[asterisk-users] Re: Can you explain why multiple registration
isan important (missing) feature ?
cguy at bigpond.net.au
Wed Sep 20 08:21:35 MST 2006
I'm interested, too in how to accomplish this. I have tried earlier today
with a Snom360 to register it using its mac address as the authentication
username. I can't seem to get it to work (hopefully I'm just doing
My sip.conf (asterisk 1.2.12) looks something like:
auth=000413242fff:secret at asterisk
With this the handset registers itself with asterisk, however I don't think
it is working as I can change the username and password without affecting
the registration on the handset. If I try and set secret=secret, or
md5secret= then asterisk refuses to register the handset with a
'Registration from ... failed for ... - Username/auth name mismatch' How
can I specify the authentication username in sip.conf?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tomislav Parčina" <tparcina at lama.hr>
To: "Asterisk Users Mailing List - Non-Commercial Discussion"
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Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 2:31 PM
Subject: [asterisk-users] Re: Can you explain why multiple registration isan
important (missing) feature ?
In article <450AA905.10509 at fnords.org>, eric at fnords.org says...
> And there is your problem. Using the extension as the SIP User ID does
> not scale, is confusing, and limits your thinking about devices and
> extensions. There are several reasons this is a bad idea. Multiple
> extension numbers ringing on the same device / line appearance is the
> most common.
> We use the MAC address of the device as the SIP User ID. We append a
> -a, -b, -c, etc to the MAC address for each line appearance. This does
> not work well for Softphone, but since All Softphones Suck(TM), we don't
> really care about this limitation.
> Users seldom need to know their SIP User ID.
Can you please tell me more about this. I don't follow you weary well. I
understand that we need to treat phone and users different, but I don't
thing that is easy to do with Asterisk 1.2. Maybe something will change, but
Lama Computers Split
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SIP: tomo at pbx.lama.hr
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