[BEEPwg] Firewall Traversal

Doug Ransom Doug.Ransom@pwrm.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2002 12:33:52 -0800


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I am trying to understand how peers might traverse a firewall.  In the
instant message scenario, would a peer need a continous tcp or beep
connection to an outside proxy in order to receive messages from another
peer?
 
 

Doug Ransom 
Internet Technologies Domain Lead 
Power Measurement http://www.pwrm.com <http://www.pwrm.com/>  
mailto:Doug.Ransom@pwrm.com <mailto:Doug.Ransom@pwrm.com>  

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