[asterisk-users] Network based transcoding

Nick Khamis symack at gmail.com
Fri Apr 12 15:08:37 CDT 2013

For anyone else that may be interested in the future, I found a
detailed depiction here:


Thanks again,


On 4/12/13, Nick Khamis <symack at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry for the missing info. Our current architecture is as such:
> NAT <-> SIP/RTP Proxy <-> *(n)
> Our concurrent sessions usually peak at between 700-800 channels. On
> average about 450. I will of course look at the documentation to
> better understand how a transcoding appliance would fit in our
> architecture, and thank you so much for the links!!! But generally
> speaking, does the appliance process/transocde the RTP stream and then
> forward it to our SIP/RTPProxy? Is it really that easy? :)
> Again, I will breeze through the documentation to get the detailed
> "how it works" info I am looking for.
> Thanks Kindly,
> N.
> On 4/12/13, jg <webaccounts at jgoettgens.de> wrote:
>> What do you mean with servers? A simple proxy, or a B2BUA (aka
>> Asterisk)? Depending on the basic configuration the "server" might or
>> might not have to deal with some or all of the RTP-streams.
>> The already mentioned company Sangoma usually has good documentation
>> about their products (see
>> http://www.sangoma.com/products/d500-400-2000-sessions/ or
>> http://www.sangoma.com/products/d150-30-400-sessions/) and examples on
>> how to use them.
>> jg
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