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Introduction of Skype

Skype is a software program of IM, it allows users to make telephone calls over the Internet to other Skype users free of charge and to landlines and cell phones for a fee. Additional features include instant messaging, file transfer, short message service, video conferencing and its ability to circumvent firewalls.

Protocol Summary and Ports Range of Skype

Skype uses a proprietary Internet telephony (VoIP) network,it use TCP and UDP to communicate.

WFilter's solution for Skype traffic management

  • Detect Skype traffic in your network.
  • Implement a policy to block certain Skype traffic.
  • Real-time application launching alert of Skype.
  • Monitor Skype 's real-time bandwidth.
  • More

Products Supported by WFilter

  • Skype (   Up to version "v6.1"   )

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