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Offline noob47

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need helped in the port tester
« on: March 17, 2014, 04:09:50 AM »
hey

i have used your port tester and i work great

but

when i check the port on the other site it say

Error: I could not see your service on 39.xx.xxx.xxx on port (28960)
Reason: Connection timed out

but it show in the port tester the "success" ...

Thanks

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need helped in the port tester
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Re: need helped in the port tester
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2014, 05:42:50 AM »
Here are some notes about listening:

a) If you are on Windows I point you to http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/28609/how-can-i-tell-what-is-listening-on-a-tcpip-port-in-windows/

b) If you are not on Windows (Mac, Unix/Linux), go look lookup listen on port and then your OS name using Google (or your other favorite search engine).

c) If nothing is listening on the port that you check with a web based port checker, then the port does not show up as open

d) Be advised that you can not have two servers listening on the same the port on the same computer. So for example before you use an inbound-client side port checker you must make sure that uTorrent is not running - which explains on http://portforward.com/softwareguides/utorrent/utorrent.htm that they say

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If uTorrent is currently open, you will need to completely close it at this time. Make sure that the green uTorrent icon is not still hiding in your notification area (next to your clock). If it is, right click on it and choose "Exit". Before moving forward to things like selecting torrents, seeders, and leachers, we need to verify that your port is open. We recommend downloading our free Open Port Check Tool to test if incoming connections are being allowed through your router on your uTorrent Listening Port

e) And generally if the program/app is running that you are trying to forward for, then the server is listening.
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Re: need helped in the port tester
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2014, 10:55:33 AM »
If my port tester says the port is open you can count that it is, as it says on the page

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Most online port testers fail no matter what if nothing accepts their connection attempt. This port tester program will open the port on the system it is running on and listen for a connection from this site. So when the port tester program says the ports are open you can count that they are :-)

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Re: need helped in the port tester
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2014, 10:55:33 AM »

 

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