[Serusers] replication and rtpproxy

Nils Ohlmeier nils at iptel.org
Thu Feb 26 21:59:56 CET 2004

On Thursday 26 February 2004 15:59, Klaus Darilion wrote:
> Nils Ohlmeier wrote:
> > As currently the rtp-proxy has to run on the same host as SER it does not
> > make much sence IMHO to think about taking over rtp-proxy sessions. Then
> > you would need some kind of rtp-proxy session replication, which should
> > be easy when the nathelper module and the rtp proxy ever uses IP protocol
> > for communication. But all this will only work if the backup server takes
> > over the IP of the failed server, and you are not using SRV backup
> > servers for example (except that a SRV backup can obviously also can
> > takeover the IP).
> Is it yet possible to build redundancy on top of SRV? I tested some
> clients (Xlite, Budgetone-100, Windows Messenger 4.7) wether they use
> SRV records to locate the proxy and Messenger is the only one who uses it.

I never claimed that SRV failover will work with all clients :-)
But from the RFC clients are broken which do not support SRV and failover :-) 
But for sure i'm aware that can not simply throw away such clients, even if i 
would like to do so.


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