[twsocket] TWSocket, short messages and firewall

Francois PIETTE francois.piette@pophost.eunet.be
Sat, 3 Jun 2000 17:12:42 +0200

To traverse a firewall (inside to outside), you have to use SOCKS protocol.
Socks is supported by TWSocket for TCP protocol.


----- Original Message -----
From: Rafal Platek <creams@creamsoft.com.pl>
To: <twsocket@elists.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2000 3:04 PM
Subject: [twsocket] TWSocket, short messages and firewall

> Hi guys,
> As you know am I writing application for sending short
> messages between computers on LAN and Internet. I'm not
> sure how it will work when client works on LAN protected
> by firewall and server on the Internet. How can I allow
> a user to send messages to a given IP (or hostname)
> placed outside firewall ? How about DnsLookUp method
> and Connect method ? Please help or point me to an
> example.
> Best regards,
> Rafal Platek
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