• I edited litecoin.conf file...

To this:


I use minerd with litecoind and when I try to connect to the local machine everything work fine. When I try to connect another workers from the LAN it cant connect to litecoind.

When I scan the port of the machine running litecoind, the port 9332 is closed.

How can I remote connect to the litecoind daemon via LAN?

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If you want to allow connections from any machine, use:


If you want to allow connections from one specific IP address, put that IP address instead of *:


You can have as many of these lines as you like. Use one for each IP address you want to allow. And wildcards are also allowed:

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    I already tried this solution but the daemon is only accessible via If I try to connect via LAN it is refused.
    – 01BTC10
    Feb 24, 2012 at 2:53
  • Does it work with rpcallowip=*? If not, maybe it's a firewall issue. Do you know which kind of firewall you have on the machine running bitcoind? Check netstat -l output on the bitcoind machine. You should see that it's listen on if you supplied any kind of rpcallowip argument. When I try to connect remotely without any rpcallowip argument I get "error: couldn't connect to server". If I try connecting from an IP that's different than the rpcallowip address I see "error: server returned HTTP error 403". Feb 24, 2012 at 3:09
  • It is working now! I forgot that I had to setup tunneling. Thank's!
    – 01BTC10
    Feb 24, 2012 at 3:49
  • bitcoind supports JSON-RPC over SSL connections (see en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Enabling_SSL_on_original_client_daemon), so you don't need to set up a separate tunnel if you don't want to Feb 24, 2012 at 5:53
  • Thank's now I understand how to make it work properly!
    – 01BTC10
    Feb 24, 2012 at 16:32

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