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Requirements for an End-to-End Session Identification in IP-Based Multimedia Communication Networks (RFC7206)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236774D
Original Publication Date: 2014-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-May-15
Document File: 30 page(s) / 29K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

P. Jones: AUTHOR [+5]


IP-based multimedia communication systems like SIP [1] and H.323 [2] have the concept of a "call identifier" that is globally unique. The identifier is intended to represent an end-to-end communication session from the originating device to the terminating device. Such an identifier is useful for troubleshooting, session tracking, and so forth.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                          P. Jones Request for Comments: 7206                                  G. Salgueiro Category: Informational                                          J. Polk ISSN: 2070-1721                                            Cisco Systems                                                                 L. Liess                                                         Deutsche Telekom                                                                H. Kaplan                                                                   Oracle                                                                 May 2014

            Requirements for an End-to-End Session Identifier              in IP-Based Multimedia Communication Networks


   This document specifies the requirements for an end-to-end session    identifier in IP-based multimedia communication networks.  This    identifier would enable endpoints, intermediate devices, and    management and monitoring systems to identify a session end-to-end    across multiple SIP devices, hops, and administrative domains.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   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).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see 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/rfc7206.

 Jones, et al.                 Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7206         Requirements for End-to-End Session ID         May 2014

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