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Product

AIM client

Vendor Support

Unknown

Installer

Yes

Functional

Untested

Required Version

 

Tested Version(s)

AIM ____ with Logitech Orbitz camera

Vista Build

Enterprise

Comments

Please note: ETS recommends Gaim/Pidgin

AIM text chat seems to work with no special configuration -- out of the box.  

AIM video conferencing requires configuring to open a set of ports on the firewall on Vista (and make sure they're open if you're behind a firewall on campus or at home).

 http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93208 has the salient features.  Here's the key one:
iChat
Ports to open for Mac OS X firewall

When using the built-in Mac OS X firewall, you only need to open these ports: 5060, 5190, 5297, 5298, 5678, 16384 through 16403
The real nuisance is that range, 16384-16403.  That's where I did just one port last fall because of the time it takes to open a new firewall port on Vista -- one at a time, no ranges allowed.  This time, I did them all.  And the AIM video conference worked!


Tester (Contact)

David Todd

Attachments

Version: 1.0
Created at 8/13/2009 1:37 PM by MacKinnon, James
Last modified at 8/13/2009 1:37 PM by MacKinnon, James