[asterisk-users] Softphones IAX vs. SIP, remote connectivity.
ferguson at BRVMLAW.COM
Thu Sep 7 10:37:42 MST 2006
How do you go about accomplishing configuring the phone, zipping it up and sending it over to your family?
From: asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com [mailto:asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com] On Behalf Of Bruce Reeves
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 8:37 AM
To: Asterisk Users Mailing List - Non-Commercial Discussion
Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] Softphones IAX vs. SIP, remote connectivity.
I have done what you are talking about as far as being a provider for family members. I used an IAX softphone mainly to eliminate the need for so many holes in the firewall. And secondly because the idefisk IAX softphone allowed me to extract the zip version, configure the phone, and zip the folder up and email it to my family members. So for my mom it was simply unzip the folder and
On 9/7/06, Nick Ellson <grimm at nickellson.com > wrote:
I will up the logs today, have my phone at work with me. (though the Wife
and Kids are not up yet ;)
Anything specific I should target?
CCDA, CCNP, CCSP, CCAI,
MCSE 2000, Security+, Network+
Network Hobbyist, VFR Private Pilot.
On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Bob Chiodini wrote:
> Anything helpful in the asterisk or system logs.
> Try bumping up the debug and verbose levels see what shows up on the
> Weird that it would work inbound and not outbound.
> On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 04:48 -0700, Nick Ellson wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> A previous annoyance with not being able to call out to my brother on FWD
>> from my Asterisk system had me thinking that since I have my own PBX, and
>> that system has it's own 1-to-1 static NAT to the internet, I should be
>> able to act as the provider for him or any of my family, and have them as
>> local extensions of my PBX, right?
>> So I took my laptop to work (using the X-Lite SIP softphone) and watch my
>> ACL logs on my router for any denies to my Asterisk box. As expected
>> udp/5060, then once that was open, a series of randomish udp/10000+
>> requests. My phone registered, and I tried to call one of the phones
>> behind a PAP2. Worked first shot, and just as clear and responsive as it
>> was when I was home. But, the phones at home could not call me, they when
>> to voice mail.
>> I had heard that SIP doesn't survive NAT all that well, and that IAX
>> native phones do a better job. My question is, given my description of how
>> I am set up and what I am trying to accomplish, should I be looking at SIP
>> or is IAX a more robust choice? (I was hoping to get video working as
>> well, h.263 I believe it is).
> --Bandwidth and Colocation provided by Easynews.com --
> asterisk-users mailing list
> To UNSUBSCRIBE or update options visit:
--Bandwidth and Colocation provided by Easynews.com --
asterisk-users mailing list
To UNSUBSCRIBE or update options visit:
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the asterisk-users