Bug 731604

Summary: lan file tranfer
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: CA G Rajesh <ca.grajesh>
Component: empathyAssignee: Brian Pepple <bdpepple>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 15CC: bdpepple, ca.grajesh
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Description CA G Rajesh 2011-08-18 02:08:27 UTC
Description of problem:
Empathy does not allow even chatting or file tranfer with bonjour buddies.

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How reproducible:
Mere default installation in lan will do

Steps to Reproduce:
1. After installation and adding account to see people nearby, it is not possible to even chat with bonjour/salut buddies.
2. Though, after trusting/opening tcp5222, tcp5298 and udp5353, chatting is possible, no files could be tranferred.

Actual results:
Giver was also tested. No file could be transferred. No solution was obtained in IRC #fedora discussions.

Expected results:
Transferring file with lan is very important for SHO. When samba also does not permit file browsing (I know, from googling, it is a separate bug), this empathy not transferring files aggravates the situation.

Additional info:
If this problem related to SElinux or firewall, some easy solution for desktop users and SHO users is needed. Something like, allow all lan transfers/communications (refer to home network in windows 7). We may warn them of dangers involved therein.

Comment 1 CA G Rajesh 2011-10-01 13:44:07 UTC
It seems to be a firewall problem. Disabling firewall permits file transfer. I feel, some option should be there to allow free transfers/interactions with LAN.

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