Re: [NTLK] NCU Port?

From: Stephen Jendraszak (
Date: Wed Mar 27 2002 - 11:27:43 EST

This may sound pretty simple, but have you tried connecting with a
crossover cable? Once you found out whether that worked or not, it would
settle the question of whether the computers or the router is to blame
once and for all. Then you would know where to concentrate your


On Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at 08:44 AM, David Abramowitz wrote:

> Newt and PB are fed from the same router, and they both have
> 192.168.253.x
> addresses (Newt is 110 and PB is 100). PB gets its address from the
> Gatelock
> (firewall/router/DHCP), and since Newt can't I give it a fixed IP in the
> Internet Setup. But AFAIK the Dock app does not use the Internet Setups,
> correct?
> I also continue to have an issue getting NewtFTP to connect to the PB
> (which
> has FTP checked in Sharing). This also does not work. I even tried
> configuring the Gatelock box to route all port 21 (FTP) traffic to the
> PB -
> no success.
> At this point, NCU is much more important to me, so I'd really like to
> get
> it going.
> Thanks,
> Dave
> On 3/26/02 5:41 PM, "Simon Roberts" <> wrote:
>> on 26.03.2002 23:06, David Abramowitz at wrote:
>>> Interesting. I tried telling the firewall to route all 49252 traffic
>>> to my
>>> PowerBook, where NCU is running, but still no dice. Damn.
>> Ummm. I think that I am right in saying that NCU over Ethernet is
>> going to
>> be using AppleTalk and not TCP/IP. Now, I don't know enough about
>> AppleTalk
>> (actually I know nothing about AppleTalk!) to know whether it has
>> something
>> equivalent to TCP/IP ports. However, it is likely that your firewall's
>> idea
>> of what a port is is very much something that is specific to IP.
>> Are your PowerBook and Newton the same side of the firewall? If not,
>> why
>> not? If they are on the same side of the firewall, are they on
>> different
>> subnets? If so, then you might have a router problem. You will need to
>> get
>> your router to route the AppleTalk protocol. Some do not do this by
>> default.
>> Simon
>> --
>> Simon Roberts
>> Berlin, Germany
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