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Submitted on: 1/4/2015 2:14:00 AM
By: Barretto VN (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 9 Users
Compatibility: Microsoft Visual C++
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     This is a Chat Server and Client combinition taken from the samples available on the MSDN CD . To use the projects do the following 1) Build the Chat Server Project 2) Build the Chat Client project 3) Visual Studio To Use Server and Client on your Machine 1) Start Chat Server 2) Click Ok when prompted for Port no (keep it 0) 3) Start Chat Client 4) from the menu select Connection -> Connect 5) in the log-on parameters window type Server Nickname (any name) Port 0 (remember we had selected 0 as port no for Chat Server) 6) Click Ok 7) repeat steps 3 to 6 to start more Chat Clients (buts use a different nickname) 8) go on chatting with yourself , happy chatting. To Use Chat Server on a Network 1) Copy the Chat Server executable (available in the Chat Server projects Debug folder) on some Server Machine (say it has ip address 2) start Chat Server Application on this Server Machine 3) Keep the Port No 0 (if it clashes change , till thers's not clash and not the Port No.) 4) Copy the Chat Client executable (available in the chat client projects Debug folder) on as many machines as you want on the Network 5) Start Chat client on the machines where the executables were copied 6) in the log-on parameters window, type Server (as in point 1 above) Nickname (any name, not blank) Port 0 (or as noted in 3 above) 7) Click Ok 8) repeat 5-7 on other Machines Happy Chatting.

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