The Open Source SLEE and SIP Server

Mobicents Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mobicents?

Read this overview.


We maintain a public roadmap outline for our main modules: JAIN SLEE, SIP Servlets, Media Server, Diameter, SS7

Select on product page relevant project and find roadmap there in the Overview section

Is Mobicents certified for an industry standard VoIP platform?

Yes, Mobicents is fully certified for JAIN SLEE 1.1 and sip Servlets 1.1.

What license is Mobicents distributed under

Please check Mobicents licensing page.

For more information please contact

How can I get involved?

It is great to hear that you want to join the team!

Just subscribe to Editing Mobicents Public Google pages will be enabled as well.

Take a look at the Roadmap and follow the forums.

When you are ready to take a more active role, post a message with the most specific area you think you can contribute to. Try to be realistic as to the time you can commit to. Updating a wiki page is a valuable contribution, so is reporting a bug. Ultimately we would like to see you submit patches and implement new features. No rush. Only do it if its fun.

In order to contribute code, you will need to have Developer access.

You will be granted Developer role after you demonstrated an understanding of the codebase and testsuite by participating in the design discussions and submitting patches for bugs/enchancements before we will grant developer access.

Developer role requires you to accept via email the following contributor agreement: Mobicents Individual Contributor Agreement

Before requesting developer access, send the full text of the agreement with an indication of acceptance to the email address specified at the end of the agreement document. Once your request is approved, please post an introduction message to the Mobicents Public Forum. Tell us about your background and your motivation to join the Mobicents contributors team.

How can I report bug?

In case you have found a bug and you would like to report it, please follow these steps.

Which JDK version is required?

There are mostly used projects of Mobicents 1.2.x and Mobicents 2.x series nowadays. Following JDK's are required

Mobicents 1.2.x compiles and runs on JDK 1.5 or higher

Mobicents 2.x compiles and runs on JDK 1.6 or higher

Which versions of JBoss does Mobicents run on?

Mobicents is compatible with JBoss AS 4.2.x and JBoss AS 5.x depending on which version of Mobicents you download.

What JBoss components does Mobicents use?

Mobicents uses the following JBoss components:

  • - JBoss Microcontainer for core service IoC and management
  • - JNDI for SLEE service registration
  • - JTA for Transaction Management
  • - JBoss Cache for High Availability state replication

Mobicents DOES NOT use EJB nor JMS as part of the core architecture. SBBs and Event Routing are implemented from scratch for light weight, high volume signaling as intended by the JSLEE specification.

Does Mobicents integrate with other application servers such as WebSphere, WebLogic, Glassfish

Yes. Mobicents provides a standard JSLEE Connection interface for any Java clients, including Java EE servers.

How about performance?

As of version 2.0.0.GA we have reports of the following performance results:

  • ~550 new SIP calls per second (cps) on Quad-Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 2356 (2300 Mhz); 8GB Memory; Red Hat Enterprise Linux

What are typical Use Cases for Mobicents

See Mobicents Use Cases

How to perform load testing with Mobicents

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