RTCPeerConnection.getConfiguration()

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The RTCPeerConnection.getConfiguration() method returns an RTCConfiguration object which indicates the current configuration of the RTCPeerConnection on which the method is called.

The returned configuration is the last configuration applied via setConfiguration(), or if setConfiguration() hasn't been called, the configuration the RTCPeerConnection was constructed with. The configuration includes a list of the ICE servers used by the connection, information about transport policies, and identity information.

Syntax

var configuration = RTCPeerConnection.getConfiguration();

Parameters

This method takes no input parameters.

Return value

An RTCConfiguration object describing the RTCPeerConnection's current configuration.

Example

This example adds a new certificate to an active connection if it doesn't already have one in use.

let configuration = myPeerConnection.getConfiguration();

if ((configuration.certificates != undefined) && (!configuration.certificates.length)) {
   RTCPeerConnection.generateCertificate({
      name: 'RSASSA-PKCS1-v1_5',
      hash: 'SHA-256',
      modulusLength: 2048,
      publicExponent: new Uint8Array([1, 0, 1])
  }).then(function(cert) {
    configuration.certificates = [cert];
    myPeerConnection.setConfiguration(configuration);
  });
}

This example fetches the current configuration of the RTCPeerConnection, then looks to see if it has any certificates set by examining whether or not (a) the configuration has a value for certificates, and (b) whether its length is zero.

If it's determined that there are no certificates in place, RTCPeerConnection.generateCertificate() is called to create a new certificate; we provide a fulfillment handler which adds a new array containing the one newly-created certificate to the current configuration and passes it to setConfiguration() to add the certificate to the connection.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers
The definition of 'getConfiguration()' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
getConfigurationChrome Full support 70Edge Full support 15Firefox Full support 22IE No support NoOpera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes Promise-based version.
No support 37 — 43
Safari Full support 11WebView Android Full support 70Chrome Android Full support 70Firefox Android Full support 44Opera Android Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes Promise-based version.
No support 37 — 43
Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support 6.0

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See also