draft-ietf-ecrit-psap-callback-07.txt   draft-ietf-ecrit-psap-callback-08.txt 
ECRIT H. Schulzrinne ECRIT H. Schulzrinne
Internet-Draft Columbia University Internet-Draft Columbia University
Intended status: Standards Track H. Tschofenig Intended status: Standards Track H. Tschofenig
Expires: June 21, 2013 Nokia Siemens Networks Expires: August 29, 2013 Nokia Siemens Networks
C. Holmberg C. Holmberg
Ericsson Ericsson
M. Patel M. Patel
InterDigital Communications InterDigital Communications
December 18, 2012 February 25, 2013
Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Callback Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Callback
draft-ietf-ecrit-psap-callback-07.txt draft-ietf-ecrit-psap-callback-08.txt
Abstract Abstract
After an emergency call is completed (either prematurely terminated After an emergency call is completed (either prematurely terminated
by the emergency caller or normally by the call taker) it is possible by the emergency caller or normally by the call taker) it is possible
that the call taker feels the need for further communication. For that the call taker feels the need for further communication. For
example, the call may have been dropped by accident without the call example, the call may have been dropped by accident without the call
taker having sufficient information about the current situation of a taker having sufficient information about the current situation of a
wounded person. A call taker may trigger a callback towards the wounded person. A call taker may trigger a callback towards the
emergency caller using the contact information provided with the emergency caller using the contact information provided with the
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circumstances, be treated like any other call and as a consequence it circumstances, be treated like any other call and as a consequence it
may get blocked by authorization policies or may get forwarded to an may get blocked by authorization policies or may get forwarded to an
answering machine. answering machine.
The IETF emergency services architecture specification already offers The IETF emergency services architecture specification already offers
a solution approach for allowing PSAP callbacks to bypass a solution approach for allowing PSAP callbacks to bypass
authorization policies to reach the caller without unnecessary authorization policies to reach the caller without unnecessary
delays. Unfortunately, the specified mechanism only supports limited delays. Unfortunately, the specified mechanism only supports limited
scenarios. This document discusses shortcomings of the current scenarios. This document discusses shortcomings of the current
mechanisms and illustrates additional scenarios where better-than- mechanisms and illustrates additional scenarios where better-than-
normal call treatment behavior would be desirable. normal call treatment behavior would be desirable. A solution based
on a new header field value, called "psap-callback", for the SIP
Note that this version of the document does not yet specify a Priority header field is specified to accomplish the PSAP callback
solution due to the lack of the working group participants agreeing marking.
on the requirements.
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
3. Callback Scenarios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3. Callback Scenarios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3.1. Routing Asymmetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.1. Routing Asymmetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3.2. Multi-Stage Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.2. Multi-Stage Routing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3.3. Call Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.3. Call Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
3.4. Network-based Service URN Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3.4. Network-based Service URN Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . 10
3.5. PSTN Interworking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.5. PSTN Interworking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
4. SIP PSAP Callback Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4. SIP PSAP Callback Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4.1. General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4.1. General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4.2. Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4.2. Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4.3. Syntax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4.3. Syntax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4.3.1. General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4.3.1. General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4.3.2. ABNF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4.3.2. ABNF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
5. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 5. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
5.1. Security Threat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 5.1. Security Threat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
5.2. Security Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 5.2. Security Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
5.3. Security Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 5.3. Security Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
6. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 6. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
7. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 7. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
8. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 8. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
8.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 8.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
8.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 8.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
Summoning police, the fire department or an ambulance in emergencies Summoning police, the fire department or an ambulance in emergencies
is one of the fundamental and most-valued functions of the telephone. is one of the fundamental and most-valued functions of the telephone.
As telephone functionality moves from circuit-switched telephony to As telephone functionality moves from circuit-switched telephony to
Internet telephony, its users rightfully expect that this core Internet telephony, its users rightfully expect that this core
functionality will continue to work at least as well as it has for functionality will continue to work at least as well as it has for
the legacy technology. New devices and services are being made the legacy technology. New devices and services are being made
available that could be used to make a request for help, which are available that could be used to make a request for help, which are
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