[pulseaudio-discuss] What are good ways to detect PulseAudio traffic?

Tanu Kaskinen tanuk at iki.fi
Mon Dec 17 07:14:01 PST 2012

On Mon, 2012-12-17 at 15:44 +0200, Ansis Māliņš wrote:
> I found that I need to tell my router to prioritize PulseAudio traffic to
> make it work. Looking for packets going to and from port 4713 works, but is
> there anything more specific? Does PulseAudio packets have any other
> distinguishing features, such as TOS bits?

No, I don't think the IP packets are special in any way. Using the port
number is the best way to distinguish pulseaudio traffic in most cases.


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