H.320 gateways a MEGACO / ITU
shore at ITHACA-VIENNASYS.COM
Wed Mar 31 16:45:05 EST 1999
There's a problem in that it makes the signaling channel sufficiently
complicated to parse that you end up having to put a proxy, or something
that looks an awful lot like a proxy, on the firewall in order to
pick up dynamically-allocated address/port tuples. This has somewhat
negative architectural implications in that in a multi-firewall
environment (which is, alas, the norm when traversing multiple
administrative domains) you end up with tandemed signaling loops.
The short answer is that IP is supposed to be end-to-end
and that firewalls create a big disconnect between the IP network
and the IP telephony application-layer network.
At 01:26 PM 3/31/99 -0800, Matt Holdrege wrote:
>So why specifically does PER have a problem with firewalling/packet filtering?
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