connection time out

David Woolley forums at
Fri May 11 04:18:03 EDT 2012

Ben Hallett wrote:
> I am unable to connect to irc as when I try it says that the connection 
> has timed out. what should i do to fix this.

Provide the correct address for the server, or open the firewall for 
connections to that server.

I would suggest that the most common cause of timed out connections is 
firewalls set to silently drop traffic that they don't like.

David Woolley
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