socket programming (client-server) error

Python python at rgbaz.eu
Wed Oct 22 15:18:02 CEST 2008


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



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