I just installed Emby server on a Windows 10 server. I can connect to it fine via the web on my Mac. However, I can't connect via Safari on my iPad Pro or iPhone 7. All computers and iOS devices have the latest versions of the OS. I'm using the URL http://192.168.86.30:8096, which corresponds to my server. The message I get is "Safari could not open the page because the server stopped responding."
When I use the iPad Emby app, my server is listed, but clicking on it give "unable to connect to the selected server right now..." I tried sign in my Emby Connect and clicked on the server again, same error.
Since my server name is showing up, it is getting that. from somewhere, is it because I am logged in?
I am at a loss as to why it won't connect via web on iOS, but will on my Mac desktop.
I have pored over the online docs, read the forums, and used Google, can't figure this out. I am guessing the Windows server is refusing the connection, but my Defender Firewall settings were set by the install, and all look correct, I don't see any ip or port blocking. On a related note, the Windows server is new, replacing an older one that I used for Plex. Plex used to connect to iOS until I set up the new server too, further making me think it is a Windows issue. Is there something peculiar to iOS blocking me? Are there logs on the Windows server that might give me a clue?
Thanks for any suggestions. I"m glad I found out about Emby, it feels much friendlier than Plex.