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The Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) Bulk Audit Package (RFC3624)

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Original Publication Date: 2003-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Nov-18
Document File: 20 page(s) / 35K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

B. Foster: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

The base Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) includes audit commands that only allow a Call Agent to audit endpoint and/or connection state one endpoint at a time. This document describes a new MGCP package for bulk auditing of a group of gateway endpoints. It allows a Call Agent to determine the endpoint naming convention, the list of instantiated endpoints as well connection and endpoint state for the group of endpoints.

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Network Working Group B. Foster

Request for Comments: 3624 D. Auerbach

Category: Informational F. Andreasen

Cisco Systems

November 2003

The Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) Bulk Audit Package

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003). All Rights Reserved.

IESG Note

This document is being published for the information of the

community. It describes a non-IETF protocol that is currently being

deployed in a number of products. Implementers should be aware of

RFC 3015, which was developed in the IETF Megaco Working Group and

the ITU-T SG16, and which is considered by the IETF and the ITU-T to

be the standards-based (including reviewed security considerations)

way to meet the needs that MGCP was designed to address.

Abstract

The base Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) includes audit

commands that only allow a Call Agent to audit endpoint and/or

connection state one endpoint at a time. This document describes a

new MGCP package for bulk auditing of a group of gateway endpoints.

It allows a Call Agent to determine the endpoint naming convention,

the list of instantiated endpoints as well connection and endpoint

state for the group of endpoints.

Foster, et al. Informational [Page 1]

RFC 3624 MGCP Bulk Audit Package November 2003

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2. Bulk Audit Package. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2.1. Package Definition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2.1.1. Package Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

2.1.2. Bulk Auditing of Non-persistent Virtual

Endpoints. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

2.1.3. Package Specific Return Codes. . . . . . . . . . 12

2.2. Examples of Package Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

2.2.1. Endpoint List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

2.2.2. Connection Count List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

2.2.3. Connection Mode List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

2.2.4. Endpoint State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

3. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

4. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

5. References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

6. Authors' Addresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

7. Full Copyright Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

1. Introduction

The reader is assumed to be familiar with the base MGCP protocol [3].

The base Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) [3] includes audit

commands that only allow a Call Agent to audit an endpoint and/or a

connection state, one endpoint at a time. This document describes a

new MGCP package for bulk auditing of a group of gateway endpoints.

It allows a Call Agent to determine the endpoint naming convention,

to determine the list of instantiated endpoints, and to determ...