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Old 11th January 2005, 10:26 AM
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Question why to disable firewall for dcgui

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i have installed FC3 with firewal option. i tried to use dcgui but i got some probs. Now i disabled firewall option and dcgui working properly. why i had problem with only dcgui not for net...
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Old 11th January 2005, 11:02 AM
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The firewall is setup to block off traffic except over a few ports. Ports 80 is the standard port for web browser traffic and hence it works when the firewall is enabled. dc-gui like other p2p clients runs on a much higher, which is getting blocked by the firewall.
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Old 14th January 2005, 04:43 AM
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you need to specify which port you want dcgui to use in the config for that. then in the firewall config you want to open that port for both TCP and UDP. I think common ports used for DC are 412 and 1412 but I think you can actually use any.
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