Re: [fw-wiz] Apple's iSight and Firewalls

From: Bartek Krajnik (bartek_at_bicom.pl)
Date: 08/23/03

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    To: firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
    Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 11:30:05 +0200
    
    
    

    On 19-08-2003 at 08:43:23PM -0400, Jim Seymour wrote:
    JS> Hi All,
    JS>
    JS> My company would like to set up inexpensive video-conferencing.
    JS> They've been bugging me for a solution for some time. The partner
    JS> company, being All Windows, All The Time, of course immediately
    JS> suggested NetMeeting. ISTR a discussion about NetMeeting here, perhaps
    JS> prompted by me, and, IIRC, it pretty much requires one make swiss
    JS> cheese of their firewall for it to work. I vetoed it, and management
    JS> backed me up. Doing a search on "NetMeeting" on SecurityFocus was not
    JS> encouraging, either.
    JS>
    JS> Recently they bought me an iBook to do some WebObjects development
    JS> with. It just hit me today that maybe Apple's iSight product would do
    JS> the trick for video conferencing.
    JS>
    JS> Problem is: I've no idea what iSight would need through the firewall.
    JS>
    JS> There's this:
    JS>
    JS> http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20030623203213301
    JS>
    JS> If 5060 and 16384 through 16403 UDP are all that are required, and I
    JS> can specify the only allowed IP address inside they would forward to,
    JS> well, that might be acceptable.
    JS>
    JS> Comments? Opinions? Suggestions? Flames? ;)
    JS>
    Here is everything what You need:
    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/NetMeeting/Corp/reskit/Chapter4/default.asp

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