How to make working BOINC on a LAN ?

Paul
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Hello,

I have 2 computers on a LAN but when I enter the URL and my ID, first PC start to work but the second display an error with my ID :-(

Any help ?

Thank you!

Dennis
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How to make working BOINC on a LAN ?

> Hello,
>
> I have 2 computers on a LAN but when I enter the URL and my ID, first PC start
> to work but the second display an error with my ID :-(
>
> Any help ?
>
> Thank you!
>

Yes, I had the same problem. My direct line machine is doing fine. But the wireless one is not working. It started a WU and then nothing now.

Paul D. Buck
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Can you connect to the

Can you connect to the Internet from the machine that is having problems?

Can you see the other computers on your network?

Let us start simply ...

Paul
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Yes I can both connect to the

Yes I can both connect to the Internet from the 2 computers and see these computers on the LAN. These 2 PC are connected on a DSL router with a firewall but even if firewall is put down, it doesn't work...

John McLeod VII
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Do they have personal

Do they have personal firewalls? If so, are they configured to let BOINC use the network? BOINC uses port 80 (http) to connect to the servers. Remember that XP SP2 has a built-in firewall that must be configured.

genes
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First time you run Boinc on

First time you run Boinc on XPSP2 it prompts you to unblock it. Very hard to miss that. Of course, if you said no...


Paul
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It's working fine now! In

It's working fine now!

In fact, my account ID seems to have change since my inscription yesterday, so I have 2 ID on my name. Strange... but the most important is that all is ready to work

Thank you for your help. Good bye!

H Childs Jr
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Genes, I too am willing to

Genes,

I too am willing to share my home networked machines. These are three Dells hardwired to a Netgear router. Each has Zone Alert Pro on it. The big machine that will do the most good is Dell OptiPlex XPS 3.43 gig.

Does the BOINC software automatically detect and use each machine on the LAN when activated from my home office machine? Do I need to do additional work here?

John McLeod VII
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> Genes, > > I too am

Message 4322 in response to message 4321

> Genes,
>
> I too am willing to share my home networked machines. These are three Dells
> hardwired to a Netgear router. Each has Zone Alert Pro on it. The big
> machine that will do the most good is Dell OptiPlex XPS 3.43 gig.
>
> Does the BOINC software automatically detect and use each machine on the LAN
> when activated from my home office machine? Do I need to do additional work
> here?
>
Each machine must have its own install of BOINC. Every install that you make should use the same account. The simplest way of migrating your project accounts to new machines is to copy the account*.xml files from a source machine to the target machine and restart BOINC.

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