Content Downloader - Local webservice
Many improvements in version 4 of Content Downloader focus on security . One addition to version 4.3 and above is to restrict access to the Content Downloader local web-service by IP-address.
Version 4.2.40 and early allow access to the web-service without restriction so a command-line installation can be configured from another machine on the same network.
With version 4.3 and above of RCCD we have restricted access so by default only localhost [127.0.0.1 and 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1] has access to the web-service.
To allow access from another IP-address you will need to edit the access control file:
As shown below you can simply add <your ip> to keep the service secure while allowing access.
satisfy all allow from 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1 allow from 127.0.0.1 allow from <your ip>
If you wish to disable entirely the IP restriction, modify the file to match the below: