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.

1 Answer 1


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, 2013 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, 2013 at 14:10
  • Edited for more authoritativeness. :-)
    – Dave
    Aug 28, 2013 at 14:21
  • @tubedogg That edit makes quite a difference. :)
    – Thecafremo
    Aug 28, 2013 at 19:01

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