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Packet Guide to Voice Over IP

Author: Bruce Hartpence

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449339670

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 9031

Go under the hood of an operating Voice over IP network, and build your knowledge of the protocols and architectures used by this Internet telephony technology. With this concise guide, you’ll learn about services involved in VoIP and get a first-hand view of network data packets from the time the phones boot through calls and subsequent connection teardown. With packet captures available on the companion website, this book is ideal whether you’re an instructor, student, or professional looking to boost your skill set. Each chapter includes a set of review questions, as well as practical, hands-on lab exercises. Learn the requirements for deploying packetized voice and video Understand traditional telephony concepts, including local loop, tip and ring, and T carriers Explore the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), VoIP’s primary signaling protocol Learn the operations and fields for VoIP’s standardized RTP and RTCP transport protocols Delve into voice and video codecs for converting analog data to digital format for transmission Get familiar with Communications Systems H.323, SIP’s widely used predecessor Examine the Skinny Client Control Protocol used in Cisco VoIP phones in networks around the world

Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols

Author: Bruce Hartpence

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449313841

Category: Computers

Page: 264

View: 6545

Take an in-depth tour of core Internet protocols and learn how they work together to move data packets from one network to another. With this concise book, you'll delve into the aspects of each protocol, including operation basics and security risks, and learn the function of network hardware such as switches and routers. Ideal for beginning network engineers, each chapter in this book includes a set of review questions, as well as practical, hands-on lab exercises. Understand basic network architecture, and how protocols and functions fit togetherLearn the structure and operation of the Eth.

VoIP and Unified Communications

Internet Telephony and the Future Voice Network

Author: William A. Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118166035

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 6698

Translates technical jargon into practical business communications solutions This book takes readers from traditional voice, fax, video, and data services delivered via separate platforms to a single, unified platform delivering all of these services seamlessly via the Internet. With its clear, jargon-free explanations, the author enables all readers to better understand and assess the growing number of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and unified communications (UC) products and services that are available for businesses. VoIP and Unified Communications is based on the author's careful review and synthesis of more than 7,000 pages of published standards as well as a broad range of datasheets, websites, white papers, and webinars. It begins with an introduction to IP technology and then covers such topics as: Packet transmission and switching VoIP signaling and call processing How VoIP and UC are defining the future Interconnections with global services Network management for VoIP and UC This book features a complete chapter dedicated to cost analyses and payback calculations, enabling readers to accurately determine the short- and long-term financial impact of migrating to various VoIP and UC products and services. There's also a chapter detailing major IP systems hardware and software. Throughout the book, diagrams illustrate how various VoIP and UC components and systems work. In addition, the author highlights potential problems and threats to UC services, steering readers away from common pitfalls. Concise and to the point, this text enables readers—from novices to experienced engineers and technical managers—to understand how VoIP and UC really work so that everyone can confidently deal with network engineers, data center gurus, and top management.

Asterisk: The Definitive Guide

The Future of Telephony Is Now

Author: Russell Bryant,Leif Madsen,Jim Van Meggelen

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449332455

Category: Computers

Page: 846

View: 3717

Design a complete Voice over IP (VoIP) or traditional PBX system with Asterisk, even if you have only basic telecommunications knowledge. This bestselling guide makes it easy, with a detailed roadmap that shows you how to install and configure this open source software, whether you’re upgrading your existing phone system or starting from scratch. Ideal for Linux administrators, developers, and power users, this updated edition shows you how to write a basic dialplan step-by-step, and brings you up to speed on the features in Asterisk 11, the latest long-term support release from Digium. You’ll quickly gain working knowledge to build a simple yet inclusive system. Integrate Asterisk with analog, VoIP, and digital telephony systems Build an interactive dialplan, using best practices for more advanced features Delve into voicemail options, such as storing messages in a database Connect to external services including Google Talk, XMPP, and calendars Incorporate Asterisk features and functions into a relational database to facilitate information sharing Learn how to use Asterisk’s security, call routing, and faxing features Monitor and control your system with the Asterisk Manager Interface (AMI) Plan for expansion by learning tools for building distributed systems

SIP: Understanding the Session Initiation Protocol, Fourth Edition

Author: Alan B. Johnston

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1608078647

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 530

View: 2754

Now in its fourth edition, the ground-breaking Artech House bestseller SIP: Understanding the Session Initiation Protocol offers you the most comprehensive and current understanding of this revolutionary protocol for call signaling and IP Telephony. The fourth edition incorporates changes in SIP from the last five years with new chapters on internet threats and attacks, WebRTC and SIP, and substantial updates throughout. This cutting-edge book shows how SIP provides a highly-scalable and cost-effective way to offer new and exciting telecommunication feature sets, helping practitioners design “next generation” network and develop new applications and software stacks. Other key discussions include SIP as a key component in the Internet multimedia conferencing architecture, request and response messages, devices in a typical network, types of servers, SIP headers, comparisons with existing signaling protocols including H.323, related protocols SDP (Session Description Protocol) and RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol), and the future direction of SIP.

Switching to VoIP

A Solutions Manual for Network Professionals

Author: Theodore Wallingford

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596517297

Category: Computers

Page: 502

View: 1376

More and more businesses today have their receive phone service through Internet instead of local phone company lines. Many businesses are also using their internal local and wide-area network infrastructure to replace legacy enterprise telephone networks. This migration to a single network carrying voice and data is called convergence, and it's revolutionizing the world of telecommunications by slashing costs and empowering users. The technology of families driving this convergence is called VoIP, or Voice over IP. VoIP has advanced Internet-based telephony to a viable solution, piquing the interest of companies small and large. The primary reason for migrating to VoIP is cost, as it equalizes the costs of long distance calls, local calls, and e-mails to fractions of a penny per use. But the real enterprise turn-on is how VoIP empowersbusinesses to mold and customize telecom and datacom solutions using a single, cohesive networking platform. These business drivers are so compelling that legacy telephony is going the way of the dinosaur, yielding to Voice over IP as the dominant enterprise communications paradigm. Developed from real-world experience by a senior developer, O'Reilly's Switching to VoIP provides solutions for the most common VoIP migration challenges. So if you're a network professional who is migrating from a traditional telephony system to a modern, feature-rich network, this book is a must-have. You'lldiscover the strengths and weaknesses of circuit-switched and packet-switched networks, how VoIP systems impact network infrastructure, as well as solutions for common challenges involved with IP voice migrations. Among the challenges discussed and projects presented: building a softPBX configuring IP phones ensuring quality of service scalability standards-compliance topological considerations coordinating a complete system ?switchover? migrating applications like voicemail and directoryservices retro-interfacing to traditional telephony supporting mobile users security and survivability dealing with the challenges of NAT To help you grasp the core principles at work, Switching to VoIP uses a combination of strategy and hands-on "how-to" that introduce VoIP routers and media gateways, various makes of IP telephone equipment, legacy analog phones, IPTables and Linux firewalls, and the Asterisk open source PBX software by Digium.You'll learn how to build an IP-based or legacy-compatible phone system and voicemail system complete with e-mail integration while becoming familiar with VoIP protocols and devices. Switching to VoIP remains vendor-neutral and advocates standards, not brands. Some of the standards explored include: SIP H.323, SCCP, and IAX Voice codecs 802.3af Type of Service, IP precedence, DiffServ, and RSVP 802.1a/b/g WLAN If VoIP has your attention, like so many others, then Switching to VoIP will help you build your own system, install it, and begin making calls. It's the only thing left between you and a modern telecom network.

Unified Communications For Dummies

Author: Tony Bradley,Satish Shah

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470401446

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 7964

Provides information on unifiying company communications devices and services to all employees, clients, and suppliers.

Carrier Grade Voice Over IP, Third Edition

Author: Richard Swale,Daniel Collins

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071827714

Category: Computers

Page: 512

View: 6293

Revision of: Carrier grade voice over IP / Daniel Collins. 2nd ed. A2003.

VoIP Hacks

Tips & Tools for Internet Telephony

Author: Ted Wallingford

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596101333

Category: Computers

Page: 306

View: 2888

Voice over Internet Protocol is gaining a lot of attention these days. Both practical and fun, this text provides technology enthusiasts and voice professionals with dozens of hands-on projects for building a VoIP network, including a softPBX.

Hacking VoIP

Protocols, Attacks, and Countermeasures

Author: Himanshu Dwivedi

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593271638

Category: Computers

Page: 232

View: 4439

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) networks, the technology used to place phone calls through the Internet, suffer from the same security holes as standard IP networks. This book reviews the many possible VoIP attacks, and discusses the best defenses against them.

Internet Communications Using SIP

Delivering VoIP and Multimedia Services with Session Initiation Protocol

Author: Henry Sinnreich,Alan B. Johnston

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111842915X

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 6580

"This book is like a good tour guide.It doesn't just describe the major attractions; you share in the history, spirit, language, and culture of the place." --Henning Schulzrinne, Professor, Columbia University Since its birth in 1996, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) has grown up. As a richer, much more robust technology, SIP today is fully capable of supporting the communication systems that power our twenty-first century work and life. This second edition handbook has been revamped to cover the newest standards, services, and products. You'll find the latest on SIP usage beyond VoIP, including Presence, instant messaging (IM), mobility, and emergency services, as well as peer-to-peer SIP applications, quality-of-service, and security issues--everything you need to build and deploy today's SIP services. This book will help you * Work with SIP in Presence and event-based communications * Handle SIP-based application-level mobility issues * Develop applications to facilitate communications access for users with disabilities * Set up Internet-based emergency services * Explore how peer-to-peer SIP systems may change VoIP * Understand the critical importance of Internet transparency * Identify relevant standards and specifications * Handle potential quality-of-service and security problems

VoIP For Dummies

Author: Timothy V. Kelly

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118085523

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

View: 3757

Put your phone system on your computer network and see the savings See how to get started with VoIP, how it works, and why it saves you money VoIP is techspeak for "voice over Internet protocol," but it could spell "saving big bucks" for your business! Here's where to get the scoop in plain English. Find out how VoIP can save you money, how voice communication travels online, and how to choose the best way to integrate your phone system with your network at home or at the office. Discover how to: Use VoIP for your business or home phone service Choose the best network type Set up VoIP on a wireless network Understand transports and services Demonstrate VoIP's advantages to management

Packet Guide to Routing and Switching

Exploring the Network Layer

Author: Bruce Hartpence

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449315240

Category: Computers

Page: 180

View: 7390

Go beyond layer 2 broadcast domains with this in-depth tour of advanced link and internetwork layer protocols, and learn how they enable you to expand to larger topologies. An ideal follow-up to Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols, this concise guide dissects several of these protocols to explain their structure and operation. This isn’t a book on packet theory. Author Bruce Hartpence built topologies in a lab as he wrote this guide, and each chapter includes several packet captures. You’ll learn about protocol classification, static vs. dynamic topologies, and reasons for installing a particular route. This guide covers: Host routing—Process a routing table and learn how traffic starts out across a network Static routing—Build router routing tables and understand how forwarding decisions are made and processed Spanning Tree Protocol—Learn how this protocol is an integral part of every network containing switches Virtual Local Area Networks—Use VLANs to address the limitations of layer 2 networks Trunking—Get an indepth look at VLAN tagging and the 802.1Q protocol Routing Information Protocol—Understand how this distance vector protocol works in small, modern communication networks Open Shortest Path First—Discover why convergence times of OSPF and other link state protocols are improved over distance vectors

How to Cheat at VoIP Security

Author: Thomas Porter, CISSP, CCNP, CCDA, CCS,Michael Gough

Publisher: Syngress

ISBN: 9780080553535

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 2549

The Perfect Reference for the Multitasked SysAdmin This is the perfect guide if VoIP engineering is not your specialty. It is the perfect introduction to VoIP security, covering exploit tools and how they can be used against VoIP (Voice over IP) systems. It gives the basics of attack methodologies used against the SIP and H.323 protocols as well as VoIP network infrastructure. * VoIP Isn’t Just Another Data Protocol IP telephony uses the Internet architecture, similar to any other data application. However, from a security administrator’s point of view, VoIP is different. Understand why. * What Functionality Is Gained, Degraded, or Enhanced on a VoIP Network? Find out the issues associated with quality of service, emergency 911 service, and the major benefits of VoIP. * The Security Considerations of Voice Messaging Learn about the types of security attacks you need to protect against within your voice messaging system. * Understand the VoIP Communication Architectures Understand what PSTN is and what it does as well as the H.323 protocol specification, and SIP Functions and features. * The Support Protocols of VoIP Environments Learn the services, features, and security implications of DNS, TFTP, HTTP, SNMP, DHCP, RSVP, SDP, and SKINNY. * Securing the Whole VoIP Infrastructure Learn about Denial-of-Service attacks, VoIP service disruption, call hijacking and interception, H.323-specific attacks, and SIP-specific attacks. * Authorized Access Begins with Authentication Learn the methods of verifying both the user identity and the device identity in order to secure a VoIP network. * Understand Skype Security Skype does not log a history like other VoIP solutions; understand the implications of conducting business over a Skype connection. * Get the Basics of a VoIP Security Policy Use a sample VoIP Security Policy to understand the components of a complete policy. Provides system administrators with hundreds of tips, tricks, and scripts to complete administration tasks more quickly and efficiently Short on theory, history, and technical data that ultimately is not helpful in performing their jobs Avoid the time drains associated with securing VoIP

Voice Over IP First-step

Author: Kevin Wallace

Publisher: Cisco Systems

ISBN: 9781587201561

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 5052

Your first step into the world of IP telephony No IP telephony experience required Includes clear and easily understood explanations Makes learning easy Your first step to the world of IP telephony begins here! Learn how voice and data communications merge in voice-over-IP technology Use this reader-friendly guide to understand the benefits of this technology Explore real-life applications and theories through case studies in every chapter Welcome to the world of voice over IP We use either a telephone or e-mail for much of our day-to-day communication. Today, these two worlds are merging, and companies can place phone calls over their existing data network infrastructures using a technology called voice over IP (VoIP). No prior experience with VoIP technology is required Voice over IP First-Step is anyone's introduction to the world of VoIP networks. The concepts in this book are presented in plain language, so you don't need in-depth background knowledge to comprehend the technologies covered. If you work with data networks, if you work with telephony networks, if you're a home user interested in how VoIP can reduce your monthly phone bill, or if the concept of VoIP simply intrigues you, this book is for you.

Hacking Exposed Unified Communications & VoIP Security Secrets & Solutions, Second Edition

Author: Mark Collier,David Endler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798773

Category: Computers

Page: 560

View: 6134

The latest techniques for averting UC disaster Establish a holistic security stance by learning to view your unified communications infrastructure through the eyes of the nefarious cyber-criminal. Hacking Exposed Unified Communications & VoIP, Second Edition offers thoroughly expanded coverage of today’s rampant threats alongside ready-to deploy countermeasures. Find out how to block TDoS, toll fraud, voice SPAM, voice social engineering and phishing, eavesdropping, and man-in-the-middle exploits. This comprehensive guide features all-new chapters, case studies, and examples. See how hackers target vulnerable UC devices and entire networks Defend against TDoS, toll fraud, and service abuse Block calling number hacks and calling number spoofing Thwart voice social engineering and phishing exploits Employ voice spam mitigation products and filters Fortify Cisco Unified Communications Manager Use encryption to prevent eavesdropping and MITM attacks Avoid injection of malicious audio, video, and media files Use fuzzers to test and buttress your VoIP applications Learn about emerging technologies such as Microsoft Lync, OTT UC, other forms of UC, and cloud and WebRTC

Introduction to Asterisk

Learn How to Set Up Your Own Pbx Telephone System

Author: Antun Peicevic

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542829878

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5475

This book teaches you how to work with Asterisk, the most popular private branch exchange (PBX) in the world. The book is customized for beginners, so no prior telecommunications knowledge is required. The book covers Asterisk 13 LTS and describes the process of installing, configuring, and maintaining your own Asterisk system. The topics covered in this book are: downloading and installing Asterisk from source customizing your Linux environment configuring devices to register to Asterisk writing your first dialplan useful Asterisk applications such as Playback, Background, and Goto using pattern matching in your dialplans voicemail configuration auto-attendants and queues If you are looking for a resource that will get your started with Asterisk, then this book is for you.

Hacking Exposed VoIP: Voice Over IP Security Secrets & Solutions

Author: David Endler,Mark Collier

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0072263644

Category: Computers

Page: 539

View: 2154

Sidestep VoIP Catastrophe the Foolproof Hacking Exposed Way "This book illuminates how remote users can probe, sniff, and modify your phones, phone switches, and networks that offer VoIP services. Most importantly, the authors offer solutions to mitigate the risk of deploying VoIP technologies." --Ron Gula, CTO of Tenable Network Security Block debilitating VoIP attacks by learning how to look at your network and devices through the eyes of the malicious intruder. Hacking Exposed VoIP shows you, step-by-step, how online criminals perform reconnaissance, gain access, steal data, and penetrate vulnerable systems. All hardware-specific and network-centered security issues are covered alongside detailed countermeasures, in-depth examples, and hands-on implementation techniques. Inside, you'll learn how to defend against the latest DoS, man-in-the-middle, call flooding, eavesdropping, VoIP fuzzing, signaling and audio manipulation, Voice SPAM/SPIT, and voice phishing attacks. Find out how hackers footprint, scan, enumerate, and pilfer VoIP networks and hardware Fortify Cisco, Avaya, and Asterisk systems Prevent DNS poisoning, DHCP exhaustion, and ARP table manipulation Thwart number harvesting, call pattern tracking, and conversation eavesdropping Measure and maintain VoIP network quality of service and VoIP conversation quality Stop DoS and packet flood-based attacks from disrupting SIP proxies and phones Counter REGISTER hijacking, INVITE flooding, and BYE call teardown attacks Avoid insertion/mixing of malicious audio Learn about voice SPAM/SPIT and how to prevent it Defend against voice phishing and identity theft scams

Scalable VoIP Mobility

Integration and Deployment

Author: Joseph Epstein

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9780080949512

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 8573

Provides practical advice on breaking down the implementation and deployment of voice mobility networks within the office, across the campus, and on the road. Offers a complete primer on enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networking for voice mobility at scale, whether as a single-mode or dual-mode network, including information on the newest 802.11n standard and how these standards directly impact voice mobility. Includes methods of integrating existing or new VoIP networks with 3G+, CDMA 2000, WCDMA, HSPA, and WiMAX cellular networks using fixed/mobile convergence (FMC). This book provides a comprehensive examination of IP-based voice mobility, covering every step in deploying multimodal voice mobility networks. Each segment of the entire voice mobility solution is described with an eye towards the inherent problems of high-scale mobility, from wired infrastructure to end device, across multiple networks and technologies. Voice mobility is introduced and defined at a basic level before the book examines the high-level components of a scalable voice mobility solution. Chapters focus on several types of transport networks in greater depth, including voice quality metrics and testing, high-density enterprise Wi-Fi voice networks, cellular networks, and high-level networking technologies. The security of VoIP networks is also considered. The book explores standalone VoIP networks and finally provides an investigation of the current and upcoming set of fixed/mobile convergence approaches. This book is an invaluable guide for anyone looking towards voice mobility as a solution to real-world business problems: IT managers and executives looking to understand the potential for converting offices to all-wireless; network designers and architects planning on rolling out a fully-mobile voice network; and administrators operating or troubleshooting voice mobility networks. Provides practical advice on breaking down the implementation and deployment of voice mobility networks within the office, across the campus, and on the road. Offers a complete primer on enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networking for voice mobility at scale, whether as a single-mode or dual-mode network, including information on the newest 802.11n standard and how these standards directly impact voice mobility. Includes methods of integrating existing or new VoIP networks with 3G+, CDMA 2000, WCDMA, HSPA, and WiMAX cellular networks using fixed/mobile convergence (FMC).

How to Start a Voip Business

A Six-Stage Guide to Becoming a Voip Service Provider

Author: Vilius Stanislovaitis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9786094088308

Category:

Page: 276

View: 3643

How to Start a VoIP Business is the first book which explains in plain English how to become a VoIP provider and start different services, based on a VoIP technology. This simple six-stage guide will give you the know-how of launching services, such as mobile VoIP, callback, calling cards, call shops, residential VoIP, virtual PBX, SIP trunking, wholesale transit, call origination and call termination.

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