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Hi Pete,

I just bought FSUIPC and WideFS today but I'm having difficulty getting my client computer connected. On FS9 on the server it shows waiting for clients, on my laptop or client wideclient.exe searches for the server connects then disconnects again, it keeps doing this. The laptop is connected wirelessly to the router that the server is connected to via ethernet. It works fine when I connect the PC and laptop directly together ie. bypassing the router. I know it must be a problem with the network so maybe you could shed some light on this for me ?

********* WideClient Log [version 6.78] Class=FS98MAIN *********

Date (dmy): 10/04/09, Time 11:30:51.108: Client name is CIAN

187 Attempting to connect now

234 Trying TCP/IP host "CIAN-PC" port 8002 ...

234Okay, IP Address = 67.215.65.132

9282 Connection made okay!

9423 Connection closed by server!

9423 Attempting to connect now

9657 Connection made okay!

10109 Connection closed by server!

10109 Attempting to connect now

11170 Connection made okay!

11419 Connection closed by server!

11435 Attempting to connect now

11575 Connection made okay!

11669 Connection closed by server!

11685 Attempting to connect now

15663 ****** End of session performance summary ******

15663 Total time connected = 0 seconds

15663 Reception maximum: 0 frames/sec, 0 bytes/sec

15663 Transmission maximum: 0 frames/sec, 0 bytes/sec

15663 Max receive buffer = 187, Max send depth = 1, Send frames lost = 0

15663 ********* Log file closed (Buffers: MaxUsed 1, Alloc 8 Freed 8 Refused 0) *********

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It works fine when I connect the PC and laptop directly together ie. bypassing the router. I know it must be a problem with the network so maybe you could shed some light on this for me ?

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234 Trying TCP/IP host "CIAN-PC" port 8002 ...

234Okay, IP Address = 67.215.65.132

There's the problem. For some reason the use of the router is fooling Windows into translating the ServerName from "CIAN-PC" into the IP address 67.215.65.132, which isn't a valid Local network address. It is probably some setting on the router, maybe part of its firewall or address translation system. You could try setting the correct IP address explicitly in the client INI, instead of Servername.

Regards

Pete

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