[asterisk-users] what is a SIP invite, and who can issue them?

Joshua Colp jcolp at digium.com
Wed Jul 6 04:14:02 CDT 2016

thufir wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:38:53 -0300, Joshua Colp wrote:
>> An INVITE is a request to set up a session, commonly referred to as a
>> call. Anything supporting SIP to establish calls uses INVITE to do so.
>> It's equivalent to picking up the phone and dialing a number.
> an INVITE would never be sent unless a call, or other communication with
> an endpoint, was being attempted?


Joshua Colp
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