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#10 MediaTomb behind a NAT router

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2010-04-21
2009-06-14
Vincent Aurele
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There is a router doing NAT between my MediaTomb server and my media player. To render a media, the player has to connect to a URL MediaTomb gives. This URL contains the server IP which is a private IP, unknown to my player which knows only my router IP.
I made a small patch that adds a configuration option "virtualIp". This value is then used to replace the real ip in all the URLs MediaTomb announce.

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  • Vincent Aurele
    Vincent Aurele
    2009-06-14

     
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  • Jin
    Jin
    2009-12-20

    Uhm... and how exactly is your player finding the server? UPnP is not designed to work over a NAT, the SSDP announcements will not work. What player are you using and how? I'm a bit confused here :)

     
  • Jin
    Jin
    2010-04-06

    • status: open --> pending
     
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