Introduction to Session Initiation Protocol | SIP Protocol Introduction
SIP Protocol :
SIP protocol is an application Layer protocol, used to Establish and modify and Terminate Multimedia sessions. These sessions may be audio sessions , Video sessions, e- learning sessions,.. etc.
- SIP is Text-based protocol similar to HTTP.
- SIP was standardized by Internet Engineering Task Force(IETF).
- SIP also documented as RFC 3261.
The main function of SIP is Establishing and maintaining and terminating calls(Multimedia sessions).