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  • Cannot browse to JNLP over Virtual PC

    I'm trying to figure out why Apache Tomcat 6.0 (JVM 1.6), appears to be loaded within my virtual machine, however, I cannot access JNLP files through the network by browsing; when trying to telnet to the virtual machine, port 8080 appears to be closed from another machine and from the virtual machine (guest running WinXP SP2 using MS Virtual PC 2007). See attached files. The JNLP runs when browsing through local host within the virtual machine (e.g. browsing to

    Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
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    C:\Documents and Settings\Jon>ping

    Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

    Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
    Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
    Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

    Ping statistics for
    Packets: Sent = 3, Received = 3, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
    Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms
    C:\Documents and Settings\Jon>telnet
    Connecting To not open connection to the host, on por
    t 23: Connect failed

    C:\Documents and Settings\Jon>

    It's not possible to take screenshots from the virtual machine (IP, due to a software limitation that does allow me to take screenshots somehow.
    Attached Files

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    Re: Cannot browse to JNLP over Virtual PC

    The guest OS acts like a stand alone OS, it has its internal firewall and such.
    Have you tried configuring the guest's firewall, to allow communication through the 8080 port?

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