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Old 04-25-2009, 12:13 PM   #2
Prog-Rocker
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[FONT=Verdana]For PC’s connecting on the same LAN as the server:[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana]If you’re connecting the client from a different PC than the server then configure the client to use one of the internal ipaddresses of the server for the servername.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]If you’re running the client on the same PC as the server then use 127.0.0.1 or “localhost” as the servername.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]Most home routers will not loopback a connection if you specify your external ipaddress or hostname.[/FONT]
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