How to access web server 8080 in Mac OS X
Mac OS x 10.8.3, running a Java’s web application on Tomcat, port 8080. Users from same network are able to access my web server via port 80, but failed on port 8080. Is there a firewall setting blocked the incoming connection via port 8080.
The simplest solution is turn off your Firewall.
Mac icon > System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Firewall > Turn Off Firewall
Actually, Mac didn’t block port 8080, it just don’t allows “incoming connections” for “
Mac icon > System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Firewall > Firewall Options…
Add a new entry with the “
+” button, search for “Java”, add it and choose “Allow incoming connections“.