SSH tunnel on Mac OS not working - Plex installation

Hello,

I am trying to use SSH tunnel on Mac OS to open the Plex server local host.

I am getting an the below error message, when opening http:localhost:8888/web. The problem is I installed Plex last month and it worked fine.. now it suddenly not working.

Help!
Thank You.


Last failed login: Fri Jan 15 20:29:49 UTC 2021 from 112.85.42.229 on ssh:notty
There were 15 failed login attempts since the last successful login.
Last login: Fri Jan 15 20:23:25 2021 from 103.231.217.50
[[email protected] ~]# channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 4: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 4: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 4: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 4: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 4: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused
channel 4: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused

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Hi there,

Others have reported similar issues due to the use of localhost. Instead, try to use 127.0.0.1 in its place - that's the IPv4 loopback address for localhost.

ssh tunnel refusing connections

Hope that helps!

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