Subject Re: [ib-support] Unable to connect over DSL
Author William L. Thomson Jr.
On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 17:50, Joe Martinez wrote:
> > Something is blocking access, so what OS is the server running?
> Windows 98.


> > Do you
> > have port 3050 correctly configured on the client machine?
> Yes. It is able to connect to other servers just fine.

Other remote severs, or servers on the lan? Does the client have a
static IP as well as the server. I believe you said the server does have
a static IP, but does the client?

Is the client behind or using NAT or a firewall?

> > Can you telnet to port 3050 on the remote machine?
> No.

Definitely a problem them. May not be so much on the server end but
possibly on the client?

Something between C & S is blocking that port, or not doing the proper

> > Can the lan clients see the outside world via the server, or is that not
> > one of it's uses.
> Yes, they can. They are use Internet Connection Sharing, using the same server of
> that.

Can the server see you or the client?

William L. Thomson Jr.
Support Group
Obsidian-Studios Inc.
439 Amber Way
Petaluma, Ca. 94952
Phone 707.766.9509
Fax 707.766.8989