Before setting up a machine for FoIP, we recommend running BabyTel's SIP Validator. This requires Java to be installed, which you can obtain from www.java.com.
To run the validator, enter the link http://fb.babytel.ca/Telephone/SIPValidator.jnlp in your Java-enabled browser, and accept the Java warning:
Assuming that you have a good connection and no firewall issues, you will next see confirmation of this:
Press the Quality Check button to run some checks on the quality of your connection. A good result will show as:
The screen below shows a poor WiFi connection. Entries marked ** indicate a system which will struggle to run FoIP. A mark of * indicates a 'fair' value which is less than optimal but may allow FoIP to operate.