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Offline martin

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Self test not working
« on: January 10, 2013, 09:25:06 PM »
I hadn't used HFS for a while and now when I do a self test I get an error saying "Sorry, the test is unavailable at the moment." Port is forwarded, including deleting and adding a number of times to make sure. I disabled my firewall but still no joy. I'm at a loss as it generally works with no problems.

Good luck with the apartment hunting Rejetto, I hope it's relatively stress free. I've lived here 35 years, but I still remember the stress of finding a house to buy and move into.

edit: something strange is happening. If I set port to 8000 in HFS then try self test, the port changes to 8080. If I try self test again, the port in HFS changes back to 8000. I set port to 1001 in my router and in HFS, tried self test and the port in HFS changed to 8000.  :o
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Re: Self test not working
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2013, 08:05:06 PM »
it's not saying the test "failed". It's just unavailable, so you have to test differently.

the port changing is because HFS tries other ports when the test fails. It's expected to revert to the original on in the end.

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Re: Self test not working
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2013, 08:14:53 PM »
test differently how?

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Re: Self test not working
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2013, 01:57:10 PM »
like
1. asking a friend to try accessing your hfs from his home
2. using http://canyouseeme.org

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Re: Self test not working
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2013, 10:18:07 PM »
like
1. asking a friend to try accessing your hfs from his home
2. using http://canyouseeme.org
The few of my friends still living don't know what a computer is. :)


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Re: Self test not working
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2013, 04:15:33 PM »
wow :)

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Re: Self test not working
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2013, 07:01:33 PM »
I have the same problem when i do the self test just go to canyouseeme.org and input the port number you server is running on and it will tell you if your server is online or not.