Two of the important things missing from SER have been simple ways of creating a scalable and redundant SIP infrastructure using only SER as software components. Why? Because such features are important elements of any SIP infrastructure. There has been resistance from many: “This should be up to each system administrator, as each has own […]
Archives for January 2007
Who is SER for, episode II
There’s currently a very interesting thread going on on the serdev mailing list: Dragos, one of the OpenIMScore developers, picked up one of my previous posts and wrote a long post about his experiences using SER for his project. Dragos’ post has spawned a long discussion in multiple threads (split by me) that covers the […]
Domain-trouble, stupid me… or ser_ctl, serctl, and sercmd!
I played around with upcoming SER 2.0, using sercmd as a tool, as well as inserting records into sql tables directly (as I used to with 0.9.x). The domain module complained loudly that it couldn’t find my domains, even though they were there, I saw them in the sql table!! Well, beware, with the introduction […]
Who is SER for?
Is SER a SIP server reserved for professionals? Is the configuration language of ser.cfg so complex that SIP novices should stay away? Should we post a sign at the iptel.org entrance: “Beginners, please go to asterisk.org”? These kind of questions cropped up in a serdev thread that started out with how to handle user locations […]
So, you want to try SER 2.0 (aka Ottendorf)?
SER 2.0 (codenamed Ottendorf) is technically quite ready for prime time. It has been extensively tested, and people report very good stability. So, you may want to start looking at it! But how togo about it? Good to know: Many important things like TCP, timers, database model etc have been done from scratch, so this […]