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Re: Ports

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  • Mike
    Will try that. Thanks for the response and quick education. Mike
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 24, 2013
      Will try that.

      Thanks for the response and quick education.

      Mike

      --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
      >
      > Mike,
      >
      > Some routers will open a port temporarily to allow a reply to an outgoing
      > UDP packet. As long as the reply is sent to the source port in the packet,
      > it will work. So for example if your source port is 10093 and the other
      > station sends to you on 10093 it will work, if the source is 10093 and the
      > other station sends to 10092 it won't. This isn't always very reliable - it
      > depends how long the port is kept open by the router.
      >
      > An alternative is to use TCP.instead of UDP for AXIP.
      >
      > 73, John
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mike
      > Sent: 24 August 2013 13:52
      > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [BPQ32] Ports
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > XE2BNC was recently moved to a radio site from its test location.
      >
      > The router can not be accessed right now due to its location and the owner
      > can't find his password. (Ergo can't reset it right now).
      >
      > I am unable to open ports 10093 10092 or 12005 to facilitate axip and other
      > functions. Various other systems are mapped.
      >
      > XE2BNC-2 XE2BNC-2.NO-IP.ORG UDP 10093 B
      >
      > So we created some RF links to sort of keep BBS traffic moving. However we
      > noticed that all of a sudden one "mapped" station ke7xo works via axip, all
      > the others do not. This occurs after XE2BNC is active after about 45
      > minutes.
      >
      > How is this possible if the ports are locked, and why just him?
      >
      > I am grasping at straws but a local system, kg6hsq, a direct connection on
      > RF, recently mapped xe2bnc and ke7xo. He indicates he sees me trying on axip
      > but his responses don't get through the router.
      >
      > - Is there a way to get around these ports for the TCP function?
      >
      > - Should I just consider myself lucky until I can get the ports open?
      > And just chalk all this up to life's mysteries?
      >
      > Mike
      >
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