05-23-2011, 07:55 PM
| | Re: How to call what looks like an email address
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Graham. <email@example.com> wrote:
>"Blu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:E8qCp.email@example.com...
>> I am trying to call the Free Voip Support number sip:firstname.lastname@example.org
>> How do I do this using a softphone, either Zoiper or XLite ?
>> People who read my previous ATA thread will understand why I don't
>need to know how to do it from the ATA !!!!
>> @Roger and Graham
>> Set up the free Sipgate account as suggested, same issues as with
>Viopfone, registers OK but won't accept calls.
>The easiest way for me to test that URI was to configure one of my routes
>in a Skype to SIP gateway system I run here. It doesn't appear to work,
>it gets a
It's actually a host not found... While there is an A record for
patton.com, there is also SRV record for _sip._udp.patton.com which
points to sipx.patton.com:5060, however there is no A records for
I have to say though, I've yet to find a company with a working
anonymous SIP server... Although I did try it myself for a while (got no
callers!) It's not something I really fancy for fear of VoIP spam - which
then makes a complete mockery of things like enum, and SIP: URI's, etc.