Service not reachable when Service and Client are on different machines

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Apr 1, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Hello,

when running Service and Client on the same machine (named Servermachine) everything is fine. When I try to access Service from another machine (named Clientmachine) I receive a timeout - as if Service is not running on Servermachine.

When I run any other Service on Servermachine, e.g a Tomcat, there is no problem to access this from Clientmachine, so I assume this is not a network issue.

Steps to reproduce:
  1. start VBCMISDebug on ServerMachine. Output Address: http://Servermachine/CMIS/Service/
  2. open your favourite Webbrowser on Clientmachine and enter above url. It'll give you that error described.
Please help!
Apr 14, 2015 at 11:12 AM
self answered

I fell into built-in Windows Firewall. After I added an appropriate inbound rule everything works. See http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/open-port-windows-firewall#1TC=windows-7