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Can't connect after a day or so, reboot fixes temporarily

By Amos Blanton 2013-01-18, 12:34

Greetings! I'm running pagekite (v0.5.4a ) on my Raspberry Pi (raspbian), serving my own personal blog and website. (

Recently I noticed I was unable to connect to my site (standard can't connect Pagekite error when I visit the url). I rebooted, the connection worked again, but after a day or so it was again lost for a long period of time - 24 hours+. I just sshed in locally and the machine can still ping google, and pagekite is still running, but I get the standard can't connect when I visit my pagekite url.

On my local network, I can still view my site by entering its static IP, and there doesn't seem to be any other problems with the machine / http side of things.

I've just rebooted and the connection was restored - we'll see if it goes down again. If so, what should I try next? Where are pagekite log files?

Thanks! Amos


  1. Amos Blanton said on 2013-01-20, 13:45
    Yep, went down again, took about 20 hours. Any ideas what to check?
  2. Bjarni RĂșnar Einarsson said on 2013-01-21, 21:07
    Not sure what would cause this. Could you perhaps mail a copy of the files in /var/log/pagekite/ (assuming you are using the debian package) to help at, so we could have a look?
  3. Donald Rainey said on 2013-04-30, 15:48
    I seem to be having a similar behavior, however I only need to restart Pagekite to get things up again. I noticed errors in the logs:
    err=Error in connect: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/pagekite/proto/", line 464, in _BackEnd data, parse = self._Connect(server, conns) File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/pagekite/proto/", line 324, in _Connect self.fd.connect((s$... The line scrolls of the screen. Happy to send my logs if it helps.

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