[twsocket] TWSocket, short messages and firewall

Davie smatters@smatters.com
Sat, 03 Jun 2000 16:07:52 -0500


So, I can use SOCKS to change the MiniChat program and then the MiniChat should
work thru firewalls?

Davie

Francois PIETTE wrote:

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