|Subject:||Firewall stops Internet Sharing from Clie|
|Posted by:||Ryder Cowan (rydercow…@hobjohns.co.uk)|
|Date:||25 Dec 2003|
I find that I can only use Internet sharing from my Clie UX50 if I disable
the Internet Connection Firewall on my desktop - then it works fine.
However, I don't want to leave the firewall disabled - for obvious reasons.
Is there any way of overcoming this problem?
Configuration is as follows - not ideal, probably, but as it is for
Desktop runs WinXP Home, with USB broadband modem connection to Internet.
Desktop connected to LAN switch. Wireless access point (D-link DWL-700AP)
also connected to switch. DHCP disabled on WAP, but Clie set to use DHCP.
(I'm not at all clear what's allocating the IP address to the Clie. I have
found that I cannot access the Internet from the Clie, even with the
firewall disabled, using a static IP address - it will only work using DHCP,
and provided DHCP is disabled on the WAP)