Camera Behind NAT Firewall

Pascal Klein 4pascal at
Tue Sep 6 13:03:53 UTC 2005

On Tue, 6 Sep 2005 10:32 pm, Jack Jackson wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to do a video conference from behind an nat firewall out to
> the internet. Any way I can get my Ubuntu machine to speak via video
> with MSN Messenger? And since the firewall blocks video on MSN
> Messenger, anyone know what ports I need to open for MSN Messenger to
> permit video through the nat firewall?

MSN uses port 1863, both for it's standard file transfers, text and should 
also for video streaming. Gaim does not support video streaming, you might 
have to use the CVS of aMSN, which has support for it. I think it has a 
sourceforge page.

Good luck!

Pascal Klein
Wombat - []

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