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SIP/SIMPLE-XMPP Developer Workshop in Paris

July 15th, 2008 Posted in News Tags: , , , ,

INRIA, French National Research Network in Computer Science is hosting an workshop dedicated to SIP/SIMPLE-XMPP Interoperability. The event aims to bring together people with large expertise in both protocols, interested in development, testing and deployment of SIP/SIMPLE-XMPP solutions.

ASIPTO is part of the organizing team, Daniel-Constantin Mierla leading also the XMPP interoperability development for OPENSER.

The workshop takes place between September 2 and 5, 2008, in Paris, France.

Read more details here…

eLearning updates – configuration file channel

July 8th, 2008 Posted in News Tags: , , , ,

Just about two months and a half since eLearning channel for OPENSER configuration file was launched, a broad number of topics were approached:

  • introduction of configuration file structure
  • overview of SIP message execution flow
  • complete walk-through default configuration file
  • debug options
  • main routing blocks elements
  • all about assignment operations, tips and tricks
  • configuration file flags: per transaction, branch and script
  • r-uri management – best options and available alternatives to handle the request URI
  • config file statements: if, switch and while

Each document includes many examples to make easier the understanding of concepts and real word usage. With a rate of introducing couple documents and topics per week, the knowledge base of the channel is growing rapidly.

The eLearning channel offers full range of collaborative tools: forum, wiki, chat rooms, document uploading, allowing open discussions and easy interaction within the groups.

You can register now for OPENSER configuration file eLearning channel here.

See more details about eLearning programs here.

Remarks: AsteriskTag and LinuxTag 2008

June 4th, 2008 Posted in News Tags: ,

The Open Source week in Berlin has ended. During May 26 – 31, AsteriskTag and LinuxTag events took place at ICC/Messe Berlin.

I must say the AsteriskTag was a high quality event, with presentations from Nenad Corbic of Sangoma, Mark Spencer of Asterisk/Digium, Kevin Fleming of Astrerisk/Digium, Diana Cionoiu of Yate/NullTeam, Daniel-Constantin Mierla of OPENSER/ASIPTO.com, Olle E. Johansson of Asterisk/Edvina.net. Jay Phillips of Adhearsion, Phil Zimmermann of PGP/Zphone, plus many others. See more details at:


I collected some photos and created an album:


ASIPTO’s presentation focused on scalability – how OPENSER can help you scale ASTERISK-based deployments. You can find the slides at:


From 28th of May was the LinuxTag exhibition and conference. I visited the first two days. The event was larger than last year, with same big share of Linux or BSD based distributions, good representation of Sun with OpenSolaris, booth for OpenOffice.org, Oracle brought their Linux operating system.

OPENSER Workshop, Berlin, May 26-27

May 20th, 2008 Posted in News Tags:

ASIPTO, Daniel-Constantin Mierla and Elena-Ramona Modroiu will present two sessions at Asterisk Tag Conference, Berlin, Germany, May 26-27, 2008.

The Asterisk Tag Conference gathers an important group of VoIP personalities, including Mark Spencer, the creator of Asterisk and founder of Digium, Kevin P. Fleming of Asterisk/Digium, Olle E. Johansson of Asterisk/Edvina, Jay Phillips of Adhearsion, Phil Zimmermann of PGP, Nenad Corbic of Sangoma.

The event hosts two presentations related to OPENSER. In the first day, starting with 4:00pm, will be Asterisk and OpenSER – blending together for scalability. The main focus will be how to plug OPENSER to scales Asterisk-based services.

The next day will be a two hours workshop dedicated to OPENSER. The target is to reveal where OPENSER fits in IP communication services, Voice over IP and beyond, and to give the starting point to use it.

After this event follows the Linux Tag Conference, in the same city. If you want to meet us in Berlin, please contact us at:


OPENSER Meeting, Vienna, May 24

May 16th, 2008 Posted in News

ASIPTO and SIPWISE are organizing OPENSER Social Networking Event in Vienna, Austria, May 24, 2008, 19:30 at Plutzer Brau:


Among the participants that confirmed the presence:

– Elena-Ramona Modroiu, co-founder OpenSER, http://www.asipto.com
– Andreas Granig, developer OpenSER, http://www.sipwise.com
– Daniel-Constantin Mierla, co-founder OpenSER, http://www.asipto.com

The primary goal of the event is to strengthen the relations within community and give opportunity to network for collaboration and business. Participation to any of these events is free, everybody pays for its expenses. Anyone interested in OpenSER, SIP or VoIP in general is welcome to join. Contact us to reserve your seat:


Barcelona2008 Meeting Remarks

May 12th, 2008 Posted in News Tags: ,

The event organized by ASIPTO and Voztelecom on the 6th of May gathered about 20 people from the Spanish VoIP community working with OPENSER and Asterisk.

Wine, beer, food and atmosphere were delighting, as usual in Spain. A nice opportunity to meet for first time people we know from the OPENSER project community like Inaki Baz Castillo, Alberto Sagredo, Victor Pascual Avilla, Pascual Maugeri, but also old friends Jesus, Gines, Elias. Asterisk project was strongly represented by Olle E. Johansson, Nacho Cabrera and Sergio Serrano.

Some other details at:


Photos at:


ECH-OCF eLearning Channel Launched

April 29th, 2008 Posted in News

The eLearning channel for OPENSER Configuration File has started, Apr 28, 2008.

The target of the course is to:

– present the structure of the OpenSER configuration file

– guideline the design and implementation of a configuration file

– reveal insights of OpenSER that boost the performances by just using in the right sequence the statements in the configuration file

– provide tips and tricks you can use in a configuration file

– configuration file maintenance and upgrade

– how to upgrade to new versions and still be able to roll back quickly if something goes wrong

From a technical point of view, the course will approach topics of how you should design the configuration file and use properly components such as:

  • global parameters
  • module settings
  • routing blocks
  • decisional statements
  • core functions
  • keywords
  • variables
  • transformations
  • config file flags

The course begins with the introduction of OPENSER, the architecture behind the configuration file, gradually going into complex aspects of SIP routing.

First week documents:

– SIP and VoIP Introduction

– About OPENSER in One Page

– OPENSER Quick Intro

– Config File Quick Intro 1

– OPENSER Step by Step Install Guide

For registration or more details, please contact us at:


OPENSER Meeting, Barcelona, May 6

April 27th, 2008 Posted in News

OPENSER Social Networking Event in Barcelona, Spain, May 6, 2008, 9:00PM at “Braseria El Glop”.


The primary goal of the meeting is to strengthen the relations within community and give opportunity to network for collaboration and business. Participation to any of these events is free, everybody pays for its expenses. Anyone interested in openser, sip or voip in general is welcome to join.

So far, about 10 persons have confirmed the presence:

– Danie-Constantin Mierla, co-founder OPENSER, http://www.asipto.com
– Olle E. Johansson, main Asterisk SIP developer, http://www.edvina.net
– Elena-Ramona Modroiu, co-founder OpenSER, http://www.asipto.com
– Jesus Rodriguez, developer OpenSER — FreeBSD packages maintainer, http://www.voztele.com
– Inaki Baz Castillo – OpenSER mailing list activist, VoIP consultant
– several other openser, wesip (http://www.wesip.com) and asterisk folks

If you need more details about location, Jesus Rodriguez can assist in English and Spanish. If you didn’t confirm yet, please write us before the end of this week if you plan to come and want to be sure a seat is reserved for you. Use the contact form:


SIP Masterclass, Barcelona, Spain

April 22nd, 2008 Posted in News

The Asterisk SIP Masterclass is a five days of advanced Asterisk and OpenSER SIP proxy training, focusing on how to make Asterisk work in a SIP network. The class assumes a good of knowledge about Asterisk, and is the best follow-up from the Asterisk Bootcamp or the Asterisk Masterclass by Edvina.

Date: May 5-9, 2008

Learn Asterisk, OPENSER and SIP from the main developers!

The training is sustained by the main Asterisk SIP developer, Olle E. Johansson and Daniel-Constatin Mierla, the OpenSER project co-founder and developer. They have many years of experience together, building VoIP networks and debugging all kinds of issues in the software, network and the SIP protocol. This is an unique opportunity to spend a week learning and working with these OpenSER, SIP and Asterisk gurus!

Many practical labs during a week in Barcelona, Spain

This class includes many practical labs. Feel free to bring your own equipment to the class – SIP phones, gateways, servers. We will have a classroom network filled with Asterisk servers, SIP proxies and devices to work with. It’s a good opportunity to test your devices!

Facts about the training

  • Teachers: Olle E. Johansson, Asterisk developer and Daniel-Constantin Mierla, OpenSER Developer
  • Material: Printed copies of training slides, The Asterisk Quick Reference Guide
  • Dates: May 5-9, 2008 (starting 10 AM Monday, ending 3 PM Friday)
  • Payment: All trainings are pre-paid. Register by e-mail to info@edvina.net .

More details at: edvina.net

ROSDEV2008 Summary

April 14th, 2008 Posted in News

Second edition of Romanian Open Source Development conference just closed. Comparing against the first edition, ROSDEV2008 it was double by size regarding number of speakers and participating projects. A good sign that Open Source gains more and more popularity in Romania. An important appearance were the members of Computer Science Department of Polytechnics University of Bucharest, an academic institution that can encourage students to get involved and advocate Open Source.

Elena-Ramona Modroiu was the coordinator of this edition and together with the other projects and organizations involved, brought out a successful event, broadcasted live on Internet. Videos and photos are available at:


The next day it was an applied seminar of VoIP, SIP and OPENSER, sustained by ASIPTO: