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[Linrad] Windows, Firewall settings, Linrad , MAP65, SDR IQ
- Subject: [Linrad] Windows, Firewall settings, Linrad , MAP65, SDR IQ
- From: Rein w6sz <ix.netcom.com; rein0zn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 06:56:38 -0700 (PDT)
Windows XP and most likely Windows Vista ( and 7 ) have a firewall
feature. One can select this to be On or Off.
Left Click "Settings"
Double Left Click "Windows Firewall"
Top Bar click "Exceptions"
The situation here is that Linrad should work on one computer, MAP65
The 2 computers are networked, Microsoft Networking, IP addresses are
The 2 computer requirement is because of possible lack of computer
In the process of installing this setup ( MAP65 using Linrad as a data
Linrad was installed on one computer, MAP65 on the other.
It might have been better to install Linrad also on the second
has been noted seen mentioned on this reflector ( source unknown at
After a lot of searching and going back and forth, it was determined
that in the
computer with Linrad installed, Linrad was present in the firewall
Same with the the MAP65 computer, MAP65 present in the exception
The question did arise "How does this happen" ?
It is assumed here that if a new program is installed, with the
and being run for the first tiome , Windows will ask, whether this
allowed to run on that omputer.
When the answer is "yes", the name of the program is added in the
No particular attention was ever paid to this exchange!
For MAP65 to work, it needs data flow from the Linrad computer, ie
to be able to access the MAP65 Computer.
MAP65 I-Q is a "ready to go program" that can be installed on either
a one computer
system ( all action within the firewalled computer ) or on a 2
In MAP65 I-Q, Linrad is installed as part of the installation. In this
process, it seems
Linrad is not tested for "being allowed to run", as Linrad does not
appears in the
exception list while MAP65 does!
Is Linrad a friendly program or an "intruder"?
Is this the reason perhaps for the in-ability of Linrad to send data
to the MAP65
program in this particular situation?
Adding Linrad to the exception list on the MAP65 computer will be
tested as well
as just installing Linrad on the MAP65 computer with taking the MAP I-
set as part on the Linrad install on the Linrad Computer.
Note: MAP65 I-Q comes with Linrad. with an optimized parameter set
for SDR IQ use.
Any comments please?
73 Rein W6SZ
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