPort);

This is the main server task (i'm using uC/OS-II).

void serverRun()
{
IpConfig_handler(); // polling network config
http_handler(); // polling Http
ftp_tick(); // polling Ftp
tcp_tick(NULL);
}

is it possible i've to call http_handler() in a dedicated task? There is a way to check if the http socket is down in order to restart it?
answered Mar 13, 2018 by Alessandro Effe New to the Community (2 points)
Increase HTTP_MAXSERVERS to at least 4 and see if that helps.  I don't think you need to call tcp_tick(NULL) in that task, since both the http and ftp handlers are probably calling it, but it isn't hurting anything.  It looks like you're keeping all TCP/IP-related calls in one task (which is good) and hopefully with a 4KB stack.
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