[AusNOG] My condolences to the people trying to sort out remote learning

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Mon Apr 20 10:57:20 EST 2020

On Sun, 2020-04-19 at 17:16 -0700, Dave Taht wrote:
> It really bugs me that a soiree with me and a couple friends
> has to be on a server in the cloud, webrtc is pretty amazingly low
> bandwidth.

The problem is and always has been NAT. You need an external rendezvous
point OR complicated port forwarding arrangements set up in advance. An
external server neatly solves those issues.

At least things like Jitsi let you set up your own server eg in AWS.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)

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