Unable to connect to flask api on droplet. 'Failed to open page'

I’m following this tutorial and I’m having trouble accessing the api I’ve placed on a Digital Ocean droplet.

The api has the host defined in main as:

api.add_resource(SearchForPage, '/search/')

if __name__ == '__main__':'')

And, when running on the droplet runs fine.

If I attempt to call the api endpoint it simply times out and there appear to be no incoming connections to the api. However, there are incoming calls to the droplet. I can see this from the droplet’s bandwidth increasing at the same time that I’m making calls to it.

I’m continuing to look into this. Any help is appreciated.


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