socket programming (client-server) error

ryan ryan.fox17 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 05:49:50 CEST 2008


On Oct 22, 6:18 pm, Python <pyt... at rgbaz.eu> wrote:
> On 22 okt 2008, at 13:50, ryan fox wrote:
>
>
>
> > i have implemented a small client server model to do file transfer
> > over a LAN network.
>
> > It work with some machines on the network and on others it doesnt.
> > when i run the server.py file in some machine then it pops up a
> > windows security alert.
>
> > The message is as follows:
>
> >      Do you want to keep blocking this program?
> > there are three options below it. 1. Keep Blocking 2. Unblock 3. Ask
> > Me later.
>
> > I selected the option  unblock.Even then the client and server are not
> > able to communicate.
> > I get a error saying that:-
>
> > socket.error: (10060, 'Operation timed out')
>
> > I guess its a firewall problem... How do i go abt it?????
> > any help? --
>
> does it work if you temporarily switch off the firewall?
>
> gr
> Arno

HI arno ,

In the firewall setting i have unblocked this program and tried. But
it works on some machines on the LAN and doesnt work on other
machines.
Even if the firewall is on it work on some machines. So narrowing down
on the problem seems tough here....

any ideas?



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