Megaco over UDP/IP?

Peter-Henry Mander <>
Thu Feb 26 13:22:09 CET 2004


Hi Chris

I have, and I've encountered no problems. I've even found that there is a significant performance advantage when using UDP instead of TCP. The Megaco protocol handles retransmission, and makes TCP connection oriented transport somewhat redundant, hence the performance gain with UDP. However there may be a need to use TCP if the megaco transaction packets become larger than the MTU.

Pete.

On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 11:00:59 +0100 (MET)
Chris Williams <> wrote:

> Hi
> Has any one used the Erlang Megaco(H.248) stack for
> transport over UDP/IP?
> If so did you have any problems running Megaco over UDP/IP?
> 
> We here at AXD have run Megaco over ATM, SCTP/IP and TCP/IP
> and considering to run Megaco over UDP/IP for certain
> Access Gateways.
> 
> Running Megaco over ATM and SCTP works fine.....
> //Chris
> 
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