Chapter 12. SIP, Multimedia, and IP Telephony

In this chapter, we will learn how to use Wireshark in order to resolve and troubleshoot IP telephony, voice and video calls, video streams, and other types of multimedia sessions. In this chapter we have the following recipes:

  • Using Wireshark's features for telephony and multimedia analysis
  • Analyzing SIP connectivity
  • Analyzing RTP/RTCP connectivity
  • Troubleshooting scenarios for video and surveillance applications
  • Troubleshooting scenarios for IPTV applications
  • Troubleshooting scenarios for video-conferencing applications
  • Troubleshooting RTSP


Various types of multimedia applications take up a significant part of modern communication networks. Among these applications, we have telephony, video conferencing, ...

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