Configuring firewall in Windows XP
When you install SynaMan on a Windows machine, it starts an HTTP server in the back-ground. By default this HTTP server listens on TCP/IP port 6060.
Windows operating system comes with a firewall that blocks this port by default preventing users from connecting through their browser. The following steps show how to configure Windows firewall on a Windows XP machine for SynaMan.Step 1
- Open Windows Control Panel
and click Windows Firewall
. This opens up the following screen.Step 2
- Select the Exceptions
tab and click the Add Port
- Type SynaMan for Name
and specify 6060 for Port number
. Step 4
- Finally click Ok.