[Telepathy] telepathy-sofiasip: problem of connection

Matthieu LAURENT matthieu.laurent at purplelabs.com
Fri Apr 20 01:32:20 PDT 2007

>> I am trying the telepathy-sofiasip projet.
>> I have launched
>> ./tp_caller sip:multimediapurplelabs at ekiga.net my_pass_word
>> and I can not connect.
> I think this issue is triggered specifically by ekiga.net's servers.
> I'm not 100% sure but I think this is fixed in devel tree of either
> sofia-sip or tp-sofiasip.
> Essentially ekiga.net replies with a "406 Not acceptable" to the first
> registration attempt. It's not obvious what the client should do in
> this case, but in this specific case reregistration with a public SIP
> contact seems to satisfy the proxy. But that's a bug in client side
> that the registration is not retried after 401...
> Could you try with some other SIP provider (for instance iptel.org) to
> verify that this is specific to ekiga.net...?

I use sofia-sip-1.12.5 and the head of telepathy-sofiasip (so more than

I have tried with an account on iptel and in fact, the testfile
tp_caller of telepathy-sofiasip project has been able to connect.
And as you have said, the client (tp_caller) does not try retry to
register after a 401 error, so I think an upgrade of tp_caller should be

thanks for your help

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