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Megaco Protocol Version 1.0 (RFC3015)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-17

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

F. Cuervo: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

This document defines the protocol used between elements of a physically decomposed multimedia gateway, i.e. a Media Gateway and a Media Gateway Controller. The document is common text with ITU-T Recommendation H.248 and is a result of applying the changes in RFC 2886 to the text of RFC 2885.

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Network Working Group F. Cuervo Request for Comments: 3015 N. Greene Obsoletes: 2885, 2886 A. Rayhan Category: Standards Track Nortel Networks

C. Huitema Microsoft Corporation B. Rosen

Marconi

J. Segers Lucent Technologies

November 2000

Megaco Protocol Version 1.0

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This document defines the protocol used between elements of a physically decomposed multimedia gateway, i.e. a Media Gateway and a Media Gateway Controller. The document is common text with ITU-T Recommendation H.248 and is a result of applying the changes in RFC 2886 to the text of RFC 2885.

The protocol presented in this document meets the requirements for a media gateway control protocol as presented in RFC 2805.

Cuervo, et al. Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 3015 Megaco Protocol Version 1.0 November 2000

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SCOPE........................................................ 6 2. REFERENCES................................................... 6 2.1 Normative references................................... 6

2.2 Informative references................................. 9 3. DEFINITIONS.................................................. 10 4. ABBREVIATIONS................................................ 11 5. CONVENTIONS.................................................. 11 6. CONNECTION MODEL............................................. 11 6.1 Contexts............................................... 14 6.1.1 Context Attributes and Descriptors........... 15

6.1.2 Creating, Deleting and Modifying Contexts.... 15 6.2 Terminations........................................... 15 6.2.1 Termination Dynamics......................... 16 6.2.2 TerminationIDs............................... 17 6.2.3 Packages..................................... 17 6.2.4 Termination Properties and Descriptors....... 18

6.2.5 Root Termination............................. 21 7. COMMANDS..................................................... 21 7.1 Descriptors............................................ 22 7.1.1 Specifying Parameters........................ 22 7.1.2 Modem Descriptor............................. 23 7.1.3 Multiplex Descriptor......................... 23 7.1.4 Media Descriptor............................. 24 7.1.5 Termination State Descriptor................. 24 7.1.6 Stream Descriptor............................ 25 7.1.7 LocalControl Descriptor...................... 26 7.1.8 Local and Remote Descriptors..................