[TriLUG] vonage behind nat
rasch at raschnet.com
Thu Mar 3 16:34:39 EST 2005
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 04:31:28PM -0500, Matt Pusateri <mpusateri at wickedtrails.com> wrote:
> On Thu, March 3, 2005 3:55 pm, Wing D Lizard said:
> > Does Vonage work behind a NAT? I'm wondering if I can plug the device
> > into my home network. Does it require any special settings ( some web
> > pages say 'it just works' and other say you need to forward some
> > ports)?
> > Has anybody tried taking the adaptor to a hotel that has broadband?
> > thanks
> > b\375
> I have heard the if you put vonage in front of everything so that it
> has the public address and then everything else is behind the vonage
> box, that it can then handle QOS better. But it is supposed to work
> behind nat as well. Obviously if you are nated behind a firewall that
> is blocking the required ports then you will be out of luck if you
> can't poke the proper holes through.
Vonage works just fine behind a firewall. I setup QoS on my firewall to
ensure high-quality calls, but it worked pretty well even before I did
that. The only time it suffered was when someone was downloading
something at full speed or uploading something (uploading would pretty
much kill the call).
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