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Make networked scanners available to other Macs
Authored by: expanderz on Oct 19, '06 07:23:54PM

It was a firewall issue. After a little poking around, it works , well sorta most of the time. I have no idea why its so flaky. ;-(

First make sure both mac firewalls on the network are disabled before you start. Since I found no useful help in the help menu, I used Activity Monitor to get info on the image capture extension.
Click INSPECT and click OPEN FILES AND PORTS, scroll to the bottom and there should be the port that was used.

Example :

In this example, 5053 is the port that you should open (this is just an example) in the firewall.
Creat a new rule in the FIREWALL and enable 5053 on both macs.
Finally , open port 5053 on your ROUTER.

Thats it!

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