Re: More general questions (P2P involved)

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Subject: Re: More general questions (P2P involved)
Posted by:  Ciaran Costelloe (ccostell…@flogas.ie)
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005

Jeremy Darling wrote:

> Here is where my problem (and questions) start:
> 1) How do I know if a user is behind a firewall or can only make an
> outgoing connection?

If you get the client to embed its IP address in its connection
attempt, and you compare that to the IP address that appears to be
bound to the server socket, then presumably they will be different if
the client is behind a masquerading firewall.

Ciaran

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More general questions (P2P involved) posted by Jeremy Darling on Fri, 7 Oct 2005