[Juser] IP and MAC address management in Jabber
rafael.mirto at mail.com
Mon Jun 2 06:44:52 UTC 2014
Thanks a lot Peter for these info!!!
One last question :
"No, the Jabber server is used only for signalling (call setup), not
voice or video. The signalling is sent via the server between the
clients and the server just acts as a dumb router for that data. "
Dumb router for data, does this mean that IP and MAC addresses are
forwarded in the voice packets ?
On 30/05/2014 17:55, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 5/30/14, 3:39 AM, Rafael Mirto wrote:
>> I am wondering how IP addresses and MAC addresses are managed in a
>> Jabber server.
>> I see that for security reason, when user A talks to user B through a
>> jabber server, IP address is not shown. Is it the same for the MAC
>> address ?
> MAC addresses are not communicated at all. The rule about IP addresses
> was a reaction to how IRC works.
>> (I guess that if user B perform a netstat -n the IP address shown on
>> XMPP port will be the jabber server one, right ?)
>> When going into a voice chat, is it still using the same security rules
>> ? Is voice also transitting through the Jabber server ?
> No, the Jabber server is used only for signalling (call setup), not
> voice or video. The signalling is sent via the server between the
> clients and the server just acts as a dumb router for that data.
>> Or is there a
>> local SIP server created ?
> God, no!
>> Thanks for your time!
> Let us know if you have more questions. :-)
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