After about eight months since the latest major release, the development branch is released as stable. Following the two months testing phase, today the source tree concluded in OpenSER v1.1.0.
First, we like to thank to all developers and contributors which have put a lot of effort to have v1.1.0 out. At this moment, we counted more than 60 contributors to OpenSER and 13 registered developers.
The release comes short after one year cellebration of OpenSER project and brings a bag full of new features:
– statistics support – monitoring OpenSER internals is straightforward and gives realtime feedback about your VoIP platform
– secure communication – TLS got more flexibility and maturity
– dialog support – new module to monitor active calls within your system
– OSP – new module for secure VoIP peering based on OSP
– geographic distribution – via the new ‘path’ module and cacheless user location you can distribute your SIP servers all over the world and serve same subscriber base
– geographic redundancy and failover – above item together with DNS records can be used to deploy full redundant VoIP platforms distributed geographically
– signaling monitoring – the new module ‘siptrace’ gives you the oportunity to monitor and trace the signaling level of the calls within your system as enforced by interception law
– more database backends – with the new ‘unixodbc’ module, the range of database types that can be used with openser grew exponentially. Basically, any database which has a ODBC/UNIXODBC driver can be used now.
Complete list with the new features in OpenSER v1.1.0 can be read here .
To get a feeling about the improvements in OpenSER v1.1.0, have a look at raw changelog on CVS.