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Connecting two mobiles through socket connection

 
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Hi all,

Is it possible to connect two mobile\cellphones using socket connection(similar two one that we can do between two PC)

To establish socket connection ,I need IP address and a port .

i should assign IP address for each mobile ...Based on IP address i can identify the Mobile ..

Question:
1)Can i establish socket connection between
(a)Mobile - Mobile
(b)PC - Mobile
(c)Mobile - PC (i know this is possible,but i have doubt about a & b)

Suppose if we can establish socket connection between PC and Mobile can any one assist me in setting IP address and port .
 
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Hi,
It is possible create a socket connection using the SocketConnection class in the GCF. But if you want to connect a PC to a mobile through socket connection, it will be a problem, cause it is a server push. You can use the PushRegistry to push data from the server to the phone. According to my knowledge it is not possible to configure a IP address to a phone, you will get one when you connect through GPRS. Hope this information helps you. Regards.
 
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As long as two devices (PC or mobile) have IP addresses, they can be connected through SocketConnection or ServerSocketConnection on the J2ME side; whatever socket API you use on the PC.

ServerSocketConnection and Push Registry can be combined so that a MIDlet is started in response to an incoming socket connection on a specified port.

There is no standard way for assigning an IP to a mobile, it should be the one you get through GPRS. It is normally best to have the mobile contact a known server (ie the one you want) first to acknowledge its presente.
 
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