[AG-TECH] Strange behavior with bridge
mercer at arsc.edu
Thu Oct 13 17:47:03 CDT 2005
Thanks for getting back to me.
AGTk version is 2.3
Yes, I get the same behavior if I bridge each room individually
instead of the whole server.
At 8:28 AM +1000 10/14/05, Christoph Willing wrote:
>On 14/10/2005, at 6:10 AM, Paul Mercer wrote:
>>If someone tries to connect via the bridge the only video/audio
>>they see is their own...until
>>I open VenueManager.py on the server, highlight the venue that we
>>are using, click "Modify" and then "OK" on the window that appears,
>>not changing anything...the user that is using unicast will see
>>that their vic and rat restarts, automatically, and then they will
>>be able to see/hear the other sites via the bridge. Other sites
>>that are in the venue at this time when I "toggle" the server,
>>wether on Multicast or Unicast, will not see any change and their
>>vic/rat will not restart.
>>Each time a new user wants to use the bridge I have to do the same
>>thing to the venue manager so they can see/hear all.
>>I have verified this behavior with three other sites trying to use
>>our bridge. I even verified it with another venue server and his
>>Can anyone shed some light on what is going on? If you need any
>>more information please ask.
>No light, but I can confirm that I could only see my own video when
>I used your bridge a few minutes ago, despite several other streams
>being vislble in multicast mode.
>>Here is my BridgeServer.cfg
>>name = ARSC
>>location = Fairbanks
>>qbexec = /usr/bin/QuickBridge
>>BRIDGESERVER = ARSC
>Although I've seen this "BRIDGESERVER = ...." mentioned in some
>recent documentation, I've never used it on the APAG venue
>server/bridge. Still, I doubt its inclusion would cause your problem.
>>portMin = 20000
>>portMax = 40000
>>#any number of Venue and/or VenueServer entries in the following format
>>type = VenueServer
>Is the behaviour any different when you explicitly bridge all/any
>rooms individually, rather than the "whole server" mode? e.g.
># Arctic Circle venue at ARSC test venue server
>type = Venue
>What version of the toolkit?
>Christoph Willing +61 7 3365 8350
>QPSF Access Grid Manager
>University of Queensland
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