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Setting up a SIP phone with SDF VoIP
SDF Voice over Internet Protocol Telephony is a service
feature available to ARPA
members. It allows an SDF user to make voice and video calls to
other SDF users and to linked Telephony services via a SIP client
on a 3G or WIFI cellphone, WIFI enabled mobile device, or an
SDF VoIP set up and server configuration can be accessed via 'maint' at
the shell ('maint' -> v -> p).
Below is a list of known-to-work sip
clients, and general
instructions on configuring and setting up a SIP client.
There may also be client-specific
instructions as well.
Wikipedia also has a list of notable SIP
Tested SIP Hardware
Routers (with SIP capabilities)
Analog Phone Adaptor
- Linphone for iOS, Android, and Linux
- X-Lite Windows, Mac OS X - Desktop Client
- Blink Windows, Mac OS X, Linux - Desktop Client
- Ekiga Windows and Linux - Supports Video
- Unlocked 2.3 (Gingerbread), 4.0 (ICS), 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 (Jelly Bean), and 4.4 (KitKat) handsets have native SIP support
- Fring on the Apple iPhone, iPod, iPad
- Built-in client on Nokia phones and tablets (N810)
Mac OS X
All SIP clients must have at least 3 bits of information:
Please see the client instructions
page for specific client instructions.
- The "username" used for authentication. Currently, the
extension is a series of numbers such as "6000". A directory of
users is also available. The assigned extension will be given in
an email. Do not use your SDF username.
- This may also be known as the server to connect with. Use
sip.sdf.org as the server; use the default port of
5060/udp. Please note: some clients infer the domain from
the extension. In this case, the extension will be in the form of
"extension@domain", or "sip:extension@domain"; eg,
"firstname.lastname@example.org" would be a valid username that includes the
- This is the password used to authenticate to the SIP server. This
will be provided in the email as well, but may change very soon
in the future. The password can be reset via the maint command.
This tutorial is far from complete. Wanna make it better? Edit it!
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