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Connect to server or client on hololens from PC over USB

DimeDime
edited December 2016 in Questions And Answers

Hi,

i have made an application with unity. Its a simple server-client application. The client just connects to the server and when it is successful i color a sphere in green. If there is no connection to the server the sphere is red.

I installed the server on the hololens and tested it with W-Lan and it works. My sphere on my PC is green.

My problem is that i need the connection over IpOverUSB. I did the "port forwarding" as described here. I see my settings when i run IpOverUsbEnum.exe and can connect to the device portal over the usb (i disabled wlan). When i try to connect to my server from my pc with the forwarding port (9001 maps to 4444 on which the server is listening) there is no connection establised. I also enabled:

  • InternetClient
  • InternetClientServer
  • PrivateNetworkClientServer

in Unity under the capabilities tab. I also tried to map 9001 to 80 and im able to connect to the sevice portal over 127.0.0.1:9001. Is hololens blocking the 4444 port? (Or other ports which are not "default" ports)

Does anyone tried the same or has an idea what i can try.

Thanks,
Dime

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  • I would say yes there apparently is a firewall blocking your port, see this post

    I would try it on the port the Remoting Host sample uses since that port is open and allows incoming and outgoing connections and requests/responses.

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  • Hi,

    i tried it with the port 8000 but it is the same. Over WLAN there are no problems. I can connect. But it doesn`t connect over USB :/

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