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Failed to establish a connection to the console.

  • Posted November 24, 2014

On setting up console for MEAN, I am receiving errors. Failed to establish a connection to the console. Please reload.

Can anyone help in this

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Hey there,

There are a few scenarios where console access is difficult or impossible:

  1. If you are behind a restrictive firewall. opening ports 6000-7000 will usually clear this up.
  2. If you are on a network with a double-NAT configuration.
  3. If you are behind a web-proxy (almost all mobile broadband connections configure a proxy).
  4. If you are on a satellite or other high latency connection as this can cause timeouts.
  5. Some security suites (Norton, etc) invisibly proxy web connections which cause issues.

Happy coding,

Jon Schwenn Platform Support Specialist DigitalOcean