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Re: icq through masqueraded firewall /socks4

On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Paul Haesler wrote:

> Ah forget it.  It seems to work with outsiders - it's just transfers 
> between clients on the LAN that doesn't work.
> Of course there are better ways to transfer files on the LAN than 
> icq.  But it makes it difficult to test things.  Is there anything I can
> do to the proxy server to make this sort of thing work.  (internal 
> client to internal client transfers mediated by an external server
> through socks4 proxy)?  Listen on the loopback address maybe?
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Look, I'm trying to get icq working on windoze client computers
> > on the private LAN through a Debian masquerading gateway 
> > (ipchains - kernel 2.2.19).
> > 
> > It used to work with just port forwarding but since upgrading to
> > icq 2000b, user to user file transfers and voice messages
> > don't work anymore.
> > 
> > I've tried switching to a socks4 proxy server as that seemed to
> > be better supported by icq.  ICQ is connecting through
> > the socks4 proxy fine, but file transfers still don't work (at least
> > between clients on the LAN)  
> > 

just a thought:

I tried icq the other night through kernel 2.4 masqerading and it worked



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