Malformed Packet Indicator

RTP Packets of Death

 

Some network elements are pretty sensitive when it comes to RTP packets. Sometimes for example, it only takes a single malformed packet to crash an entire media gateway. Which abruptly ends tens of thousands of calls.

Without the right tool, these packets of death are extremely difficult to detect. Their effects, however, are immediately noticeable. A network element that stops working. An end device that unexpectedly crashes.

It does not happen often, yet it does happen. It not only affects small service providers but also the big ones, which invested huge amounts of money in state-of-the-art equipment. Everyone working in operations knows what happens next: the search for a needle in the haystack – often for months.

By the way, there is a solution – an indicator called “Malformed Packets” in Voipfuture Qrystal. It automatically detects any malformed packet in your network and helps you pinpoint where it is coming from.

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