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Setting up a SIP phone with SDF VoIP
SDF Voice over Internet Protocol Telephony is a service
feature available to the ARPA,
META and Validated
USERS membership levels.
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
- Bria Solo (formerly 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 and up (including Android 10) handsets have native
- Built-in client on Nokia phones and tablets (N810)
Mac OS X
All SIP clients must have at least 3 bits of information:
- MicroSIP Open Source SIP client for Windows
Please see the client instructions
page for specific client instructions.
Voicemail messages will be automatically mailed to your SDF email address in
Want to call the public switched telephone network? Read the info here
- 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,
"email@example.com" 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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