I am unable to make RTSP work with tvengine server installed in a virtual machine running XP as a guest on a linux (Ubuntu 8.04) host. It took much time to try virtualbox and vmware, and it seems that all ports can be accessed (database, tv server) except RTSP, which port number (554) is < 1024. It seems that under linux, only root can access IP ports under 1024. I bet that it would work if mediaportal could stream to a user-chosen port (that would have to be the same on client and server sides, of course), let's say 4554 for it to be a palindrom Thanks in advance, I don't want to have a 2nd server running 24/7 even for media portal. Virtualization seems the way to follow. Ivan.