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Kamailio Admin Book

Book Title: SIP Routing with Kamailio

Authors: Daniel-Constantin Mierla and Elena-Ramona Modroiu

Status: writing the book was finished in January 2015, being now in the process to review the content for language errors.

Purchasing: the PDF file with the draft of the book can be now bought via Paypal at a price of 51Euro. If you buy the draft, you will receive the PDF with the final version of the book at no extra cost. If you are interested to buy the draft, send an email to:

  •  <books [at] asipto.com> 

Note that the price might be different (higher) when the book is ready for publishing.

About the authors: after publishing the online Kamailio Development book along with other free tutorials on the web (e.g., Kamailio core cookbooks, integration with Asterisk or FreeSwitch, usage in IPv6 networks), Daniel-Constantin Mierla and Elena-Ramona Modroiu, co-founders of Kamailio SIP Server project and members of Asipto VoIP consultancy team, wrote a dedicated commercial book for Kamailio administrators, targeting to speed up getting started phase.

About the book: the book is in English, written in standard A4 format, to allow straightforward self-printing in original format or making booklets with two pages per side. Also, long configuration lines in examples are easier to read. The technical details are:

  • page size A4
  • text font 12px
  • examples font 10px or 11px
  • colorful content (titles, diagrams, screenshots)

The book has over 320 pages, excluding the cover page and table of content. You can see the current table of the content at:

Shortly, there are 26 chapters written, containing a short overview of SIP, approaching the architecture of Kamailio, configuration file structure, presentation of default configuration file and several common use cases such as authentication, authorization, accounting, registration and location services, NAT traversal. Special chapters are dedicated to troubleshooting and security when deploying VoIP platforms using Kamailio.

Kamailio is a framework for building real time communication platform, the first edition of the book is not presenting in details many of its typical use cases, but it has a chapter that collects references on how to do it. Future editions will include new detailed chapters for such use cases.

Future Editions: Asipto and the authors will provide periodically updates about the book. Watch our web site for news or follow us on twitter at @asipto and Daniel-Constantin Mierla at @miconda.

We hope the book will be useful for many of you and will speed up understanding how to use Kamailio!