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The Kame Project

Introduction The KAME project offers free Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and Internet Protocol security (IPsec) protocol stack implementation for the different variants of Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) Unix operating system. The KAME project is a Japanese initiative where the term ‘KAME’ is derived from the name of the place ‘Karigome’ where the KAME project offices are located. KAME is also a Japanese word for turtles. The BSD Unix as well as the KAME project are open source initiatives. The open source initiative promotes the development and distribution of software whose source code is freely available to the general...

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SIP – Session Initiation Protocol

Overview SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is a signaling protocol for multimedia session control which was published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in 1999.SIP end-points negotiates the media parameters using Session Description Protocol (SDP). Session Description Protocol allows the SIP terminals or application to negotiate the type of media (audio, video, or data), transport protocol (RTP), and media encoding method. SIP boundaries, Components and Functions SIP is actually an application layer protocol for establishing, manipulating, and tearing down sessions. SIP’s main objective is to help session originators deliver invitations to the potential session participants. SIP serves four major...

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