[AG-TECH] WinXP sp2?
smgallo at ccr.buffalo.edu
Thu Sep 16 15:42:50 CDT 2004
One thing you are able to do is "Allow communication with a program from
any computer, incouding those on the internet", so you should be able to
say that the venueserver is allowed to accept incoming connections. I
haven't tried this myself, though, but it does work for things like
Xwin32 and ssh (to a vmware host).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov]On
> Behalf Of Todd Zimmerman
> Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 3:54 PM
> To: Randy Groves
> Cc: ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> Subject: Re: [AG-TECH] WinXP sp2?
> AG seemed to work on XP-SP2; however, the biggest issue I found is there
> seems to be no way of allowing a block of ports through the XP firewall.
> From what I can see, each port must be individually allowed through
> the firewall....
> While most of the connections are 'firewall friendly'... the streams use
> RTP port pairs - so you have to tell the firewall about the additional
> Its not really a practical solution to enter the ports individually if
> the venueserver you are connecting to selects random ports from a range
> 50000 to ~65000.
> I've only preliminarily investigated this... however this problem seems
> to be confirmed at this article:
> If anyone has a work around I'd be interested to hear!
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> Randy Groves wrote:
> > I guess that we can infer from Ivan's comments about 2.3 on sp2 that
> > this is considered a 'supported' environment?
> > Any issues/pointers with setup of the firewall and/or other of the
> > security features?
> > -randy
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