[asterisk-dev] Feature: IAX2-controlled RTP native bridges

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at digium.com
Tue Feb 28 11:13:13 MST 2006

Paul Cadach wrote:

> ep1 and/or ep2 could or could not allow RTP transfers. When native RTP transfer isn't possible better is to use IAX
> between Asterisk1 and Asterisk2 instead of SIP with RTP. Also, transfers of RTP streams between endpoints didn't
> requires additional UDP sockets, so it offloads Asterisk boxes a little.

I can't see how the complexity of supporting something like this is
worth the  potential savings using IAX2 instead of SIP/RTP between the
Asterisk servers. I could be wrong, though, but this will not be an easy
thing to design, code and support.

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