SCOPIA PathFinder Firewall Traversal

SCOPIA PathFinder Firewall Traversal is a complete firewall and NAT solution enabling secure connectivity between enterprise networks and remote sites. SCOPIA PathFinder maintains the security and advantages of firewall and NAT over heterogeneous video networks and allows seamless integration with existing video endpoints and infrastructure components.

PathFinder Firewall Traversal Highlights

  • End-to-end connectivity that connects all H.323 videoconferencing systems or devices
  • H.460.18/.19 compliant including support for multiplexed media
  • Works with any firewall, endpoint and gatekeeper
  • Supports any H.323 standard-based endpoint or gatekeeper
  • Easily deployed on any standalone network computer
  • Pathfinder firewall traversal requires no changes to dial-plans or endpoint E.164 numbers
  • Security with hardened Linux Operating System (RADVISION customized kernel) and built-in Access Control List preventing attacks by malicious devices
  • AES encryption for media and signaling
  • Scalability and distribution with a single client serving multiple endpoints
  • Easy administration enabling administrators to view, connect and disconnect clients and monitor current calls
  • Role based user management for user and client definition

PathFinder Diagram

SCOPIA PathFinder Server Benefits

  • Secured – hardened Linux platform (RADVISION customized)
  • Closed 1U box
  • Web interface for easy management
  • Configurable tunneling port for administrator flexibility
  • View all connected clients
  • Disconnect client
  • View client details, registered endpoints and active calls
  • Multi-level configurable call logging
  • Role based user management
  • Server neighboring available for large enterprises

SCOPIA PathFinder Client Benefits

  • Software, deployed on any computer in the remote site
  • Available for Windows / Linux
  • One client serves many endpoints
  • Can be deployed together with software endpoints
  • Multiple server failover options
  • Security mechanism for the administrator to define which devices are accessible via the client
  • Works with any H.323 endpoint
  • Can be embedded in the endpoint (project based)
  • Client Authentication – each client uses a dedicated password managed by the server

SCOPIA® PathFinderTM Firewall Specifications


  • Up to 80 concurrent calls
  • Up to 480 registered devices
  • H.460.18/.19 compliant including support for multiplexed media
  • AES encryption for call privacy
  • Both near-end (enterprise firewall/NAT) and far-end (remote site) firewall traversal
  • Handles firewall and NAT problems without device upgrade or security compromise
  • Full dial plan support
  • Enterprise gatekeeper support – allows deploying a local gatekeeper in the remote site
  • Easy to implement and deploy
  • Suitable for service providers and enterprises

Client Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / 2000 Server / 2003 Server / Windows XP / Red Hat 9.0 desktop version, Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4
  • Intel Pentium IV, 2 GHz or higher processor
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 50 MB hard disk space

Typical Deployment

  • PathFinder server is located in the enterprise DMZ. SCOPIA PathFinder client is located in every remote site.


  • Height: 1.68” (4.27 cm)
  • Width: 17.60” (44.70 cm)
  • Depth: 21.50” (54.61 cm)


  • Dual embedded Broadcom Gigabit1 NICs
  • 1 x RS232 serial interface (rear)
  • 4 x USB (2 front, 2 rear)


  • Input 100-240 VAC auto switched


  • Operating temperature: Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)
  • Storage temperature: Storage: –40° to 65°C (–40° to 149°F)
  • Relative operating humidity: 20% to 80% (noncondensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
  • Relative storage humidity 5% to 95% (noncondensing) Typical deployment: The SCOPIA