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no this is stil from the same computer it worked on earlier because i can't actually get on to an outside computer
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so, you tried to do exactly what you did a minute ago and it's not working?
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what i did earlier that worked was typed into the computer box
192.168.0.2:port
and that worked fine

but since ive tried to log on like i would imagine it would be like from outside with:
******.dyndns-ip.com:port
that didnt work so i found the main ip address
**.**.***.**:port
which still didnt work
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ok, again, you're not going to be able to replicate the outside connection from inside.

the DynDNS address (or the primary public ip address) is only usable from outside. if you try to get to that from the inside it's not going to work. it's like trying to go out through the door you're walking in through (if that makes sense). the only way to actually test the outside connections is from outside of your lan
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ah right i understand, its a 1 way street as such then. ok i will try that...ill get bak to u wen i no wot will happen :D
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right ive just tested it from another computer and it works great =D
thanks very much for your help
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well, i didn't really help you fix anything, hehe you had it all set up correctly from the start. just a gap in understanding.

good job!
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i suppose so haha
thanks for filling in the gap =)
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