New coturn project leads Gustavo Garcia and Pavel Punsky give an update on the popular TURN server project, what’s new in STUN and TURN standards, and the roadmap for the project
Am I behind a Symmetric NAT?
WebRTC establishes peer-to-peer connections between web browsers. To do that, it uses a set of techniques known as Interactive Connectivity Establishment or ICE. ICE allows clients behind certain types of routers that perform Network Address Translation, or NAT, to establish direct connections. (See the WebRTC glossary entry for a good introduction.) One of the first problems is […]
An Intro to WebRTC’s NAT/Firewall Problem
Most folks that set out to write an application, or build an architecture, begin with nothing but features and functionality in mind. Many might start out assuming they will be traversing flat, reliable, and secure networks. Inevitably, reality sets in as one starts to demo or prototype much beyond the friendly confines of the lab, […]