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So far I have installed RStudio Server. From that page, accessing the server ask to go on the port 8787 with the a browser and http://<server-ip>:8787. However, when I try, they gave me the following page. Where did I make my blunder? What do I have to do getting access the port 8787?

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The <server-ip> part of that command means to insert your computer's IP address there. For example, if your computer's IP was 192.168.0.256, you would go to:

http://192.168.0.256:8787

If you want to access it from another computer in the same LAN, just go to that same address. If you want to be able to access it from any computer on the internet, you'll have to setup port forwarding on your router's firewall. For more details, see this answer.


If you don't know your IP address, open a terminal, and run hostname -I (CaSe sensitive)

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    <> is a common notation for wanting to say that whatever is between < and > should be inserted by you, the user. – Gewure Oct 17 '16 at 14:39
  • Yes, you are right, but I didn't realize before. – Law Oct 17 '16 at 14:51

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