Pidgin on Windows Server
henson.brian1 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 13 11:28:46 EST 2014
The server is on the same subnet, so I would think that any firewall rule blocking this port would also block it on the desktops?
The following comes up in the debug window:
(08:13:31) account: Connecting to account test.
(08:13:31) connection: Connecting. gc = 04DFD798
(08:13:31) bonjour: Attempting to bind IPv6 socket to port 5298.
(08:13:31) bonjour: Bound IPv6 socket to port 5298.
(08:13:31) bonjour: Attempting to bind IPv4 socket to port 5298.
(08:13:31) bonjour: Bound IPv4 socket to port 5298.
(08:13:31) bonjour: Registering presence on port 5298
(08:13:31) bonjour: service advertisement - callback.
When attempting to send a message from pidgin on my desktop to the pidgin on the server I get these message:
(08:15:57) bonjour: Received incoming connection from 10.0.0.162.
(08:15:57) bonjour: We don't like invisible buddies, this is not a superheroes comic
I saw this page indicating it could be a conflict with IPv6: https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/4187
But I have IPv6 disabled on my machine.
On Wed, 11/12/14, Kevin Stange <kevin at simguy.net> wrote:
Subject: Re: Pidgin on Windows Server
To: "Brian Henson" <henson.brian1 at yahoo.com>, support at pidgin.im
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:15 PM
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11:15 PM, Brian Henson wrote:
> You are
correct, we are using bonjour.
> The server's firewall is disabled,
everything on the network goes through a hardware firewall
so the windows firewall is unnecessary.
Does the hardware firewall filter any
traffic? Is your server in the
as the other computers?
am not sure of ports offhand, but I know that Bonjour uses
UDP on at
least port 5353 with multicast
addresses. If Pidgin can't open ports on
the server or if the firewall (hardware or
software) blocks the traffic,
work. It might be worth checking the Debug window (Help
Debug Window) to check for messages
related to Bonjour problems.
I also haven't tried to use Bonjour on a
Windows Server before. Last
time I tried
using it was under Windows XP. I would have to defer to
someone else to give more advanced
troubleshooting for Windows.
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