[Jingle] XEP-0176 - how to find STUN/TURN servers

Olivier Crête olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
Tue Apr 7 22:48:39 CDT 2009


On Tue, 2009-04-07 at 20:10 -0700, Justin Karneges wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 April 2009 18:05:26 Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > On 4/7/09 6:38 PM, Justin Karneges wrote:
> > > Section 9 mentions STUN/TURN, but does not suggest how a client may
> > > discover these services through the XMPP server.  In particular, TURN
> > > servers may require credentials and the client will need to know what
> > > they are.
> >
> > There are defined methods for discovering STUN/TURN servers using DNS
> > SRV records.
> 
> This could be fine, but we still need to specify what domain to do the lookups 
> from (the @domain part of the jid, probably).
> 
> However, we'd want an additional discovery protocol over XMPP to get the 
> username/password of the TURN server.

Or we could just default to having the TURN user/pass be the same as the
XMPP one...

> Does any part of Jingle besides XEP-176 use STUN/TURN?

You can also use STUN/TURN with rawudp.

-- 
Olivier Crête
olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
Collabora Ltd
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