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Session Border Controllers for engineers   |    A 2 day   hands on   training course

Session Border Controllers course description

A hands on course covering Session Border Controllers with a focus on the technical workings of features commonly found in Session Border Controllers. Hands on practicals follow each major theory session.

What will you learn
  • Explain how Session Border Controllers work.
  • Explain the SIP call flow using a SBC.
  • Deploy Session Border Controllers
  • Describe the features found in Session Border Controllers.
Session Border Controllers course details

Session Border Controllers course contents

  • SIP review
  • Signalling, media, RTP, SIP, peer to peer, SIP proxies, SIP call flows.
    Hands on: SIP packet analysis.

  • Session Border Controllers
  • What is a SBC? SBC features, peering scenario, access scenario, NNI SBC, UNI SBC, enterprise SBC.
    Hands on: SBC call flows

  • SBC topology hiding
  • Header privacy, B2BUA.
    Hands on: Header analysis.

  • Session control
  • Call admissions, QoS, statistics and billing, redundancy and scalability.
    Hands on: SBC session control

  • SBC and NAT
  • NAT traversal, STUN, ICE, NAT and SIP, NAT and RTP.
    Hands on: SBC and NAT traversal.

  • SBC and security
  • DoS, access control, encryption, authentication, toll fraud, regulatory issues, lawful intercept.
    Hands on: Security.

  • Interoperability mediation
  • Manipulating SIP headers, IMS, IETF, TISPAN, SIP-I. SBC interworking.

Learning path



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M. H. - Bovis Homes

"Able to customise course which was excellent."

D. O. - Janet

"Great course for such a huge and important topic."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.