Re: CAsyncSocket, cannot connect to computers not in my subnet

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Mon, 11 Feb 2008 15:53:45 GMT
Is the listening socket listening on port 10001?

I'm not aware of any limitations when it comes to connecting to computers on
different subnets using TCP! (UDP broadcasts are a different matter).


"amccombs" <> wrote in message

Maybe this is a network question, I don't know.
I have this weirdness with my socket class that is derived from
CAsyncSocket. 6 months ago I was able to connect to computers that are not
my subnet, however I was using port 80 to test, ie ( I
trying to connect to computers that are not on my subnet on port 10001 but
the OnConnect callback said it failed.
i.e. my IP and I am attempting to connect to a computer with
fixed IP of
Both computers have a subnet mask of, both computer do NOT
have a default gateway. I will have the two computers connected using a
crossover cable, if I need a gateway, what should if be for each computer?

I know it's not a router issue because i get the same results if I use a
cross over cable between the two computers.

I cannot seem to find the difference in my code, could it be because of
high port number?

Thanks in advance.

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