Using Pidgin for home network.

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Mon Oct 26 16:17:28 EDT 2009


On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 15:18, Cornell Murrell <cornell.murrell at gmail.com>wrote:

>   Kevin,
>
>
>
> Here’s the log file.
>
>
>
> (14:50:40) *dnsquery:* IP resolved for 24.28.193.9
> (14:50:40) *proxy:* Attempting connection to 24.28.193.9
> (14:50:40) *proxy:* Connecting to 24.28.193.9:5298 with no proxy
> (14:50:40) *proxy:* Connection in progress
> (14:51:01) *proxy:* Connecting to 24.28.193.9:5298.
> (14:51:01) *proxy:* Error connecting to 24.28.193.9:5298 (Connection timed
> out.).
> (14:51:01) *proxy:* Connection attempt failed: Connection timed out.
> (14:51:01) *bonjour:* Error connecting to buddy Cor Cor at Kidz-PC at
> 24.28.193.9:5298 error: Connection timed out.
> > I'm still having an issue. I downloaded/installed Bonjour and Pidgin.
> When I launched Pidgin, I added a user and selected Bonjour from the drop
> down list. I did this on two computers on my network, and can see the both
> users that I setup, but when I try to send a IM, it says "Unable to send the
> message. The conversation couldn't be started.
>


This is most likely caused by a firewall blocking the inbound conversation
connection.

You'll need to configure any firewalls to allow inbound connections on port
5298

-D
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