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README - converted to Kamailio

Olle E. Johansson authored on 18/01/2013 12:32:55
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-                 SIP Router (sip-router)
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-                http://www.sip-router.org/
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+                Welcome to Kamailio v4.0!
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+                http://www.kamailio.org/
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-I.   About SIP Router (sip-router)
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+I.   About Kamailio
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 II.  Feature List
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 III. Getting started
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 IV.  About the project
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 VI.  More Information
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-SIP Router (sip-router) is an industrial-strength, free VoIP server based 
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-on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP RFC3261). 
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+Kamailio is an industrial-strength, free server for realtime communication,
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+based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP RFC3261). 
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 It is engineered to power Realtime Communications such as IP telephony and presence 
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-infrastructures up to large scale.
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+infrastructures up to large scale. With embedded support for WebSockets, HTTP,
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+MSRP and XMLrpc as well as Json-rpc it's a modern server, up to date with current
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+standards.
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-The server keeps track of users, sets up multimedia sessions, relays instant 
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+Kamailio keeps track of users, sets up multimedia sessions, relays instant 
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 messages and creates space for new plug-in applications. Its proven interoperability 
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 guarantees seamless integration with components from other vendors, eliminating the 
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-risk of a single-vendor trap. SIP Router has successfully participated in various 
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+risk of a single-vendor trap. Kamailio has successfully participated in various 
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 interoperability tests in which it worked with the products 
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 of other leading SIP vendors.
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-The SIP Router software enables a flexible plug-in model for new applications: Third parties 
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+The Kamailio software enables a flexible plug-in model for new applications: Third parties 
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 can easily link their plug-ins with the server code and provide thereby advanced and
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 customized services. With a modern RPC interface, 3rd party application can integrate
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-and interact with services provided by SIP Router.
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+and interact with services provided by Kamailio.
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-SIP Router's performance and robustness allows it to serve millions of users and accommodate needs
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-of very large operators. With a low-cost dual-CPU, the SIP Router server is able to power 
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+Kamailio's performance and robustness allows it to serve millions of users and accommodate needs
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+of very large operators. With a low-cost dual-CPU, the Kamailio server is able to power 
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 IP telephony services in an area as large as the Bay Area during peak hours.
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-The SIP Router is extremely configurable to allow the creation of various routing and 
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+The Kamailio is extremely configurable to allow the creation of various routing and 
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 admission policies as well as setting up new and customized services. Its configurability 
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 allows it to serve many roles: network security barrier, presence server, application server, 
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 IMS server or PSTN gateway guard (Session Border Controller) for example.
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 II. Feature List
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-See http://www.sip-router.org/ for an updated feature list.
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+Please visit http://www.kamailio.org/ for the most up-to-date feature list.
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 Note that as features easily are added as modules, changes can occur quickly.
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-Most of SIP-router's features are implemented as plug-in modules. See 
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 our web site for a current list.
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 III. Getting started
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-The INSTALL document will guide you through the installation of sip-router. 
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-SIP-router is composed of a core and additional modules. For each module
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+The INSTALL document will guide you through the installation.
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+Kamailio is composed of a core and additional modules. For each module
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 there is a README with documentation on how to configure and use the 
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 module. These are available in each modules source code directory as well
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-as on the sip-router.org web site.
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 We recommend that you continue with reading README-MODULES and then the
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 document named INSTALL.
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-IV. About sip-router.org
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+IV. About kamailio.org
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-The SIP Router project was started during the fall of 2008 by developers from
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-the OpenSER project, recently renamed to Kamailio.org and SIP Express Router (SER)
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-from iptel.org. SIP Router is the result of a merge of the code base and years
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+The Kamailio project has roots in a line of projects starting with SIP Express
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+Router, then OpenSER and now Kamailio. A merge project was started during the fall
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+of 2008 by developers from the OpenSER project, recently renamed to Kamailio.org
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+and SIP Express Router (SER) from iptel.org. 
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+Kamailio is the result of a merge of the code base and years
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 of experience from both developer teams. In release 4.0, during the spring of 2013, the
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 merger of the products was completed and a unified product was released.
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-See http://www.sip-router.org/ for the story of SER, OpenSER/Kamailio and sip-router.org.
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+See http://www.sip-router.org/ for the story of SER, OpenSER/Kamailio and kamailio.org.
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 V. Obtaining Help
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-We offer best-effort free support for sip-router. "best-effort" means 
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 that we try to solve your problems via email as soon as we can, 
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 subject to available manpower. 
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 Most up-to-date information is always available at our website,
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 Particularly, it includes:
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 - administrator's guide