skype cannot login
gandalf at shopzeus.com
Wed Nov 28 10:34:41 PST 2007
Rodolfo Pellegrino wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2007 2:29 PM, Laszlo Nagy <gandalf at shopzeus.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> My network configuration is a bit odd:
>> Internet ------- SMC Hardware Router --------
>> (192.168.1.0/188.8.131.52) ----------- FreeBSD Gateway -----------
>> (192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0) ----------- Client computer
>> - skype is running on the client computer.
>> - The FreeBSD Gateway is a computer with two NIC cards, running natd,
>> and named
>> - The client computer is 6.3-PRERELEASE i386 using linux compatibility
>> mode for skype
>> I can access everything on the internet from the client. Here are some
>> things that I tried:
>> - ping
>> - nslookup
>> - smtp
>> - imaps
>> - www
>> All the above work fine. However, when I try to login with skype, it
>> tells me "Logging in failed". When I try to register a new user, it
>> tells me "Register failed" with friendly red letters.
>> Do you have any idea what is the problem with my configuration? It might
>> be that skype cannot do NAT traversal through two NATs?
>> BTW, the client computer uses NFS to mount /, but I hope this is not
>> related to the problem.
> I've found a similar problem, but in Skype there are a configuration in
> "Tools" that tells Skype the port to use. Try port 80 as I did and worked.
All items in the "tools" menu are greyed out for me, except for "Select
Language". I see an item called "Options..." but it is not available.
Skype version is: 184.108.40.206_API
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