Session Initiation Protocol (SIP): Locating SIP Servers, June 2002
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2543
- Updated by:
- RFC 7984
- J. Rosenberg
- sip (rai)
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The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) uses DNS procedures to allow a client to resolve a SIP Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) into the IP address, port, and transport protocol of the next hop to contact. It also uses DNS to allow a server to send a response to a backup client if the primary client has failed. This document describes those DNS procedures in detail. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.