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Ustream Ports

Postby Teressa » Sat May 15, 2010 12:27 pm

You want to check whether the standard ports for video streaming and chat are blocked. They are port number
1935 for video streaming and port number 6667 for IRC chat. Below is the way to open different system ports.
Keep in mind not all systems are setup the same.


* Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
* Microsoft Windows XP Professional
* Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
* Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

To manually open a port, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, and then click My Network Places.
2. Under Network Tasks, click View Network Connections. (Or, right-click My Network Places on the desktop, and then click Properties.)
3. Right-click the connection that you use for the Internet, and then click Properties.
4. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings.
Note If the Settings button is unavailable, ICF is not enabled on this connection, and you do not have to open any ports (because they are all already open).
5. Click Add to open a new port.
6. In the Description box, type a friendly name. For example, type File Sharing : Port 445.
7. In the Name or IP address of the computer hosting this service on your network box, type
Note You can specify the IP address of an internal computer. But you typically will use
8. In the External port and Internal port boxes, type the port number. Generally, this number is the same.
9. Click either TCP or UDP, and then click OK.
10. Repeat steps 1 through 9 for each port that you want to open.


Open the Firewall on your Mac.

To check the OS X firewall, open System Preference's Sharing Preference pane, and visit the Firewall tab. If you have turned on a service already known to OS X, you should see that the OS X firewall (if it is running) has already added that server's port to the Allow List.

If you want to use a server that isn't a standard OS X service, you'll need to customize your OS X firewall setup with the port(s) that service uses. You do that by clicking the New button, then selecting Other from the "Port Name" pull-down, and filling in the port number (or range of port numbers) and a description. For example:

Then, locate your new entry in the "Allow" list and check it to open the port(s).
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