Dealing with MS Netmeeting & H.323
Wed, 3 Jun 1998 09:29:47 +0200
On 06/03/98 08:05:45 AM Rob Poland wrote:
> > > An H.323 proxy could solve these problems. Firewall-1 states they
> > > handle H.323 and work with Netmeeting (Does anyone have any
> > > with this?). Guantlet/NT has an H.323. proxy but their
> > > guide, which lists several multimedia applications, does not list
> > > NetMeeting. Are there other firewalls that can handle netmeeting?
> > Cisco PIX has the ability to securely convey H.323 (including MS
> > NetMeeting),
> Does the same apply for the Cisco IOS firewall feature set?
Not quite. While the IOS firewall feature set does stateful filtering for
application protocols (i.e. beside keeping the state of transport layer
knows how applications work on network and transport layer) *INCLUDING
will (IMHO) not do network address translation on many of those protocols
IP addressing information above the network layer (prime examples include
SQL*net and most multimedia, again including H.323).
Cisco IOS NAT (also in the FW feature set) supports FTP, but not other
when translating addresses. The PIX supports more or less everything with
If you have more Cisco-specific questions I suggest we take this thread off