Anybody using GnomeMeeting?
jbinpg at shaw.ca
Tue Aug 3 18:41:56 UTC 2004
On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 05:54:44PM +0100, D. D. Brierton wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 17:24, Tim Waugh wrote:
> > GnomeMeeting is working for me in Fedora Core 2. I don't get that
> > message at all, so I'm afraid I'm not really sure what the problem is.
> I just tried this:
> 1. Start GnomeMeeting
> 2. Open addressbook
> 3. Click find all contacts
> which returns:
> * You have to register to see other registered users
> * If you registered and see this message, it means that you are
> unreachable from the outside.
> * Don't forget to check the FAQ on http://www.gnomemeeting.org
> Well reading over the FAQ I see that NAT and the firewall are the likely
> culprits. (Although I think GnomeMeeting should have informed me that I
> had failed to register at ils.seconix.com instead of letting me assume I
> I was hoping to just quickly set this up and play around with it, but
> fiddling with the firewall (never a pleasant task) and trying to figure
> out how on earth NAT port forwarding would work (I have an ADSL router
> which I think doesn't use NAT and connected to that a Wireless base
> station which I think does) is just too much bother. What a shame.
There are netfilter add-on "match" modules that enable your firewall to
work with p2p protocols such as H323/Gnomemeeting. This is your best
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