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<chapter>

	<title>&adminguide;</title>

	<section>
	<title>Overview</title>
	<para>
		The module exports utility functions to work with position inside the
		SIP message buffer.
	</para>
	<para>
		Among them are function to add or remove content at a specific position.
	</para>
	</section>
	<section>
	<title>Dependencies</title>
	<section>
		<title>&kamailio; Modules</title>
		<para>
		The following modules must be installed (but not loaded) to use this module:
			<itemizedlist>
			<listitem>
			<para>
				<emphasis>none</emphasis>.
			</para>
			</listitem>
			</itemizedlist>
		</para>
	</section>
	<section>
		<title>External Libraries or Applications</title>
		<para>
		The following libraries or applications must be installed before running
		&kamailio; with this module loaded:
			<itemizedlist>
			<listitem>
			<para>
				<emphasis>none</emphasis>.
			</para>
			</listitem>
			</itemizedlist>
		</para>
	</section>
	</section>

	<section>
	<title>Parameters</title>
	<section id="posops.p.idx0">
		<title><varname>idx0</varname> (int)</title>
		<para>
			The value to return by functions seeking a position when the index
			is 0 (note: returning 0 is stopping the execution of configuration
			file like 'exit', but for KEMI usage it is ok).
		</para>
		<para>
		<emphasis>
			Default value is -255.
		</emphasis>
		</para>
		<example>
		<title>Set <varname>idx0</varname> parameter</title>
		<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
modparam("posops", "idx0", -200)
...
</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>
	</section>

	<section>
	<title>Functions</title>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_append">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_append(idx, val)</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Append the value val after the position idx in the SIP message buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be an integer value or a variable holding an integer. If
			the value is negative, the position is counted from the end of the buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The val can be a static string or variables.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_append()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
pos_append("100", "kamailio-$si");
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_insert">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_insert(idx, val)</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Insert the value val at the position idx in the SIP message buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be an integer value or a variable holding an integer. If
			the value is negative, the position is counted from the end of the buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The val can be a static string or variables.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_insert()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
pos_insert("100", "kamailio-$si");
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_rm">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_rm(idx, len)</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Remove len characters starting at the position idx in the SIP message buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be an integer value or a variable holding an integer. If
			the value is negative, the position is counted from the end of the buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be a positive integer value or a variable holding a positive
			integer.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_rm()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
pos_insert("100", "10");
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_headers_start">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_headers_start()</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the position in the message buffer where headers start.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_headers_start()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(pos) = pos_headers_start();
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_headers_end">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_headers_end()</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the position in the message buffer where headers end.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_headers_end()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(pos) = pos_headers_end();
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_body_start">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_body_start()</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the position in the message buffer where body starts.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_body_start()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(pos) = pos_body_start();
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_body_end">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_body_end()</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the position in the message buffer where body ends.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_body_end()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(pos) = pos_body_end();
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_find_str">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_find_str(idx, val)</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the position of the val in message buffer starting at idx. In
			case of not finding it or error, the return code is negative. If
			val is at index 0, it returns the value specified by modparam idx0.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be an integer value or a variable holding an integer. If
			the value is negative, the position is counted from the end of the buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The val can be a static string or variables.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_find_str()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(idx) = pos_find_str("100", "kamailio");
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_findi_str">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_findi_str(idx, val)</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the position of the val (matching case insensitive) in message
			buffer starting at idx. In case of not finding it or error, the return
			code is negative. If val is at index 0, it returns the value specified
			by modparam idx0.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be an integer value or a variable holding an integer. If
			the value is negative, the position is counted from the end of the buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The val can be a static string or variables.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_findi_str()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(idx) = pos_findi_str("100", "kamailio");
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_rfind_str">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_rfind_str(idx, val)</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the last position of the val in message buffer starting at idx
			(reverse search). In case of not finding it or error, the return code
			is negative. If val is at index 0, it returns the value specified
			by modparam idx0.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be an integer value or a variable holding an integer. If
			the value is negative, the position is counted from the end of the buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The val can be a static string or variables.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_find_str()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(idx) = pos_rfind_str("100", "kamailio");
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
		<section id="posops.f.pos_rfindi_str">
			<title>
				<function moreinfo="none">pos_rfindi_str(idx, val)</function>
			</title>
			<para>
			Return the last position of the val (matching case insensitive) in message
			buffer starting at idx (reverse search). In case of not finding it
			or error, the return code is negative. If val is at index 0, it
			returns the value specified by modparam idx0.
			</para>
			<para>
			The idx can be an integer value or a variable holding an integer. If
			the value is negative, the position is counted from the end of the buffer.
			</para>
			<para>
			The val can be a static string or variables.
			</para>
			<para>
			This function can be used from ANY_ROUTE.
			</para>
			<example>
				<title><function>pos_rfindi_str()</function> usage</title>
				<programlisting format="linespecific">
...
$var(idx) = pos_rfindi_str("100", "kamailio");
...
				</programlisting>
			</example>
		</section>
	</section>

</chapter>