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Offline sundarvmurthy

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yahoo video chat behind firewall(proxy server)
« on: May 07, 2009, 06:45:53 AM »
My organization is having a linux proxy server, one of my users are using webcam(Yahoo Video Chat).  The problem is whenever the user invites or receives invitation form anybody for video chat the error message "an error occured trying to contact server" appears after 3 tries to connect.

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Re: yahoo video chat behind firewall(proxy server)
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2009, 05:20:34 PM »
Basically it is way the video chat works.  I am not sure what ports etc are used by Yahoo video chat, we can then try to implement those ports in proxy. You can can see what ports and connection are being made using netstat by yahoo then make changes accordingly.
However, I remember I was not able to make it fully working under proxy, sometimes it used to work and sometimes not .. hence later I implemented transparent proxy.