Welcome To Kamailio – The Open Source SIP Server
Kamailio® (successor of former OpenSER and SER) is an Open Source SIP Server released under GPL, able to handle thousands of call setups per second. Kamailio can be used to build large platforms for VoIP and realtime communications – presence, WebRTC, Instant messaging and other applications. Moreover, it can be easily used for scaling up SIP-to-PSTN gateways, PBX systems or media servers like Asterisk™, FreeSWITCH™ or SEMS.
Among the powerful features: asynchronous TCP, UDP and SCTP, secure communication via TLS for VoIP (voice, video, text); WebSocket support for WebRTC; IPv4 and IPv6; SIMPLE instant messaging and presence with embedded XCAP server and MSRP relay; asynchronous operations; IMS extensions for VoLTE; ENUM; DID and least cost routing; load balancing; routing fail-over; accounting, authentication and authorization; support for many backend systems such as MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, Radius, LDAP, Redis, Cassandra, MongoDB, Memcached; Json and XMLRPC control interface, SNMP monitoring.
~ RELEVANT PAST EVENTS~
- October 17, 2019 – Kamailio – New Major Version v5.3.0 Released – with extensions for next generation emergency services, more flexibility and optimizations for deploying in containerised environments, extended the API exported to KEMI interpreters, major enhancements to uac, load balancer, dialog and tls implementations, new variables and lots of other new features. For the latest minor release in 5.3 series, check the download link in the right sidebar.
- Kamailio World Conferences – 1st edition (Apr 16-17, 2013); 2nd edition (Apr 2-4, 2014); 3rd edition (May 27-29, 2015); 4th edition (May 18-20, 2016); 5th edition (May 8-10, 2017); 6th edition (May 14-16, 2018); 7th edition (May 6-8, 2019); 8th edition (April 27-29, 2020)
- Kamailio Developers Meetings – 1st edition (Sep 27-28, 2018); 2nd edition (Nov 14-15, 2019)
- December 20, 2012 – Kamailio – SER integration process is completed, the project will continue to use the name Kamailio
- September 02, 2011 – 10 years SER Conference
- September 01, 2009 – Kamailio awarded Best Open Source Networking Software 2009
- November 04, 2008 – Kamailio (OpenSER) and SIP Express Router (SER) teamed up to integrate back their source trees, known as the SIP Router Project.
- July 28, 2008 – due to trademark issues, OpenSER was renamed to Kamailio. Click here to listen the new name jingle
- June 14, 2005 – OpenSER project is created as a spin off of SIP Express Router (SER)
- September 19, 2002 – SIP Express Router (SER) is released as open source under GPLv2
- September 2, 2001 – SIP Express Router (SER) project is started by FhG Fokus Research Institute, Berlin, Germany
Kamailio can be used on systems with limited resources as well as on carrier grade servers. It is written in pure C for Unix/Linux-like systems with architecture specific optimizations to offer high performances. Kamailio Project aims to be a collaborative environment of its users to develop secure and extensible SIP server to provide modern Unified Communication and VoIP services.