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sip:provider mr4.2.2 Released

We are excited to announce the general availability of sip:providerCE mr4.2.2 and sip:providerPRO mr4.2.2.

What’s the sip:provider platform?

sip:provider PRO Architecture Overview

The Sipwise sip:provider platform is a highly versatile open source based VoIP soft-switch for ISPs and ITSPs to serve large numbers of SIP subscribers. It leverages existing building blocks like Kamailio, Sems and Asterisk to create a feature-rich and high-performance system by glueing them together in a best-practice approach and implementing missing pieces on top of it.

Sipwise engineers have been working with Asterisk and Kamailio (and its predecessors SER and OpenSER) since 2004, and have roles on the management board of Kamailio and are contributing to these projects both in terms of patches and also financially by sponsoring development tasks. The sip:provider platform is available as a Community Edition (SPCE), which is fully free and open source, and as a commercial PRO appliance shipped turn-key in a high availability setup.

The SPCE provides secure and feature-rich voice and video communication to end customers (voice, video, instant messaging, presence, buddy lists, file transfer, screen sharing, remote desktop control) and connect them to other SIP-, Mobile- or traditional PSTN-networks. It can therefore act as open Skype replacement system, traditional PSTN replacement, Over-The-Top (OTT) platform and also as a Session Border Controller in front of existing VoIP services in order to enable signaling encryption, IPv6 support, fraud- and Denial-of-Service prevention. Another use-case is to act as a Class4 SIP concentrator to bundle multiple SIP peerings for other VoIP services.

What’s new in mr4.2.2?

This is the last build of mr4.2 release series. This includes only fixes from mr4.2 series. mr4.2 is out of support, please upgrade to the latests mr4.3 version available.

How do I test-drive the new version?

As usual, we’re providing a VMWare Image, a Virtualbox Image and a Vagrant Box for quick evaluation testing. For those of you using Amazon Cloud we provide the EC2 AMIs in the following regions:

  • AMI ID for region us-east-1: ami-fc927291
  • AMI ID for region us-west-2: ami-cd9567ad
  • AMI ID for region us-west-1: ami-851a63e5
  • AMI ID for region eu-central-1: ami-bb6a88d4
  • AMI ID for region eu-west-1: ami-0f44cc7c
  • AMI ID for region ap-southeast-1: ami-9209def1
  • AMI ID for region ap-southeast-2: ami-c82905ab
  • AMI ID for region ap-northeast-1: ami-99e0faf7
  • AMI ID for region sa-east-1: ami-6c45cc00

Check the relevant section in the Handbook for detailed instructions.

How do I install the new version or upgrade from an older one?

For new users, please follow the Installation Instructions in the Handbook to set up the SPCE mr4.2.2 from scratch.

For the users of the previous version of the SPCE, please follow the upgrade procedure outlined in the Handbook. If you have customized your configurations using customtt.tt2 files, you must migrate your changes to the new configuration files after the upgrade, otherwise all your calls will most certainly fail.

How can I contribute to the project?

Over the last months we’ve started to publish our software components at github.com/sipwise. This is still an on-going effort, which is done on a component-per-component basis. Please check back regularly for new projects to appear there, and feel free to fork them and send us pull requests. For development related questions, please subscribe to our SPCE-Dev Mailing-List at lists.sipwise.com/listinfo/spce-dev.

Acknowledgements

We want to thank our PRO customers and the SPCE community for their feedback, bug reports and feature suggestions to make this release happen. We hope you enjoy using the mr4.2.2 build and keep your input coming. A big thank you also to all the developers of Kamailio, Sems and Prosody, who make it possible for us to provide an innovative and future-proof SIP/XMPP engine as the core of our platform! And last but not least a HUGE thank you to the Sipwise development team, who worked insanely hard to create this release. You are awesome!

Full Changelog of Bugfixes and Enhancements

MT#31  Create a snmpd configuration
MT#19513  sed -i 's/wheezy/jessie/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sipwise.list
MT#19251  ngcp-upgrade failed to upgrade glusterfs due to missing packages libc-bin libc6
MT#19057  ngcp-status reports annoying warning Warning: Permanently added '...' (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts.
MT#19047  ngcp-status claims on missed /var/log/mysql/slow-queries2.log on Carrier proxy nodes
MT#18977  Freezed screen and wrongly formatted page pushing Flash Dialogic button
MT#18965  Add abilty to ngcp-status check LVM
MT#18947  use t_precheck_trans() to catch request duplicates
MT#18933  ngcp-insert-pbx-devices.pl stop with Internal Server Error
MT#18907  asterisk is not creating core dump
MT#18879  CDR Exporter exports 5000 cdrs in one file and only 1 cdr into another
MT#18843  wrong dispatcher ID is used for PBX MoH
MT#18803  Glusterfs unmoung /mnt/glusterfs if second start action has been called.
MT#18797  acc_caller_domain is not set correctly on call to huntgroup member
MT#18777  When provisioning only a 2nd line on a Panasonic KX-UT113/KX-UT123, the line cannot be used to call
MT#18757  sending faxes from PBX users using ngcp-faxserver is broken
MT#18725  Prosody log contains SQL errors on CE-trunk
MT#18721  Carrier upgrade mr4.1.2 -> mr4.2.1 failed in case if /ets/sudoes.d/sipwise file has no header managed by ngcp
MT#18717  MySQL ALL_NON_LOSSY and slave_skip_errors are not pplied on Carrier DB nodes
MT#18713  ngcp upgrade carrier fixed for jessie (+ when http proxy is involved)
MT#18699  Billing Profiles table: error sorting for columns Used (contracts) or Used (packages)
MT#18697  approx proxy
MT#18659  core ERRORs in kamailio-proxy.log
MT#18649  app_lua [app_lua_sr.c:100]: lua_sr_log(): central:del[1:13] counter was -1
MT#18643  ssh process is not listening on ha_int shared IP
MT#18637  REST API call customerzonecosts not working
MT#18625  Add T38 RE-INVITE options for linksys-spa3xx cloudpbx-device
MT#18605  Collectd NGCP plugin causes high load even on standby node
MT#18563  Panasonic does not send Register with Expires:0 when reprovisioned
MT#18555  approx-gc cleans unnecessary (from it's point of view) files from approx carrier cache every week
MT#18547  Internal ticket to analyse issue 7 - LI Pine Testing: direct pickup does not deliver X3
MT#18515  Uploading Billing Fees from CSV file allows to create a null Billing Zone
MT#18485  After upgrade to 4.2.1 collectd says on the other node services are not running
MT#18473  recent docker builds fail due to lack of ca-certificates & CO
MT#18471  Call Forward loops are not detected for PBX users
MT#18463  Prevent false lua error while decreasing counters on blocked calls
MT#18455  Carrier mr4.1.1 cannot be upgraded to mr4.2.1 error processing ngcp-templates-carrier-redis (overwriting redis-server.tt2)
MT#18439  API Documentation: some APIs are displayed incorrectly
MT#18419  Please prepare and release mr4.3.1
MT#18417  BLF funtion should not be available on Yealink T19P
MT#18361  Carrier: ngcp-collective-check reports error on PRX node for LB
MT#18355  ngcp-templates-carrier-redis doesn't provide remplate /etc/ngcp-config/templates/etc/init.d/redis-master.tt2
MT#18333  ngcp-sync-constants and YAML:Tiny
MT#18255  create index on usr_preferences (attribute, value)
MT#18057  LNP inap mode isup q.763 reopened
MT#18041  mod_sipwise_vjud doesn't work with discovery
MT#17955  cdr-exporter does not clean up /tmp
MT#17953  rebuild sems-pbx with thread pool
MT#17895  Unknown caller in call from PBX in HPBX-LAB
MT#17893  ngcp-installer cannot use NGCP_PPA variable for not a trunk installations
MT#17887  Fix update of interceptions
MT#17877  Call from pstn to pbx user and reffered back to peer causes source_acc to null
MT#17855  Failed to update customer contract error in trunk
MT#17849  Switch from pxelinux with static files to ipxe with configuration through API
MT#17837  update P-NFCP-Callee-Info user on Call Forward
MT#17805  Panel (?) seems not able to correlate PCAP files with PBX calls
MT#17783  Wrong CLI is shown for different customers
MT#17753  Extension dialing not possible if destination subscriber has preference force_inbound_calls_to_peer set to True
MT#17739  ngcp-collective_check is not detected active node status. system('ngcp_check_active') call returns -1 : No child processes
MT#17727  Last-Modified: Http header filled not according to rfc2616
MT#17709  Redis counters issue in case of multiple call forwards
MT#17681  collective check fails to detect lb running on passive node
MT#17673  Jessie based Carrier cannot be installed due to a lot of issues
MT#17669  OSSBSS/SOAP jessie related warnings on /usr/sbin/ngcp-fraud-auto-lock causing spam from CRON
MT#17665  ngcp-upgrade failed: E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-headers-2.6-amd64'
MT#17647  ngcp-support-access fails if user sipwise exists but no /var/sipwise/.ssh dir exists
MT#17645  Mediator is not handling field already containing PIPE symbol and the CDR fields are shifted in this case
MT#17623  Fix reloading dialplan cache on cloning/deleting rwr set
MT#17619  prosody process needs mysql service to be up
MT#17577  LI (captagent or voisniff) is not under SNMP
MT#17575  Captagent init script is wrong
MT#17563  DB_ONLY mode for presence broke PBX in mr3.8.4
MT#17517  vmnotify uses wrong via and binds to wrong local ip on carrier
MT#17507  '500 Internal server error' configuring Off-peak-times
MT#17491  REST API: speeddials documentation without actual format
MT#17487  Error generating API key for an Administrator User
MT#17477  Supporting new hardware version of Yealink SIP-T21P
MT#17473  Button Add another range in creation panel of pilot subscriber doesn´t work
MT#17465  Error defining an IP range of 'allowed_ips' for a Subscribers
MT#17461  'Max Subscribers' field in Customer with Basic Account
MT#17457  'Can't connect to localhost:1443' executing  ngcp-insert-pbx-devices.pl
MT#17415  'Too many errors' executing '/usr/share/ngcp-panel/tools/generate_invoices.pl' script
MT#17411  Can't locate Data/Compare.pm when running /usr/sbin/ngcp-insert-pbx-devices.pl
MT#17405  ngcp-status check mounted root partition
MT#17383  Supporting new hardware version of Yealink SIP-T19P
MT#17373  wrong extra_socket selected for replies
MT#17339  Check /etc/hostname content in ngcp-installer
MT#17309  REST API call to get Customer -> Contract Balance -> Spent this interval missing?
MT#17215  Latest GRML-daily failed to run lvcreate: Option -y/--yes may not be repeated.
MT#17125  Sbc incorrectly changes C= in SDP for IPv6
MT#17069  Dell OMSA mirror for Jessie
MT#17029  keyring-piuparts reports error (no gerrit review): After purging files have been modified:  /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/sipwise.gpg
MT#16983  Panel/API set new subscriber as part of all the PBX groups
MT#16979  check-tools should not try to get the node state directly
MT#16913  UPN and NPN are lost when push is involved
MT#16855  Call history is loading too slowly
MT#16183  ngcp-upgrade skips errors on apt-get update
MT#16121  REST API call GET /api/callforwards?rows=200 takes > 35 seconds
MT#15875  Improvement of Diversion header acconrding to RFC5806
MT#15705  Removed line still active on Cisco ATA
MT#15201  e164_to_ruri does not work if the susbcriber is part of PBX group and I call the group
MT#10339  upgrade kamailio to 4.3.4

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