This appendix covers the configuration file
ua.cfg. This file is stored in
This file has many comments throughout its different sections offering you tips and examples for configuring a user agent for testing VOCAL. In this section, we have elaborated on these comments and separated the different tag areas to make the file more understandable. If you use another softphone or IP phone set, use the settings suggested in the
ua.cfg file to guide you through your setup.
The title of the file appears as:
# VOCAL SIP User Agent (ua) Configuration File # Updated 05/01/2001
The configuration for each section follows the same basic line format:
tag type value
Tags and values are case-sensitive. In Version 1.3.0 of VOCAL, types are not checked.
The first area of the file that you need to change is the general identification tags:
Device_Name string /dev/phone0 User_Name string 1000 Display_Name string Phone Pass_Word string test
Specifies the device to use. If you are using a Quicknet card, use
/dev/phone0. If you are using a sound card, use
Specifies the phone number or extension for this User Agent.
Specifies the name that appears in the titlebar of the panel used for this User Agent.
Specifies the password that will be used for authentication if you are using a Proxy server. This value is optional and is checked only if you are using digest authentication.