[OpenSIPS-Users] OPTIONs flood with large numbers of registered users

Ali Pey alipey at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 19:54:14 CET 2012

Another way to tackle this is to enable pinging from your sip clients.
Makes things quite simpler.

Ali Pey

On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 3:47 AM, Bogdan-Andrei Iancu <bogdan at opensips.org>wrote:

> Hi Brett,
> If you are using nathelper module, use multipe timer processes for pinging
> (it is a module parameter). This will partition and distribute the pings
> between multiple procs and different moments.
> Regards,
> Bogdan
> Sent from Samsung Mobile
> Brett Nemeroff <brett at nemeroff.com> wrote:
> Hello List!
> I having a problem with a registrar server that has a large number of
> registered users. Actually, it's not really even that large, just a few
> thousand.
> When the server sends out OPTIONs pings, it is creating a huge spike in
> bandwidth that is making the edge router very unhappy. Network interface is
> gigabit ethernet and it's essentially sending it out as fast as it can.
> Granted it's not a whole lot of data, but it's a very brief spike that the
> router doesn't like.
> Is there anyway to spread out the requests a little bit? Has anyone else
> seen anything like this?
> Thanks,
> Brett
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