[SR-Users] question regarding rtpengine and ICE candidate selection

Andrew Chen achen at fuze.com
Fri Dec 4 20:04:43 CET 2020

Sure...I understand ICE has its own setup workflow than SIP but it's also
important that rtpengine uses the rtp path that's negotiated in the SIP or
else it can cause confusion (to those who don't understand ICE very well
like me).

On Fri, Dec 4, 2020 at 1:47 PM Richard Fuchs <rfuchs at sipwise.com> wrote:

> On 04/12/2020 13.36, Andrew Chen wrote:
> > Hmm..that's interesting.  You would guess that the rtpengine binary
> > process shouldn't start connecting ICE candidates once the SIP part is
> > fully negotiated, which should trigger the rtpengine module on the
> > Kamailio to tell rtpengine binary.."ok..you can start associating now..."
> Not really. Why would you think that? ICE and SIP are really largely
> unrelated, and ICE processing starts as soon as possible so that media
> can flow as soon as possible. Any delay in ICE processing leads to
> delays in establishing the call or the media flows. (Trickle ICE exists
> partly for that reason.) In particular early media would break if ICE
> had to wait for SIP to finish.
> Cheers
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Andy Chen
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achen@ <achen at thinkingphones.com>fuze.com

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