[icq-devel] disabling remote direct connections



Barnaby Gray bgrg2 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 11 04:38:15 CEST 2002


Hehe.. was only joking, I remember spending hours trying to figure out
why direct connections wasn't working for me, in the end I think it
was something more obvious..

Barnaby

On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 11:31:34PM -0300, rad2k wrote:
> I guess it would be, if the protocol was opensource :)
> What would have been more obvious actually, was taking out the entire 0x0c TLV.
> Still this leads to a single problem of not getting the Peer 2 Peer client cookies, but
> all the other information is ok. Anyways, forgive myself for not guessing right in the
> first place.
> 
> take care,
> rad2k
> -
> 
> On Tue, 11 Jun 2002 03:18:54 +0100
> Barnaby Gray <bgrg2 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Fairly obvious really.
> > 
> > Barnaby
> > 
> > On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 08:05:13PM -0300, rad2k wrote:
> > > okie, again. The solution was to clear ALL fields inside the 0xc TLV.
> > > Even if i had the version in 0x01 or whatever, clearing all fields solved the problem.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Mon, 10 Jun 2002 15:59:29 -0300
> > > rad2k <rad2k at mail.ru> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > it seems the TCP Flag if it isn't set to 0x04 should disable direct connections to this client.
> > > > but even if i set it to 0x01 for Firewall or whatever setting other than 0x04, the Windows icq
> > > > client tries to connect to the client's external ip Address:port
> > > > 
> > > > It's not paying attention to the TCP flag, thats what it seems.
> > > > 
> > > > Anyone has had the same problem?
> > > > 
> > > > rad2k
> > > > -
> > > > 
> > > > On Mon, 10 Jun 2002 00:05:22 -0300
> > > > rad2k <rad2k at mail.ru> wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > hey,
> > > > > 
> > > > > I'm having a problemo here, whenever an icq200x is sending me a message, it just hangs
> > > > > waiting to connect to me, when i really never binded a port. I don't want any clients
> > > > > to try any direct connection against me, but i still need to have the 0xc0 tlv in my status
> > > > > since i want to connect to other clients.
> > > > > 
> > > > > does anyone know how to do this? if its an unknown flag in the TCP field inside the 0xc0 TLV
> > > > > or maybe a status flag?
> > > > > 
> > > > > take care
> > > > > 
> > > > > rad2k
> > > > > -
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