Re: [Ekiga-list] Outbound use with routers and firewalls
- From: ael <law_ence dev ntlworld com>
- To: Ekiga mailing list <ekiga-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Ekiga-list] Outbound use with routers and firewalls
- Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 18:04:12 +0000
On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 12:53:46PM -0400, Christian Jaeger wrote:
> > The question was whether special provision is needed for firewalls and
> > routers, for making outbound calls. As far as I can tell, the answer is an
> > unequivocal NO.
> AFAIK this is not true, it's more complicated.
Absolutely. There are many and various routers out in the wild with
a wide variety of behaviours.
1 user with 1 particular router can't give "an unequivocal NO."
When someone has traced the behaviour with wireshark and the like on several
routers, and read & understood the relevant documents including the STUN rfc
then perhaps one can make some tentative suggestions.
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