I have a VPS and would like to run a public node and get it indexed by moneroworld to help the network.
I made the necessary changes to
monerod.conf to change the port to 18089 and to restrict things to keep people from mining on my system. But whenever I use monerod to check the status, it keeps trying to connect to port 18081.
See screenshot below.
My node is currently running (188.8.131.52:18089) and I can connect to it directly using wallets on different systems just fine. But I keep getting the above error when running