[IPython-User] Help troubleshooting notebook as public server

Andrew Jaffe a.h.jaffe@gmail....
Tue Jan 10 04:44:57 CST 2012

Hi all,

On 06/01/2012 21:11, Min RK wrote:
> What browser are you using? I think Safari has some issues with wss
> (secure) in some cases.

For what it's worth, I've got it running on 10.7 with Chrome, but not 
with Safari (the latter gets all the way to the running-notebook screen, 
but gives me a websockets error and tells me I can't actually run code).


> You might also check the JavaScript console in the browser for more
> enlightenment.
> -MinRK
> On Jan 6, 2012, at 12:53, Michael Waskom <mwaskom@stanford.edu
> <mailto:mwaskom@stanford.edu>> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> As I understand things, I should be able to set up the notebook such
>> that I can run the kernel on my desktop and access it remotely through
>> a browser on my laptop. But I'm having some trouble getting that to work.
>> I've followed the directions here:
>> http://ipython.org/ipython-doc/dev/interactive/htmlnotebook.html#quick-howto-running-a-public-notebook-server
>> And created a new profile with edits as instructed (including the bit
>> above it about generating an ssl certificate).
>> I then start the kernel in a terminal as so:
>> $ ipython notebook --profile=nbserver
>> [NotebookApp] Using existing profile dir:
>> u'/Users/mwaskom/.ipython/profile_nbserver'
>> [NotebookApp] The IPython Notebook is running at: https://[all ip
>> addresses on your system]:9999
>> [NotebookApp] Use Control-C to stop this server and shut down all kernels.
>> I can access this notebook through the browser on the computer running
>> the kernel at
>> https://{hostname}:9999 (with the anticipated warning about a
>> self-signed certificate)
>> However, when I try and do that from my laptop, it just hangs.
>> I'm using ipython 0.12 on OS X 10.6. The osx firewall is not running.
>> Unfortunately, I'm scraping at the bottom of my repertoire for
>> troubleshooting network issues, but am quite possibly missing
>> something obvious. Any suggestions would be great.

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