[asterisk-users] How does deny/permit work in sip.conf?

Bruce Ferrell bferrell at baywinds.org
Fri Aug 6 10:21:43 CDT 2010

On 08/06/2010 07:45 AM, Frank Church wrote:
> I have been seeing some attempts to register devices on my Asterisk
> and I want to reconfigure it so that devices will be registered only
> if they are from the correct address, ie
> I thought using a config like
> deny=
> permit=
> but it is not working the way I thought?
> Does that need a host=static.ip entry to work, rather than the
> deny/permit option?
> Does using a host=dynamic setting override any deny/permit and
> port=5060 options?
> Does being a peer or a user make a difference here?
I had this same problem once.  host=<ip address>  or host=dynamic if you
want to use permit/deny.  Permit/deny and host=dynamic allows a sip peer
or user to have a range of addresses.

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