[VoiceOps] Preventing random SIP connections to handsets
caalvarez at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 15:38:55 EST 2015
Are you employing application layer filtering, or are you simply blocking
port 5060? We're not being hit on 5060, but random high ports. And we
need to allow internet access so features on the phone display that are
outside our network will continue to work.
On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 1:35 PM, Robert Johnson <robert.j at bendtel.com>
> On 11/20/2015 12:14 PM, Carlos Alvarez wrote:
> > We're starting to see customers who get random arbitrary ringing caused
> > a random connection attempt from the internet. Most of our customers
> > Cisco routers with full-cone NAT, so it's easy to do that. We don't
> > reinvite handsets, we proxy the media, so we've considered using
> > NAT instead. If we can figure out how, we can't find any documentation
> > how to do it, and don't have a response to our Cisco TAC case on it yet.
> > But I figured I'd ask if others have come up with better solutions. I
> > there are a few authentication options in the phones themselves, but they
> > seem to vary greatly by vendor and even by model. I like to do things as
> > simply and system-wide as possible. We primarily sell Grandstream, and
> > support Cisco/Linksys SPA as well as Polycom IP series (not VVX).
> > We're an Asterisk-based hosted service provider.
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> This may be dependent upon the Cisco router in question, but when we
> deploy routers we always set the ACL to only allow SIP communications
> from our SBC. - When customers provide their own, we recommend the same
> Robert Johnson
> BendTel, Inc.
> Central Oregon's Own Telephone and Internet Service Provider
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