On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 04:11:31PM -0500, Brad Gilbert wrote:
> I had to reinstall Freenet from scratch after an OS crash. It had been 
> running fine. Now I can't, for the life of me, get it passed my router. 
> The virtual server setting in the router still had the previous 
> listenPort so I just changed it to the newly installed freenet.ini 
> entry. I know I'm  missing something  that's probably obvious to the 
> more experienced.
> Based upon the info below, I'm hoping some wise and kind soul might 
> offer some advice!
> My D-Link router (DI-604) is set to DHCP server enabled (IP from ISP is 
> dynamically assigned). I've used substitutes for some of the real IP 
> numbers for the sake of privacy, yet the numbers of digits are the same.
> In the freenet.ini line:
> ipAddress=
> which one do I use from the router's WAN info?: (My assumption was the 
> IP address)
> IP Address  XX.XX.XXX.100 
> Default Gateway  XX.XX.XXX.1 

Use the external IP address. Not the LAN address. If you are on DHCP
this will change occasionally... you may want to look at dyndns.org or
some similar service...
> I then inserted the listenPort number from the freenet.ini:
> listenPort=XXXXX
> into the router's virtual server configurator, where I created this:
> ( being Private IP, XXXXX/XXXXX being the PrivatePort/PublicPort)

PrivatePort/PublicPort? Shouldn't that just be the same as the
listenPort above?
> based upon my router LAN specs:
> IP Address 
> I tried (the actual computer using Freenet) and that 
> didn't work either).
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> B
Matthew J Toseland - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Freenet Project Official Codemonkey - http://freenetproject.org/
ICTHUS - Nothing is impossible. Our Boss says so.

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