[SIP Beyond VoIP] SylkServer and SIP Server

Adrian Georgescu ag at ag-projects.com
Mon Sep 17 11:44:52 CEST 2012

On Sep 17, 2012, at 11:37 AM, Gary Shergill wrote:

> Hi SylkServer Community,
> I've recently installed an instance of SylkServer 2.0.0 on Ubuntu 12.04.
> I have also installed on separate machines Kamailio, for the SIP
> Server, and Openfire, for the XMPP server.
> I was wondering two things please;
> 1. Which SIP Server do you recommend? The only options I found for SIP
> Servers with SIP IM were OpenSIPS and Kamailio. May I ask which SIP
> Server SylkServer was tested with?

We have tested it against OpenSIPS. But there is no reasons why any other server would not work.

> 2. How do I point SylkServer to the SIP Server? I edited config.ini
> and added the IP of the SIP Server under [SIP] and local_ip but I'm

Local IP indicates the IP address where SylkServer is listening to for SIP traffic. Unless you know what you are doing and why do not change it.

You can force all outgoing packets through a SIP server at your choice by configuring the outbound_proxy setting.

; If set all outbound SIP requests will be sent through this SIP proxy
; outbound_proxy =

> not sure that's correct (I am unable to log in using the SIP
> credentials to a softphone such as Bria.

Bria or any other SIP client must register against the SIP server responsible for the domain of its configured account , not against SylkServer. SylkServer sits behind a SIP Proxy, all routing and authentication must be done by the SIP Proxy.

> Thank you for your help.
> Kind Regards,
> Gary Shergill
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