Subject Re: [ib-support] Can't connect to server
Author Phil Shrimpton
On Wednesday 04 December 2002 07:06, you wrote:


> Has anyone else here
> successfully used an XP Home machine as a server and connected to it
> remotely?

On one machine, yes, but using 'Events' killed it, but as we were having
issues with other TCP/IP based 'servers', we just upgraded to XPPro/W2K and
had no issues (other than the misterious 10 sec disconnect on XP)

> As for the firewall possibility, I had her go into the TCP/IP properties
> and check the Advanced tab. The Firewall checkbox was unchecked. Is there
> somewhere else I should be checking?

I think that should be it (I zaped XP and installed Linux on my Laptop, so
can't be sure). The best way of checking is to do a port scan from another

Linux 2.4.4-4GB
5:36pm up 1 day, 2 min, 1 user, load average: 0.19, 0.07, 0.01