Re: [Ekiga-devel-list] Analyzing Ekiga TCP/IP packets

Irving Ruan wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 2:11 AM, Eugen Dedu
> <Eugen Dedu pu-pm univ-fcomte fr>wrote:
>> Irving Ruan wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 1:25 PM, Eugen Dedu
>>> <Eugen Dedu pu-pm univ-fcomte fr>wrote:
>>>> Irving Ruan wrote:
>>>>> Hello ekiga devs,
>>>>> I am currently attempting to try and test video/audio throughput,
>> delay,
>>>>> etc. with Ekiga softphone via a two person conference. Are there any
>>>>> programs out there that will allow me to analyze network traffic that's
>>>>> specific to Ekiga's utilization of resources? Or, is there a way to
>>>> better
>>>>> "hook" the network packets while running Ekiga, say, from the command
>>>> line
>>>>> via some tool?
>>>> Well, I do not think there is such a program, but you have two
>>>> possibilities:
>>>> - use wireshark and filter messages from and to your computer
>>>> - or use ekiga -d 4 2>blahblah, and afterwards you look into this
>>>> blahblah file, which contain SIP packets (not audio/video packets) and
>>>> other information.  If you use the program at
>>>>, you
>>>> can remove the "other information" to see only SIP packets.
>>> Eugen,
>>> Thanks for the help. Is there an advantage to using Wireshark over the
>>> command-line output option?
>> with -d 4 you have only SIP headers, with wireshark you have everything.
> I got some SIP and UDP packet information; I am currently attempting to do
> live testing on Ekiga (user-to-user videoconferencing) and trying to obtain
> the timestamps on RTP packets so I can observe the delay/jitter of one
> packet from source to dest. Is there a way to obtain this information from
> an ekiga debug log or some kind of udp packet analyzer?

Ekiga log does not have RTP packets.  wireshark does.


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