[lug] ICQ thru firewall (which ports)
jstarkey at advancecreations.com
Mon Mar 19 01:24:11 MST 2001
Thanks. I *think* I've got it. Not sure how. Haven't changed anything in 24
hrs and someone said I wasn't logged in today while gnomeICU said i was. But
it looks like I am now, according to the log and the "Online" indicator.
I'd still be really interested in hearing what you guys did.
AIM, BTW, uses port 80, I was able to login to it with 5190 closed.
Prescott Oelke wrote:
> We had a problem like this at work. I think we got around it by using the
> AOL Instant messenger ports and server (login.oscar.aol.com with port 5190)
> in ICQ and it worked. I can't really recall. I'll look tomorrow though.
> On Sun, 18 Mar 2001 00:40:53 -0700, lug at lug.boulder.co.us wrote:
> > Anyone know which ports I need to open for GnomeICU? I tried using
> > icq.mirabilis.com 4000 for auth and 4000:4100 for comm. Then I found
> > another FAQ that said login.icq.com 5190 for auth and 1023+ for comm.
> > Neither of these seem to be working. Although it does look like I got
> > connectivity a few times because the log time changed to EST. But now
> > it's back to MST and I'm not sure what i did because I noticed it after
> > a few tries.
> > The GnomeICU connection log is outputting "Connection unreliable -
> > reconnect" and it's trying continuously.
> > Thanks,
> > John
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