Jump to content

Connection timeout between Win10 Server and MacOS Client


Mertrius

Recommended Posts

Hi everyone,

Just got synergy tonight and I'm having some problems getting it up and running. I downloaded and installed the client for my Windows 10 machine and Macbook Air, respectively. Followed the startup guide here. But the connection keeps timing out on the Mac. 

SynergyMac.thumb.png.e18d7bf2e6c066326db25e343c7a1eef.png

Here is what it looks like on the Win10 server side:

synergyscreencap.thumb.png.c0c7303b62026460966f9f31864a61e3.png

synergyscreencap2.thumb.png.d4f46ecfd7409f76e6d81f7bd17ad990.png

 

Rig info:

Win 10 server is running :

i5-6600k

16gb ram

on windows 10 professional. 

 

Macbook air is running:

i7

8gb ram

MacOS Sierra full updated.

 

Both computers are connected to the same router via LAN. 

 

Please let me know if I'm missing something here..

Thanks. 

Edited by Mertrius
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Paul Suarez

Based on the screenshots, your client is on 192.168.1.x network, while your server is on 192.168.56.x network. Although it shows that the servers has multiple interface and is also connected to 192.168.1.x network. It's just that it uses the 192.168.56.x network as its primary interface. I think, the 192.168.56.x network is a Wi-Fi network. What you can do is to disconnect or turn off Wi-Fi on it first, restart Synergy and connect. If it connects and you wanted to still be connected to Wi-Fi, you can just reconnect it after having Synergy in connected status.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...