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Deep SIP message inspection best practices

Because of the risks imposed by SIP header attacks or incorrect data being allowed and because selecting drop or respond does not require more CPU overhead that pass you would want to set all tests to drop or respond. However, in some cases malformed lines may be less of a threat or risk. For example, the SDP i= does not usually contain information that is parsed by any SIP device so a malformed i= line may not pose a threat.

You can also used the pre-defined VoIP profiles to apply different levels of deep message inspection. The default VoIP profile sets all deep message inspection options to pass and the strict VoIP profile sets all deep message inspection options to discard. From the CLI you can use the clone command to copy these pre-defined VoIP profiles and then customize them for your requirements.