Useful tools aside SIPp


JEdit is a GNU GPL text editor written in Java, and available on almost all platforms. It’s extremely powerful and can be used to edit SIPp scenarios with syntax checking if you put the DTD (sipp.dtd) in the same directory as your XML scenario.


Wireshark is a GNU GPL protocol analyzer. It was formerly known as Ethereal. It supports SIP/SDP/RTP.

SIP callflow

When tracing SIP calls, it is very useful to be able to get a call flow from an wireshark trace. The “callflow” tool allows you to do that in a graphical way: callflow

An equivalent exist if you want to generate HTML only call flows