Re: [rtcweb] ICE does not work if both peers are behind symmetric NAT

Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> Sun, 25 September 2011 10:48 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] ICE does not work if both peers are behind symmetric NAT
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On 09/24/2011 11:15 PM, Iñaki Baz Castillo wrote:
> 2011/9/24 Alfred E. Heggestad<aeh@db.org>rg>:
>> "ICE does not work" is not correct. ICE will still "work" even if both
>> peers are behind NAT. the media will simply be relayed via a TURN server,
>> and not flow directly between peers.
> Yes, that's exactly what I said in my second paragraph :)
>
>
>> the TURN server credentials should be provisioned by the service provider
> And is that estandarized within rtcweb?
so far, the only place where it has been mentioned is in the W3C API 
document, which documents how a PeerConnection is initialized with info 
on TURN / STUN servers.

I think that part needs attention of a TURN expert; it doesn't look 
right to me.
But I don't think anything more is needed.

                 Harald