The Session Initiation Protocol


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The Session Initiation Protocol
1010500 The Session Initiation ProtocolThe Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a text-based protocol based on the model of the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP), which underpins the Web. This means it is based on a number of core principles that it shares with HTTP, stateless operation, client/server architecture, and text-based implementation being among the key ones. In fitting with the general principles of protocol development in the Internet Engineering Task Force, SIP is dedicated to one taskā€”that of setting up and managing sessions, whatever the session may be. It was designed to be a part of the overall IETF multimedia data and control architecture shown in
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Richard Swale; Daniel Collins,: Carrier-Grade VoIP, Third Edition. The Session Initiation Protocol, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export