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pagekite.net - fast and reliable localhost tunneling solution

You may have came across a situation where you need to share your local app to clients (in other words your Rails app running on your local server port 3000).

You may have came across a situation where you need to share your local server.

So in such cases a widely used tool is [localtunnel][1]

But it has a limitation with consistent url as it generates a random URL for every new instance.

[Pagekite][2] suffices this need and gives a consistent URL for one server bind to a port.

PageKite makes local websites or SSH servers publicly accessible

Getting Started

  1. install - $ curl -s https://pagekite.net/pk/ | sudo bash

  2. start pagekite -$ pagekite.py 80 yourname.pagekite.me

Thats it, you can now access http://yourname.pagekite.me/ from anywhere!
[1]: http://progrium.com/localtunnel
[2]: http://pagekite.net