Originally Posted by acid_kewpie
you don't "open" ports normally. This can refer to a firewall configuration, in which case you would set iptables (on an iptables based firewall of course) to accept traffic on that port, but it's the software itself that opens the port for communication with clients, there's nothing else required.
Thanks for your explanation, I really appreciate understanding little bit more.
I try to add the port to the iptables with the line
"iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 8000 -j ACCEPT"
however i can't see it on LISTEN, or make the software access the web page where the database is.