[VoiceOps] Billing of Forwarded Calls

anorexicpoodle anorexicpoodle at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 16:47:33 EST 2009

Yep turning on authentication authenticates invites and byes, I was
mistaken about the cancel. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to be a config
option with any granularity to it, simply on or off per connection.

On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 16:36 -0500, Alex Balashov wrote:
> I think the problem is some of the CPE can only handle static IP-to-IP 
> SIP trunks - no UAC capable of answering 407 challenges or doing 
> registration, which often go hand in hand.
> Also, BYEs and CANCELs should not be authenticated;  that's silly, 
> they're already anchored to dialogs for which there is known state. 
> Only initial INVITEs.  Can you really not change that in the Metaswitch?
> anorexicpoodle wrote:
> > Actually depending on how you have constructed your trunk in Metaswitch
> > you can indeed authenticate the call, just turn on the SIP
> > Authentication required flag in the configured SIP binding for your
> > trunk. Be aware this will force it to authenticate invite, cancel and
> > bye messages so this may be undesirable but it will certainly get you
> > what you need.
> > 
> > Given the scope of your problem though you know who is originating the
> > call since it would be coming from a configured sip binding, are the
> > billing records Metaswitch produces insufficient for this? 

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