tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 11:20:52 EDT 2013
Your situation sounds very specific, so perhaps it's time to create a
matrix to find a pattern that could be causing this....
Here's an example: http://i.imgur.com/XbaVWnY.png
On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 1:17 AM, David Balažic
<david.balazic at comtrade.com>wrote:
> Have you tried to turn off the firewall on the desktop PCs that are having
> Or even on the laptop?
> What firewall are you using? Note that some 3rd party firewalls block some
> network traffic even when "turned off".
> It might also help to know which ports are used by each PC.
> the netstat command gives that information.
> On Windows it supports the -b option which prints what program is using
> each connection. (requires administrative privileges, I suggest running the
> CMD.exe as (local) Administrator, but not Pidgin, run Pidgin as as it is
> run normally)
> Also check the used ports on the Macs.
> Maybe the desktop PCs are using different ports than the others...
> David Balažic
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Support [mailto:support-bounces at pidgin.im] On Behalf Of
> > Kevin Justie
> > Sent: Friday, June 14, 2013 11:31 PM
> > To: support at pidgin.im
> > Subject: mac-to-pc chats
> > On an all-Mac, iChat-using network, I've now added a PC with
> > Pidgin. Chatting between Mac and PC works perfectly -- as
> > long as the PC initiates the chat. If I try to initiate the
> > chat from a Mac -- meaning the PC does not already have a
> > chat conversation window open for the Mac -- the chat sent by
> > the Mac never appears on the PC and on the Mac I get "The
> > instant messaging connection failed." Yet I can immediately
> > chat from PC to Mac, and that works, and then I can chat back
> > from Mac to PC.
> > Something I've missed in setup or configuration that's
> > preventing initial chats from showing up on the PC?
> > Thanks!
> > Kevin
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