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

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Apr 7 22:57:57 CDT 2009

On 4/7/09 9:48 PM, Olivier Crête wrote:
> 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...

Not if you want to use a TURN server that's not connected to your XMPP

>> Does any part of Jingle besides XEP-176 use STUN/TURN?
> You can also use STUN/TURN with rawudp.



Peter Saint-Andre

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