Completion of Calls for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) (RFC6910)
Original Publication Date: 2013-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2013-Apr-16
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
D. Worley: AUTHOR [+4]
The Completion of Calls (CC) feature allows the caller of a failed call to have the call completed without having to make a new call attempt while guessing when the callee becomes available. When the caller requests the use of the CC feature, the callee will be monitored for its availability. When the callee becomes available, the callee will be given a certain time frame for initiating a call. If the callee does not initiate a new call within this time frame, then the caller will be recalled. When the caller accepts the CC recall, then a CC call to the callee will automatically start. If several callers have requested the CC feature on the same callee, they will be recalled in a predefined order, which is usually the order in which they have requested the CC feature.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) D. Worley Request for Comments: 6910 Ariadne Internet Services, Inc. Category: Standards Track M. Huelsemann ISSN: 2070-1721 R. Jesske Deutsche Telekom D. Alexeitsev TeleFLASH April 2013
Completion of Calls for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
The "completion of calls" feature defined in this specification allows the caller of a failed call to be notified when the callee becomes available to receive a call.
For the realization of a basic solution without queuing, this document references the usage of the dialog event package (RFC 4235) that is described as 'Automatic Redial' in "Session Initiation Protocol Service Examples" (RFC 5359).
For the realization of a more comprehensive solution with queuing, this document introduces an architecture for implementing these features in the Session Initiation Protocol where "completion of calls" implementations associated with the caller's and callee's endpoints cooperate to place the caller's request for completion of calls into a queue at the callee's endpoint; when a caller's request is ready to be serviced, re-attempt of the original, failed call is then made.
The architecture is designed to interoperate well with existing completion of calls solutions in other networks.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6910.
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RFC 6910 Completion of Calls April 2013
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