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Date:      Sun, 24 Sep 2006 22:02:05 +0200
From:      Armin Pirkovitsch <a.pirko@inode.at>
To:        "O. Hartmann" <ohartman@mail.uni-mainz.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: GAIM not capable of sending files, but can receive
Message-ID:  <4516E43D.8070506@inode.at>
In-Reply-To: <4516E20F.7050402@mail.uni-mainz.de>
References:  <4516E20F.7050402@mail.uni-mainz.de>

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O. Hartmann wrote:
> Sorry, maybe a little bit off-topic here.
> 
> I tried using GAIM as IM, but ran into trouble. Receiving documents is
> working, but with or without any kind of firewall sending files is not
> possible.
> 
> The GAIM installation is as is taken from the ports collection, firewall
> disabled ... Tried ICQ/MSN/Yahoo and IRC, always the same, no sending,
> but receiving ...
> 
> Any help appreciated,

Are you connceted directly to the net or over a router / server with nat?
If it's not directly you have to forward ports to the client pc for
direct connections (like  file sending)

-- 
Armin Pirkovitsch
a.pirko@inode.at



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