Locating Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Servers in a Dual-Stack IP Network, September 2016
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- RFC 3263
- O. Johansson
D. Worley, Ed.
- sipcore (art)
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RFC 3263 defines how a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) implementation, given a SIP Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), should locate the next-hop SIP server using Domain Name System (DNS) procedures. As SIP networks increasingly transition from IPv4-only to dual-stack, a quality user experience must be ensured for dual- stack SIP implementations. This document updates the DNS procedures described in RFC 3263 for dual-stack SIP implementations in preparation for forthcoming specifications for applying "Happy Eyeballs" principles to SIP.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.