RFC 6337

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Usage of the Offer/Answer Model, August 2011

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
S. Okumura
T. Sawada
P. Kyzivat
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC6337

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Abstract

The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) utilizes the offer/answer model to establish and update multimedia sessions using the Session Description Protocol (SDP). The description of the offer/answer model in SIP is dispersed across multiple RFCs. This document summarizes all the current usages of the offer/answer model in SIP communication. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.