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Twillio and SRV

Created: 5/2015.  Last Updated: 5/2015

 

Twilio does not support RFC 3263, Locating SIP Servers. This is a standard way of locating SIP servers via SRV record lookup. Twilio, however, only attempts to resolve domains via A records, which is incompatible with OnSIP's distributed nature.

You can use a dig command to look up the SRV record for your SIP domain:


> dig _sip._udp.yourdomain.onsip.com SRV

;; ANSWER SECTION:

_sip._udp.yourdomain.onsip.com. 86400 IN SRV 0 0 5060 sip.onsip.com.

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sip.onsip.com, in turn, is resolved via GeoDNS to provide a reliable, distributed service entry point. To interoperate between Twilio and OnSIP, Twilio would need to add support for this standard. I'm sorry for the inconvenience.

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