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Adrian Georgescu, 01/10/2009 01:10 pm

= Testing the client =

Included with the library, a set of command line tools are available for setting up audio, Instant Messaging and file transfer sessions, publish and subscribe to presence or other type of events

The command line tools require the presence of a configuration file ~/.sipclient/config.ini that contains at least one SIP account. Each SIP account definition contains the credentials and other settings.

You need a SIP account from a service provider or to setup your own SIP infrastructure using the following elements:

A SIP account with all SIP SIMPLE client features can be obtained for free from http://sip2sip.info


To operate, the client requires a configuration file with. At a minimum the SIP credentials should be defined. For a full description of the configuration file and its settings is available in the [wiki:SipConfiguration Configuration] chapter.

Command line tools:

  • [wiki:sip_register sip_register] - REGISTER a SIP end-point with a SIP Registrar
  • [wiki:sip_rtp_audio_session sip_audio_session] - Setup a voice audio session (Voice over IP)
  • [wiki:sip_msrp_im_session sip_im_session] - Setup IM session and File transfer using MSRP protocol
  • [wiki:sip_message sip_message] - Send/receive text in page mode using SIP MESSAGE method
  • [wiki:sip_publish_presence sip_publish_presence] - PUBLISH presence to a SIP Presence Agent
  • [wiki:sip_subscribe_presence sip_subscribe_presence] - SUBSCRIBE to presence information
  • [wiki:sip_subscribe_winfo sip_subscribe_winfo] - SUBSCRIBE to watcher list on a SIP Presence Agent
  • [wiki:sip_subscribe_rls sip_subscribe_rls] - SUBSCRIBE to lists managed by Resource List Server
  • [wiki:xcapclient xcapclient] - PUT/GET/DELETE full or partial documents on an XCAP server
  • [wiki:xcap_pres_rules xcap_pres_rules] - Manage content of pres-rules XCAP document
  • [wiki:xcap_rls_services] - Manage content of RLS services XCAP document