Video: Network Requirements for Firewalls and Web-Filters
This article is aimed at Network Managers and is only applicable if teachers will attend video calls using the school's internet connection.
Video calling should adapt to the available bandwidth. The recommended bandwidth for video calls for popular video conferencing solutions tends to be around 1-3 Mbps in/out per call, and we would recommend considering this as a guide.
For example: with 50 simultaneous video calls being made on the school's network, you could expect to use 50-150 Mbps bandwidth in/out.
Endpoints to Whitelist
Last updated: October 5th, 2020
Please allow access outbound to all of the following hostnames/IP addresses, and ensure inbound traffic is allowed in response to the outbound connections.
Ensure HTTPS inspection is bypassed for the above hostnames
TCP 443 + UDP 3478 + UDP 10,000 - 60,000:
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
Running a Test
- At least one (or more) of the following must pass:
- NTS: TURN UDP Connectivity - this is recommended for optimal quality
- NTS: TURN TCP Connectivity
- NTS: TURN TLS Connectivity
- This test must pass:
- Video: Test Group Room with TURN
If any of the above tests fail, please verify the above endpoints have been whitelisted and there's no HTTPS inspection enabled on the two hostnames before attempting the test again.
If you find the test stalls on "Voice" and never proceeds to the rest, temporarily whitelist *.twilio.com and ensure HTTPS inspection is off for *.twilio.com, then retry the test. If you then see a successful test result as per the above required passing tests, you can safely remove the whitelist and HTTPS inspection bypass for *.twilio.com, assuming the two specific hostnames have been whitelisted and are bypassed for HTTPS inspection.
Points of Note
As media traffic flows over UDP, we STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you ensure any policies which would drop UDP packets, such as UDP flood prevention, are turned off. Any network device which drops UDP packets would cause the video and/or audio to stutter.