Receiving data with Sockets when behind a Router

Neal Campbell K3NC nealk3nc at
Fri Feb 2 14:35:21 EST 2007

Could it be as simple as your router does not have the right  
configuration to forward the port to your computer (or you have a  
firewall that prevents it since it thinks its from a non-trusted  

Neal Campbell K3NC
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On Feb 2, 2007, at 12:33 AM, Derek Bump wrote:

> I'm in need of some guidance.  How do you resolve an IP address  
> when it's behind a router or a firewall?
> I'm trying to build a simple communications device in Revolution,  
> and I have been looking at some of the demo stacks that are out  
> there.  They all work wonderfully, but I occasionally run into the  
> problem of being behind a Wireless Router.
> My IP address when connected through the router is,  
> while the outside world see my IP as  Attempting to  
> connect to the public IP address results in nothing.
> I mean I'm figuring with all the Instant Messengers and P2P  
> programs out there that there's a way to do this.  Help!
> Derek Bump
> Dreamscape Software
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