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This plugin was created due to issues where Sipsak locks up when the proxy on the other end is not reachable.
In addition this plugin has several features not found in other SIP OPTIONS check plugins.

You can choose to accept any SIP packet as a valid response.

It can detect the several different kinds of failure and report them properly:
1) No response from proxy/Response timeout (this value can be set)
2) ICMP response (standard response on UNIX servers if the port is closed)
3) Malformed SIP/packet

It reports the standard MIN/MAX/AVG response time as well.

It also has some extra messages than can be added on failure for event handling and/or extra information.

It is written purely in Perl and has no external requirements.

Check the GitHub link for the latest versions
::SIP Options Check Instructions::

-h, Display this help information
-H, Hostname or IP to check
-P, Port to check
The default is 5060
-s, Accept any SIP message as valid response
-I, Attempt to bind to the IP when sending the Options packet
If this IP is not present on the server the test will fail with an error
-M, Custom message to report on failure
-R, Restart command to use (for use with event handlers)
-t, Timeout (ms) for each communication attempt.
The default is 1000
-r, Number of OPTIONS packets to send.
The default is 4
-c, Number of bad responses to trigger a critical
The default is 3
-d, Turn on debug mode - prints out packet(s) recived.
Script written by Noah Guttman and Copyright (C) 2014 Noah Guttman.
This script is released and distributed under the terms of the GNU
General Public License. >>>> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
>>>> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/
Reviews (1)
bysjblack, September 30, 2014
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
works out of the box....