pragmatism first

KAMAILIO(8) - Linux manual page online | Administration and privileged commands

A very fast and configurable SIP server.

kamailio(8) Kamailio SIP Server kamailio(8)


kamailio - a very fast and configurable SIP server


kamailio [ -hcrRvdDEVTI ] [ -f config-file ] [ -l address ] [ -n processes-no ] [ -N tcp processes-no ] [ -b max_rcv_buf_size ] [ -m shared_mem_size ] [ -M private_mem_size ] [ -w working-dir ] [ -t chroot-dir ] [ -u uid ] [ -g gid ] [ -P pid-file ] [ -G pgid-file ] [ -L modules-dir ] [ -a auto-aliases-mode ] [ -A pre-processor-define ]


kamailio is a very fast and configurable SIP (RFC3261) server.


-h Displays a short usage description, including all available options. -c Checks the config file and displays the aliases and listen interface list. -r Uses dns to check if it is necessary to add a "received=" field to a via. -R Same as -r but uses reverse dns. -K Turns on via host checking when forwarding replies. -d Turns on debugging, multiple -d increase the debug level. -D Control how daemonize is done: -D - do not fork (almost) anyway (run in foreground, doesn't fork into daemon mode); -DD - do not daemonize creator (main process is not daemonized); -DDD - daemonize (default) -E Sends all the log messages to stderr. -T Disables TCP support. -V Displays the version number. -I Displays details of internal constants and attributes. -f config-file Reads the configuration from config-file (default /etc/kamailio/kamailio.cfg ). -l address Listens on the specified address/interface. Multiple -l mean listening on mul‐ tiple addresses. The address format is [proto:]address[:port], where proto = udp|tcp and address = host|ip_address|interface_name. Example: -l localhost, -l udp:, -l eth0:5062. The default behaviour is to listen on all the ipv4 interfaces. -n processes-no Specifies the number of children processes forked per interface (default 8). -N tcp processes-no Specifies the number of children processes forked to handle tcp incoming con‐ nections (by default is equal to -n ). -b max_rcv_buf_size Maximum receive buffer size which will not be exceeded by the auto-probing procedure even if the OS allows. -m shared_mem_size Size of the shared memory which will be allocated (in Megabytes). -M private_mem_size Size of the private memory which will be allocated per process (in Megabytes). -w working-dir Specifies the working directory. In the very improbable event that kamailio will crash, the core file will be generated here. -t chroot-dir Forces kamailio to chroot after reading the config file. -u uid Changes the user id under which kamailio runs. -g gid Changes the group id under which kamailio runs. -P pid-file Creates a file containing the pid of the main kamailio process. -G pgid-file Creates a file containing the pgid of the main kamailio process. -L modules-dir Specifies the directory where to look for kamailio modules (default: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/kamailio/modules or /usr/lib64/kamailio/modules) -a auto-aliases-mode Enable auto-aliases with 'yes' or 'on', disable with 'no' or 'off -A pre-processor-define Add config pre-processor define (e.g., -A WITH_AUTH, -A N=1, -A X='"Y"')


kamailio /etc/kamailio/kamailio.cfg /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/kamailio/modules/*




kamailio.cfg(5) Full documentation on kamailio, including configuration guidelines, FAQs and licensing conditions, is available at For reporting bugs see Mailing lists: - kamailio user community - kamailio development, new features and unstable version
kamailio 06.12.2016 kamailio(8)
This manual Reference Other manuals
kamailio(8) referred by kamailio.cfg(5) | kamcmd(8) | kamctl(8) | kamdbctl(8)
refer to kamailio.cfg(5)
Download raw manual
Index Kamailio SIP Server (+2) Kamailio (+5) № 8 (+5755)
Go top