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Re: [Ekiga-list] how to bypass SIP server and call a computer directly?

Subject: Re: [Ekiga-list] how to bypass SIP server and call a computer directly?
From: Joe Wells
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2008 08:09:31 +0000
"Rene Bartsch" <[email protected]> writes:

>> "michel memeteau" <[email protected]> writes:
>>
>>> I think putting [email protected] will work.
>>
>> Thanks for this information!
>>
>> Testing seems to indicate that [email protected], IPADDRESS,
>> sip:[email protected], and sip:IPADDRESS all seem to work similarly.
>>
>> What is the rule here?  It seems that the âsip:â prefix is the
>> default and can be omitted.  What is used for the part to the left
>> of the â@â when it is omitted?
>
> Depends on the receiver. The syntax is <user>@<host>:<port>. When
> using standard ports, you don't need <port> (defaults to
> 5060). <host> is either domain or IP. Some soft- and especially
> hardphones demand for a <user> while others don't.

What does Ekiga do with a user name on an incoming call?  Just ignore
it?

What happens in general when the user name is left out?

> The AVM Fritzboxd is much more special as it only calls callees with
> a SRV record. But often <ip> only works.
>
> But there's one special case in Ekiga. Alphanumeric addresses are
> interpreted as "sip:" while numeric-only addresses are interpreted
> as ENUM addresses.

Thanks for this info!

Does this mean that â1234â is equivalent to âenum:1234â?  Is there
some standard prefix like âenum:â that is used for ENUM addresses?

-- 
Joe

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