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I am connecting to the IP address, BUT when "Listening on TCP port 80..." appears, it just gets stuck there and doesn't move on at all, even after waiting for 30 minutes. Also, whenever I try to go to the site that you gave me on my computer, it always says "Page cannot be displayed". I do have a DSL connection and a Wii USB Wi-Fi connector with my Wii allowed to connect to it.SF49 14:56 2 July 2008 (CEST)

Yea this also is happening to me, everything seems to be working for me except web servers. michael5098

The same thing was happening to me. I had to use a different version then what's on this site. Milas60

Im new to this

So where do I put the http files?

On your SD card, create a directory called "www" and place any files you would like to be served in there. --Teknecal 00:10, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Ultiimate Server

Can the both teams of FTPii and Wiihttpd (or somebody else) release a FTP+HTTP server in one app ? It will be very cool to create the ultiimate server (if it is techncally possible) ;-)

orksovaj 13:21, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Change port

I need the server to operate on a port other than 80 (Many isp's block this port) Compiling the source hasn't gone that well so far, i'm getting stuck with various build errors.

What kind of errors are you having and which port would be suitable for you? --Teknecal 09:06, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

Got it working on 6873, false alarm


I just realized that the fan doesn't run during a dump using Wiihttpd. The estimated time of the dump is around 8 hrs. That sounds like a huge time gap to not have the fan on. I'll look into code for switching the fan on, but I just wanted to let you know. Tell me if that might be something simple to switch on to ensure the life of my Wii.

Error accepting connection


I'm using homebrew channel to load Wiihttpd, but got the message "This is no valid Wii application". So I converted the boot.elf to a boot.dol file (using this) and tried again. Now i'm getting this:

Network initialised. Wii IP address: Listening on TCP port 80... Error accepting connection: Error accepting connection: Error accepting connection: Error accepting connection: .........

with no more information whatsoever. Internet works ofcourse outside wiihttpd.

What now?

That's a bit strange. I assume you receive those messages when trying to connect to your Wii's IP? Can you try out ftpii and see if that works? --Teknecal 05:39, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

--> I'm getting the exact same results as the original poster. Yes, the "Error accepting connection:" messages appear on the Wii once you start to connect to it via the PC. When you stop trying to connect, the messages continue to repeat every few seconds.

I tried using ftpii and I get "Listening on TCP port 21..." on the Wii. When I try to connect to it from a DOS prompt I get the message "Connected to x.x.x.x." but no command prompt, no user name or password request and then after about 10 seconds it times-out and I get "Connection closed by remote host." The Wii screen remains at the "Listening..." message and nothing changes on the Wii screen.

Any ideas? -- Penguin64

--> New Update: I was getting the issue above with the wiihttpd Server ISO Dumper version. I tried the same thing (convert the *.elf to *.dol) with the regular wiihttpd server and got a different result. This time once it said "Listening on TCP port 80..." it stayed like that and I lost connection to my Wii (could not even ping it). I rebooted and tried the regualar wiihttpd server again and this time it worked as expected... I got a 404 error as served up by the wiihttpd. So for fun, I tried the ISO Dumper version again and IT WORKED! My only explanation is that the regular version installed/changed something to allow the ISO Dumper version to work.

I hope that helps someone. -- Penguin64

Error initializing fat subsystem


I'm using Homebrew Channel v1.0.1 to load Wiihttpd, everything looks fine but the an error line appears: Error initializing fat subsystem...

Anybody know how to resolve this???

Thanks in advance.

Do you have a SDHC memory card? If so, you will need to recompile Wiihttpd with the latest libfat. --Teknecal 08:44, 6 January 2009 (UTC)

How to get your files

It appears that this server does not generate .html pages to list files.

This means, that after converting the .elf to .dol and adding your files to the /www directory you'll have to point your browser exactly to the file you want.

For instance if you have added a test.mp3 file and your wii's address is, you'll have to point your browser to

This however, will print the code of that image in your browser. To get it you will need to use a download manager such as FlashGet.

If you have many files and do not want to remember all their names you can generate your own .html listing, before transferring the files to your wii, using a program like File List Generator ( This one doesn't make make links for each file but the listings can help a lot.