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Re: talk daemon

jy11@prism.gatech.edu writes:

>i'm having a problem to get the talk daemon to work correctly. my
>machine is hooked up through ethernet and every other network service
>works quite well.  i have a web server, ftp, telnet, and all the
>other stuff set up with firewall but open to some sites.

When the `talked' user responds to a talk request their machine tries
to make a connection back to the machine they want to talk to.  This
is probably being blocked by your firewall.

Richard Kettlewell richard@uk.geeks.org http://www.elmail.co.uk/staff/richard/

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