Both computers are running OS X 10.8.4

When trying to initiate the screen sharing feature, the other computer gets the request, then clicks "Accept" but thats as far as we get.

Then we see this: enter image description here

I have posted the contents of the "Details" section:


I am thinking we may need to open some ports on the firewall. Anyone know which ports need to be open? Or if this is even the issue.


Try opening up port 5222 (for iChat/Messages).

  • This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post. – Thecafremo Aug 28 '13 at 7:52
  • @Thecafremo The question is "Anyone know which ports need to be open" and the answer listed here (albeit not really in an authoritative manner) is port 5222. I don't see how that doesn't answer the question. – tubedogg Aug 28 '13 at 14:10
  • Edited for more authoritativeness. :-) – Dave Aug 28 '13 at 14:21
  • @tubedogg That edit makes quite a difference. :) – Thecafremo Aug 28 '13 at 19:01

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