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A SIP Call-id is being presented three times

asked 2019-03-22 17:52:10 +0000

In a SIP/SDP SIP-Invite packet I can see call-id parameter three times. Twice in message header and once in message body. I can see that the binary part seems ok and it is just a matter of presentation. Is there a way to disable these duplicate call-id?

BR, Sandro Bastos

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Currently not. It's supposed to be a feature where you can use the "extra" callids to filter out related packets.

Anders gravatar imageAnders ( 2019-03-22 18:39:15 +0000 )edit

Thank you, Anders for the prompt answer and attention. These aditional information is causing some confisuions when analyzing SIP invite pakects. Now I can see not only the three Call-ids but a fourth call-id from another leg of the call. So, in a invite packet I can see three call-id with the same value and a fourth call-id with the value of the previous leg. This is very confusing. Is there anything that I can do to avoid this? BR, Sandro Bastos

SandroBastos gravatar imageSandroBastos ( 2019-03-25 16:25:41 +0000 )edit

To me it's a feature to find packets related to the same call as it goes through an IMS system. You can write code to make it an option. I think the extra call id are in square brackets indicating a generated item and are called associated call id so to me it's fairly clear what the usage is.

Anders gravatar imageAnders ( 2019-03-25 17:12:15 +0000 )edit

Yes, you are right they are in square brackets, but all of them has the same name "Call-ID" and not associated call-id, which in the end cause the confusion. For me it is clear also that it is just a extra info and not a real problem in the raw data. The problem begins when a need to share the traces and explain that my network is not sending duplicated info. Thank you again for your attention.

SandroBastos gravatar imageSandroBastos ( 2019-03-25 17:34:50 +0000 )edit

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answered 2019-03-27 12:30:05 +0000

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A preference to hide the generated call ID is added in https://code.wireshark.org/review/#/c...

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