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Skype Group Chat in a secured location?

When working in a secured location - some place that uses HTTPS inspection for the firewall, possibly application level filtering, etc - how do you get Group Chat to work correctly in Skype? Adding ...
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Skype through squid not working

I am trying to connect skype through a squid proxy server for a customer. However they don't specify a gateway to client PC's. They are using skypes latest version and we have updated squid to the ...
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Is there an optimal NAT configuration in Cisco IOS for peer to peer applications?

The Cisco router in my organisation is set up to use Port Address Translation (PAT) for Internet connectivity. ie All outbound internet connections are from the ip address or the border Cisco ...
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Should Skype be reliable in a corporate environment?

I have been managing the IT function in a small software development company that has grown from 10 users to 70 users in 5 years. Most users in the company are office based, but some key users work ...
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How to prevent Skype DDOS [duplicate]

Is there a way to monitor number of attempted Skype connections on a specified port and dynamically firewall off the offending IPs if they break a certain threshhold within a specific time limit - in ...
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How to Install Skype domain-wide

You know Live Messenger is over and we have to migrate to Skype. I got two choices to do that on 40+ computers under the domain. Give standard users permission to install software. ...
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Dependency isssue on Skype Installation in Debian 6

I tried Below 2 packages,but both were faled. I even tryed to install missing dependencies, but that also again asking some another dependencies. Is there any other approch to install skype on Debian ...
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How do I configure iptables in DD-WRT to block Skype on br1 only?

Using DD-WRT on a Linksys router, I've got a private network set up as br0 and a guest network set up as br1. I want to block access to Skype on only the guest network, and the easiest way I've seen ...
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wireshark skype messages

I would like to analyse packets sent by skype from my computer. Particularly I am interested in packets that transmit messages. With what filter I can see this packets on wireshark. I know that ...
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Why skype can not connect through squid proxy

No matter how hard i tried skype still can not connect to its server. Able to access other HTTPS servers like gmail,but skype is not working through proxy. squid proxy server eth0:192.168.2.22 with ...
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Skype Connect and Elastix for incoming and outgoing calls

I ordered Skype Connect, And i want to integrate skype connect with my Elastix server to handle incoming and outgoing calls. I created new SIP Trunk through GUI with the following info : ...
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Skype performance in IPSEC VPN

I've been challenged to "improve Skype performance" for calls within my organisation. Having read the Skype IT Administrators Guide I am wondering whether we might have a performance issue where the ...
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pfSense with two WANs, routing Skype traffic over a specific WAN

I have a pfSense setup with two WANs (WAN1 and WAN2) and one LAN network. The two WANs are setup for failover. However, QoS has recently been an issue for Skype calls in our office (about 30 people) ...
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Cisco IOS PBR - PBRing Skype

I've got a very simple question, which seems to be extremely difficult when put into practice. I have a Cisco IOS router with two Internet links (one over a WAN, through a proxy, everywhere, etc.) ...
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Skype Connect as SIP/Trunk for Asterisk

First off: I'm not sure if this should be on superuser or here. I have recently built a few Asterisk boxes with OpenVOX FXO/FXS ports little or no trouble. My current project is building an ...
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Small business video confrence. Any reason why I should not use Skype?

I'm going to need to set up video conferencing between Hawaii and Seattle for a small business. They would like to use a mounted TV to do the video conferencing. It will be one TV to one TV ...
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How do you configure QoS for Skype?

On our office network (26 people), some users have complained of poor Skype call quality, particularly in the upstream direction. I wanted to ask, how do I identify Skype traffic, considering that it ...
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Skype call via RDP on terminal server - windows server 2003

I tried calling with skype on terminal server on windows server 2003 R2 SP2. I enable sound over RDP with a Windows Server 2003 virtual machine. ( ...
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Cheap Solution for Routing a Toll Free Number to a Standard POTS Number

I do some technical work for an Internet Radio Show/Podcast, and need to fix something that has been broken for a while. The hosts have a Skype-In number to take listener calls, and for convenience ...
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Skype in a business - what's your view?

We currently don't allow Skype usage on the LAN. The reasons ultimately come down to that great cover-all of "security", though I have to admit that these days I'm not sure if Skype has turned into a ...
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Improving Skype quality

Every now and then I revisit the issue of shaping skype traffic. AFAIK Skype is notorious for ignoring most settings - incoming ports, proxies, etc so it is not possible to give special treatment to ...
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Logging skype in enterprise

Are there tools or settings that can be used to log all conversations (text, voice if possible, file transmission) in enterprise environment? Folks want to use skype, but can't record same way as with ...
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How different is “Skype Connect” from “Skype for Asterisk”

We already use "Skype for Asterisk" channels to connect Skype to Asterisk PBX. Skype has a new offering called "Skype Connect" (or formerly "Skype for SIP"). What are the differences?
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Can I have notifications/alerts sent by IM to a Skype account from a headless machine?

I want to make my network monitoring system send IM alerts, and the IM client of choice at my workplace is Skype. Is there a command-line driven API, that doesn't require the GUI Skype client, so I ...
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Block skype using iptables

Any way to block skype from our network using IPTABLES ?
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Switch from Skype to IRC

In our company (web company, 35 people, engineering and business, OS X clients, linux servers), we're evaluating alternatives to Skype which we use mostly for group and user-to-user chat. I've looked ...
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Block Skype on Cisco IOS

I'm trying to block skype via policy routing but it's not working ... here's my configuration: class-map match-any block match protocol skype policy-map QoS-Priority-Input class block police ...
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How to block Skype using Squid?

Is there a way to block Skype using Squid?
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Does anyone provide a Skype connection service?

Is there a way of offering Skype access to incoming calls while keeping all telephony traffic over our chosen business telephony provision? Is there a 3rd party who can route incoming Skype calls to ...
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Skype companywide global contacts list

We are a medium sized company based across several sites and with a number of home workers. We have more or less settled on Skype as our defacto method of communication. At the moment the only pain ...
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deploying skype for 50 nationwide users with preset usernames

Is there a way to sign up a large group of skype names at once? is there a way to enable the users to be given a skype username based on their own e-mail addresses? What I would like to do is roll ...
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How to use skype as customer service tool

I would like to allow multiple support engineers to use the same skype account to communicate with customers. This also means multiple simultaneous voice calls with of the support skype account with ...
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How to change routing for skype packets?

I can't seem to find a way to somehow change routing for Skype packets. I have following situation: host ha, in lan, runs skype. host ha has gateway "gw1" gw1 has 2 separate network connections - ...
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blocking skype through websense

How do I block Skype using Websense?
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skype network monitoring

Can Skype chats be monitored/read by a internal network or sysadmin? Can I company store chats you make in skype and read them? I can't find a clear answer for this on the net. Also, are chat history ...
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How can I check if Skype is running and there's an active call taking place?

How can I check if Skype is running and there's an active call taking place? I need this to shut down Skype before making automatic backup (otherwise files are locked on exFAT so I can't make backup) ...
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Skype-SIP gateway

Does anyone know if you can setup a Skype-to-SIP gateway on your network? I tried Uplink, which works wonders, but only on Windows and with Skype on the same machine... It would be awesome if you ...