"pcAnywhere is recieving an incoming connection request" on some host machines

Article:TECH193803  |  Created: 2012-07-26  |  Updated: 2012-08-01  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH193803
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Technical Solution



After upgrading to or installing pcAnywhere 12.5 SP4 or pcAnywhere Solution 12.6.7. the following message appears on the host: "pcAnywhere is receiving an incoming connection request"


"pcAnywhere is recieving an incoming connection request. Your computer's ceretificate ID (thumprint) is: <CertID>"


This message is part of the new settings.


The setting 'Prompt when receiving an incoming TCP/IP connection request' can be disabled. If this message is recieved when no connectioin attempt is being made, there is another process/network activitiy that is tickling port 5631 This is a known behavior.

Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH193803

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