H.323 and Firewalls: Problem Statement and Solution Framework

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Author Melinda Shore 
Last updated 2000-02-03
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This paper attempts to describe in detail the problems associated with passing H.323 through firewalls and NAT devices, and discuss the appli- cability of a range of technologies currently available to solve these problems. We conclude that the only general solution to the problem is external application control of firewalls.


Melinda Shore (mshore@cisco.com)

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