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Re: [Partysip-dev] how to configure iptables on partysip firewall, using

From: Aymeric Moizard
Subject: Re: [Partysip-dev] how to configure iptables on partysip firewall, using messenger as client
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2002 16:30:17 +0200 (CEST)

Sorry, partysip is not firewall freindly at this step. You
can only use it to manage a set of users either on a local
network or on the public internet, but not on both!

Hope you can live without it for some monthes. The NAT
specification for SIP is nearly out but I'll wait for it
to become a rfc before thinking about implementing it.


On Mon, 8 Jul 2002, Gilion Goudsmit wrote:

> Hello people!
> I'm trying to get my Messenger to transfer files, do voicechat
> etcetera thru my iptables firewall...
> I can sign in using the communication service thingy and do the chat
> thing perfectly, so that all seems to work...
> As I understand it, if I were to initiate a transfer from my
> workstation, the request would be sent to partysip, and is passed on
> the intended receiver. Meanwhile the sender (my machine) is listening
> for a connection to send the file over.
> The receiver gets the request and connects to the proxy. The proxy is
> expecting this, and passes the request to my workstation and the file
> is transferred.
> All connections are UDP I suppose, as the partysip docs tell me TCP is
> not supported yet.
> So the recipient makes a UDP connection to the proxy... On what port
> is this? Because I'll probably need to allow incoming UDP traffic so
> the proxy can receive the request and pass it on...
> Thanks, GG.
> -= Gilion Goudsmit -=- RedHat Linux Engineer -=- +31-(0)6-21892744 =-
> -= MagicMinds interactiontechnology -=- =-

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