Three Models Are Supported

General

The following connection establishment scenarios are supported:

  • Active client to passive server.

  • Active client to active client (referred to as a peer-to-peer operation).

  • Active client to passive server (with a third-party redirector).

The three subsections that follow provide a description of each of the three scenarios.

Active Client to Passive Server

This the most straightforward scenario (see Figure 36-1 on page 1075) and it was described in the numbered list under “Definition of Client and Server” on page 1110.

Active Client to Active Client

Introduction

In this scenario, two CMs, on behalf of their respective client applications, simultaneously initiate connection establishment request. There are actually ...

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