RFC 7415

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Rate Control, February 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7415.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
E. Noel
P. Williams
Stream:
IETF
Source:
soc (rai)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7415

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Abstract

The prevalent use of the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) in Next Generation Networks necessitates that SIP networks provide adequate control mechanisms to maintain transaction throughput by preventing congestion collapse during traffic overloads. A loss-based solution to remedy known vulnerabilities of the SIP 503 (Service Unavailable) overload control mechanism has already been proposed. Using the same signaling, this document proposes a rate-based control scheme to complement the loss-based control scheme.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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