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fcm4711
2004-03-01, 11:58
Hi Peter

You need to open two TCP ports (3483 and 9000) on
your firewall and also forward them to your server.

Port 3483 is used as a commmand link between
Squeezebox and SlimServer and port 9000 is
the data link.

Hope that helps
Felix

--- slim (AT) vcooten (DOT) nl wrote:
> I don't mean to talk from outside to my squeezebox
> inside (you're right
> about that: this could be done via the
> web-interface), it's the squeezebox
> itself I'd like to take out.
> So I'd like to place my squeezebox elsewhere (let's
> say at work, or at a
> party), and make it connect to my PC at home.
> This should not be difficult since the winamp app
> can do this too. I hoped I
> could enter my IP adresse manually on the
> squeezebox, but is seems to accept
> only local digits...
>
> Hope this makes my question more clear,
>
> Thanks,
>
> Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Holland [mailto:rizzo011 (AT) hotmail (DOT) com]
> Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 11:29 PM
> To: 'Slim Devices Discussion'
> Subject: [slim] squeezebox over internet, not
> just local?
>
>
>
> If you can hit the slim server's web page from
> outside the LAN, and can
> connect to (your ip)/stream.mp3, you are accessing
> your music collection
> that way via streaming. Why would you want to talk
> straight to the
> squeezebox? Other than it's telnet port (which
> dosen't do much good other
> than for scripting) I don't think you would ever
> need to do anything with it
> outside the LAN. The Slimserver webpage can control
> it just fine.
>
>
>
> Unless I don't understand your question??
>
>
>
> Rob Holland
>
>
>
>
> _____
>
>
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On
> Behalf Of slim (AT) vcooten (DOT) nl
> Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 4:12 PM
> To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> Subject: [slim] squeezebox over internet, not just
> local?
>
>
>
> This question may be posed earlier, but I'm new to
> the community :-)
>
>
>
> Anyone knows why the squeezebox only accepts
> IP-adresses to the slimserver
> on a local network?
>
> If Winamp can reach my slimserver over an internet
> connection, then why
> can't the squeezebox?
>
>
>
> Suppose I want to place my squeezebox at work, and
> want to access my
> slimserver databases at home?
>
> I can do this when using Winamp, so I don't
> understand why there seems to be
> a limitation built in to the squeezebox. If I could
> enter the IP-adress and
> port number, AND if my internet connection is fast
> enough, this seems to
> open up a nice extra possibility!
>
>
>
> I tried to enter my own (externel = not local)
> IP-adress but squeezebox does
> not accept this. Anyone else got any ideas on this
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Peter
>
>
>
> >