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 From:  Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: VoIP use DMZ or not?
 Date:  Tue, 08 Feb 2005 16:13:28 -0500
Boris Rudoy wrote:

> Sorry  if this is a newcomer question :-)
> I am adding VoIP to my network. Actually provider recommend  to install it
> before the router, but I don't thing it is good idea. Now It  work good as
> standard network device with local IP, so I have an option keep it
> connected  to swicth with local ip  or add one more network card in
> m0n0wall, configure DMZ and setip "gizmo" in DMZ mode.
> What way is better? I think I will want to setup traffic sharper for
> dedicate pipe for VoIP.  So will I have any advantage within DMZ
> configuration?

If it's SIP, then behind a NAT you must use STUN if connecting to a public
server. STUN isn't necessary with a DMZ.

Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
WingNET Internet Services,
P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605
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