Question

Why can't I connect to my Websocket Server?

Hello,

Last year I created a droplet using the “ubuntu wordpress” image. It works fine and can be seen at https://www.retrorazed.com

Now I’m trying to run a nodejs websocket server alongside the LAMP server the image installed. I’m using port 61231 and I’ve opened it from anywhere using ‘ufw’.

I’ve tried a million things but connecting from wss://159.203.58.166:61231 or wss://retrorazed.com:61231 results in a connection error with no useful error information. The nodejs server is being run from ‘/var/www/server’ and I’m connecting to it from a webpage found at ‘var/www/html/client’ that’s being served from apache.

I’m not sure what could be causing this problem, so if anyone has any ideas that I could try out I would be very appreciative.

Thank you!


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