[asterisk-users] Using MAC or extension number as SIP identifier
oza-4h07 at myamail.com
Thu Nov 20 10:49:40 CST 2008
2008/11/20 Philipp Kempgen <philipp.kempgen at amooma.de>
> Olivier schrieb:
> > For a long time, I was wondering if I should use MAC address instead of
> > Extension number to identify SIP endpoints (as I'm mostly not using
> > softphones).
> > Before diving into this, I wondered how people using MAC address are
> > CLI as it seems more natural and simple to type
> > "sip show peer 4566" as opposed to "sip show peer 00147F784512".
> > Is there something obvious I'm missing (auto-completion ? aliasing ? ...)
> SIP accounts are about users (not extensions or devices).
I would incline to say entries in sip.conf mostly relates to devices (hence
passwords which are automatically sent when devices register) and I agree
that SIP accounts are about users ...
> Philipp Kempgen
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