[AG-TECH] Strange behavior with bridge

Paul Mercer 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
>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
>>#Entire Server
>>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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