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    E90 VoIP usage is disaster!

    I have used several mobile devices for VoIP, even N800 which is great pease of work! In N800 greating SIP account is wery easy and it works, but in E90 it is nightmare. Does anyone ever made a VoIP call whit SIP?

    I use Trixbox VoIP server ( Asterisk).

    My settings:
    SIP account name example: 12345
    ___________________________________________
    Mode name : SIP-NUM-12345
    Service mode : IETF
    Access point by default : Your access point WIFI
    Public user name : sip:12345@ip_of_Trixbox
    Use the compression : No
    Registration : Always active
    Use security : No

    Proxy server:
    Proxy server address : sip:ip_of_Trixbox
    Domain : realm
    User name : 12345
    Password: *****
    Autorise Routing releases: Yes
    Transport type : UDP
    Port : 5060

    Registrar server:
    Server address registrar : sip:ip_of_Trixbox
    Domain : Nothing
    User name : 12345
    Password : Nothing
    Transport type : UDP
    Port : 5060
    ________________________________________

    Connection to trixbox whit any other SIP device or software client works, but E90 not. I must say that this so called bussiness version E90 sucks. There is so limited funktionality and this WLAN and SIP settings is bullshit. This is not ment to be tool for bussines this is tool of disaster and chaos. Please, add a UMTS module in N800 and it would be The one and Only real phone ever needed. This E90 is overprised shit. or is it Sympian which is from asshole ore what? N800 whit Linux is super and I wonder how in earth Nokia can publish this kind of phone to bussiness users?

    Anyhow can anybody help us, because we ( three B.sc Tech and 2 M.Sc Tech can´t solve this)

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    Re: E90 VoIP usage is disaster!

    Some politeness would be very welcomed.

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    Re: E90 VoIP usage is disaster!

    Sorry about that! I just lost my nerves whit this issue. I'm validating if E90 could be one of our VoIP devices, but after two weeks of frustration and lack of support and accurate information I'm giving up... Trixpbox/Asterisk in one of the Open source leading SIP Proxys but this device (and other E-series) just wont work. N800 works like charm, but it has no UMTS/GSM in it.

    This should be trivial task to ansver if it really works.

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    Re: E90 VoIP usage is disaster!

    Hello,
    Could you provide ethereal logs as it might be just simple configuration problem.

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    Re: E90 VoIP usage is disaster!

    See my comments for
    http://discussion.forum.nokia.com/fo...d.php?t=110804

    Go to Proxy server settings and
    try replacing the Domain setting (currently "realm") with value "asterisk".

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    Re: E90 VoIP usage is disaster!

    Thanks, anklemet - it solved registration issue.

    Now I have new problems. Now E90 can start calls to other extensions, but can't receive any calls. Somehow signalation is only "simplex". This is not an issue whit any other clients in same networks where E90 is used.

    Second problem is that when call is made from E90, there is no sound and the call fails after some default time. This must be related to first problem where there is only "one way" signalation. Because there is no debug mode in E90 I can't say what kind of signalation it receives, but I can say fron Trixbox side that signalation leaves from Trixbox to E90. RTP audio stream should not be broblem if signalion issues will be solved.

    Anyhow - this is one of the worst SIP- implemantations ever seen. I'm not sure but I think this E90 SIP -client can't have be done by standars of SIP. Documentation is where? Can't find any and this should be phone for business use? No way!. Too much "plug and play" to get simple SIP client to work. This is far from production ready phone. Too much mistakes, design fails and bad quality. Even the support is poor. Thanks to the community I got some help! Resellers of Nokia don´t have any idea what I´m talking about. It seem that not even Nokia has any idea what they are doing.

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    Re: E90 VoIP usage is disaster!

    Quote Originally Posted by N800_E90 View Post
    Anyhow - this is one of the worst SIP- implemantations ever seen. I'm not sure but I think this E90 SIP -client can't have be done by standars of SIP. Documentation is where? Can't find any and this should be phone for business use? No way!. Too much "plug and play" to get simple SIP client to work. This is far from production ready phone. Too much mistakes, design fails and bad quality. Even the support is poor. Thanks to the community I got some help! Resellers of Nokia don´t have any idea what I´m talking about. It seem that not even Nokia has any idea what they are doing.
    IMO, Nokia SIP/VOIP-client is a beta product. Maybe someday it will evolve into a fully functional product, but for now it's just a immature piece of software. SIP signalling is quite complex and it's probably hard to implement in 100% standard way.

    Client has major issues working with some SIP servers, eg. asterix. Client's shortcomings can be fully compensated by server. Asterix is quite complex configure even with "standard" SIP client.

    Nokia has probably only little interest to develop SIP client. Operators/carriers are threatened by free voip calls and are disabling SIP clients in operator spesific firmwares. Nokia is quite depended on operators support, because most phones are sold through carriers. Über-good SIP client is bad for the business :-)

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