"Is this a TCP or UDP port? Have restarted the service or server running after disabling the Windows Firewall and/or any other software firewalls? Can you access it locally, i.e. telnet localhost 8085 assuming TCP Can you locally access it using the non-localhost, private (RFC 1918) IP address, e.g. telnet 192.168.1.1 8085 -- this IP address is the one normally available via ipconfig. Can you locally access it using your public IP address, e.g. telnet 24.xxx.xxx.174 8085?