Originally posted by Alan Morgan: Hi, I am trying to test my application in server mode. I start the RMI server and bind the object on a given ip address. Then on my own machine in my DataConnector when I do Naming.lookup() I get an exception: > Connection refused to host: 172.24.9.85 Now the problem is that this is my ip address and not the address I am trying to connect to. I then tried Naming.list(ip) and I got the same exception. Any thoughts ? Thanks.