Re: [NTLK] Newtsync connection tips

From: Martin Joseph (
Date: Mon Jun 13 2005 - 21:22:16 PDT

On Jun 13, 2005, at 4:11 PM, Gregory Klingsporn wrote:

> Dave:
> On 6/13/05, David Abramowitz <> wrote:
>> =20
>> You shouldn't try connecting your Newton until NewtSync on your
>> PowerBook says something like "Listening on All Ports." If it still
>> says "Opening TCP/IP Connection" and stays there, the problem is on
>> the PowerBook, specifically that it cannot start the process which
>> listens on port 15552. Try taking that stuff out of the router. I
>> just tried it with mine (Airport Base Station) with nothing
>> configured on the router, and it works. However, my firewall is ON
>> and it does specifically allow 15552. Maybe try that - turn the FW
>> on, and create an entry to allow 15552. See what happens then.
> You rock. Making that change (and restarting the Mac) did the trick
> and I am finally getting my Notes (since 1997) onto my Powerbook.
> Thanks so much for the help!
Don't get too pumped yet. Newtsync has some issues with address book
syncing that make it virtually useless if you intend to use it in an
ongoing fashion...

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news...


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