Rtorrent issue on fresh install of QuickBox v2.4.8

Just installed on debian 8, went smooth. loaded up, went to rutorrent from dashboard, got the error:
“No connection to rTorrent. Check if it is really running. Check $scgi_port and $scgi_host settings in config.php and scgi_port in rTorrent configuration file.”

Checked if it’s running: (YES)
> HOST:~# systemctl status [email protected]

[email protected] - rTorrent
       Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/[email protected]; enabled)
       Active: active (running) since Wed 2016-11-09 16:17:00 UTC; 1min 45s ago
      Process: 636 ExecStart=/usr/bin/screen -d -m -fa -S rtorrent /usr/bin/rtorrent (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
      Process: 584 ExecStartPre=/bin/rm -f /home/%I/.sessions/rtorrent.lock (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
     Main PID: 642 (screen)
       CGroup: /system.slice/system-rtorrent.slice/[email protected]
               ├─642 /usr/bin/SCREEN -d -m -fa -S rtorrent /usr/bin/rtorrent
               └─645 /usr/bin/rtorrent
    Nov 09 16:17:00 HOST.DOMAIN.com systemd[1]: Started rTorrent.

Checked the files for port and address: (Consistent)

	network.scgi.open_port = localhost:5000
	$scgi_port = 5000;
        $scgi_host = "";

Checked sockets: (Listening on 5000)

HOST:~# lsof -iTCP -i | grep rtorrent
rtorrent  645        USER   13u  IPv4  12663      0t0  TCP *:50830 (LISTEN)
rtorrent  645        USER   14u  IPv4  12662      0t0  TCP localhost:5000 (LISTEN)

Anyone have any suggestions?