[hobbit] SIP & VoIP

Gerard Lill Gerard at ets.biz
Thu Aug 11 09:38:08 CEST 2005

Joking aside, that is exactly the page I was looking at when the email
came in!

Now you know of one person looking into it at the moment; although like
yourself I am totally new to this.  It's *supposed* to be simple, easy,
etc; but I feel confident I'll feel dumber than when I'm started.

(at the moment - if Hobbit doesn't monitor it, we don't deploy it; and
we haven't had to say "No" yet; so I think your pretty close to your


-----Original Message-----
From: Henrik Stoerner [mailto:henrik at hswn.dk] 
Sent: Thursday, 11 August 2005 08:28
To: hobbit at hswn.dk
Subject: Re: [hobbit] SIP & VoIP

On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 06:56:28AM +0100, Gerard Lill wrote:
> Has anyone looked into testing SIP/VoIP devices? (handsets, gateways,
> etc)

Not that I know of.

It's a technology that I know absolutely nothing about - what protocols
are involved, how you communicate with the devices, what needs to 
be up and running, how you monitor availability etc. 

This looks like a good place to start:

> I haven't seen it mentioned yet, and it's something I will need to
> consider in the not too distant future (as I'm sure many others will
> too)!
> I expect to get a call about it one day, so I am hoping Hobbit will
> a place monitoring this too.

The ambition (for me) certainly is to have Hobbit be able to monitor
all of your IT systems. Yeah, I know that's pretty ambitious, but it
never hurts to set high goals :-)


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