Settings/Services/Control

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This category contains the settings for how the web server service and the application control service is handled

1 Web server

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1.1 Allow control of Kodi via HTTP

Settings level: Standard
Description: Enable remote users to control this application through the built-in web server.
See also: Webserver


1.2 Port

Settings level: Standard
Description: Defines the port by which the webserver will be able to be reached. You can change that port to something else, but be careful not to take some standardized ports such as "21" for FTP or "22" for ssh. Otherwise it might conflict other services on your system.
See also: List of TCP and UDP port numbers


1.3 Username

Settings level: Standard
Description: Defines the username which needs to be used to access the in-build webserver if the password has been set! Default username is set to: kodi


1.4 Password

Settings level: Standard
Description: Defines the password which needs to be used to access the in-build webserver. If the username is set but the passwort has been left blank, the webserver will be reached without entering any credentials


1.5 Enable SSL

Settings level: Standard
Description: Enables SSL encryption in the webserver. Certificate special://userdata/server.key and special://userdata/server.pem must be created manually.


1.6 Web interface

Settings level: Standard
Description: Select a webinterface which has been installed through the add-on manager. The pre-installed webinterface is: Chorus 2
See also: Web interface


2 Application control

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2.1 Allow remote control from applications on this system

Settings level: Standard
Description: Allows programs on this computer to controll this application through the web interface (if enabled) or the JSON-RPC interface protocoll.
See also: JSON-RPC_API


2.2 Allow remote control from applications on other systems

Settings level: Standard
Description: Allows programs on other computers on the network to control this applikation. You have to enable this setting if you want to use Kore
See also: JSON-RPC_API
See also: Event Server