[netfilter-cvslog] r6669 - trunk/documentation/FAQ

kaber at netfilter.org kaber at netfilter.org
Thu Sep 14 13:06:32 CEST 2006

Author: kaber at netfilter.org
Date: 2006-09-14 13:06:32 +0200 (Thu, 14 Sep 2006)
New Revision: 6669

[PATCH]: Patch to FAQ: SIP support (Ralk Schlatterbeck <rsc at runtux.com>

The FAQ-Entry about SIP support has been out of date for some time now
(it claims there is no sip support, while in fact it is in the current
release candidate for Kernel 2.6.18). This patch fixes the sgml file
which -- I hope -- is the source for the html and text files and should
be used to update the FAQ entry on the home page at

Modified: trunk/documentation/FAQ/netfilter-faq.sgml
--- trunk/documentation/FAQ/netfilter-faq.sgml	2006-09-02 12:37:48 UTC (rev 6668)
+++ trunk/documentation/FAQ/netfilter-faq.sgml	2006-09-14 11:06:32 UTC (rev 6669)
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 <title>netfilter/iptables FAQ</title>
 <author>Harald Welte &lt;laforge at gnumonks.org&gt;</author>
-<date>Version $Revision: 1.43 $, $Date: 2003/10/16 07:37:13 $</date>
+<date>Version $Revision$, $Date$</date>
 This document contains the Frequently Asked Questions as encountered on the 
@@ -127,14 +127,9 @@
 <sect1>Are there any plans to support SIP?
-The SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is quite complex, especially getting it
-acrosss firewalls and NAT devices.  The initial proposal was a proxy
-communicating over FCP (Firewall Control Protocol) with the packet filter.  Now
-an IETF MIDCOM working group has been founded, ... meanwhile, people want to
-use SIP.
-The netfilter/iptables team has currently no resources to implement SIP
-conntrack/NAT support, but we're always open for sponsors :)
+An implementation of conntrack and NAT for the SIP (Session Initiation
+Protocol) has been in the patch-o-matic for some time now implemented by
+Christian Hentschel. The implementation will be in Kernel 2.6.18.
 <sect1>Does netfilter/iptables support failover/HA?

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