HOMER :: 100% Open-Source SIP Capture Server & Agent


HOMER is a robust, carrier-grade, scalable SIP Capture system and Monitoring Application with HEP, IP Proto4 (IPIP) encapsulation & port mirroring/monitoring support right out of the box. HOMER has thousands of deployments including notorious industry vendors and large network providers worldwide, and is ready to process & store insane amounts of signaling with instant search, end-to-end analysis and drill-down capabilities for ITSPs, VoIP Providers and Trunk Suppliers using SIP signaling.

Capture Node

Role: Collects/indexes mirrored packets and statistics
Based on sipcapture module for industry standard Kamailio/OpenSER/OpenSIPS comes with powerful fine-tuning and filtering options, flawlessly handling millions of packets per node/hour and billions of database records.

Capture Agent

Role: Captures/forwards packets to capture node
Native HEP capture agents are supported out-of-the-box in Kamailio/OpenSER, OpenSIPS, FreeSWITCH, Asterisk
Any other platform supported via Homer's universal Capture Agent with HEP3 & Filtering for total flexibility

Server Features:

  • Thousands of packets/sec
  • Multiple database options
  • Powerful UI Search/Filter
  • Native Call-Flow & PCAP
  • Statistic Charts & Analytics
  • REST API & Widgets
  • Multi-User w/ LDAP, Radius
  • Drag & Drop User-Interface

Agent Features:

  • HEP3 Encapsulation
  • Payload Encryption
  • Payload Compression
  • Modular Design
  • Can support any protocol
  • Heavy-Duty, Prod. Ready
  • Linux,Solaris,BSD/OSX,Win32


  • Linux System/VM
  • Apache (mod_rewrite)
  • MySQL 5.1.43+
  • PHP 5.2+ (php-gd, json)

  HOMER is completely free and Open-Source - Help the project with a Donation Today!

Technical Support:


Tailored support quality is our pride and joy, 24/7/365 - Just ask any our customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

One of our most useful and overlooked resources - our operational F.A.Q.

Issue Tracker

Found a bug or an issue you cannot address? Have a contribution? Use our Tracker

Download & Setup:


To get up and running with HOMER just follow our step-by-step HOW-TO or checkout our GITHUB repository


To get up and running with CAPTAGENT just follow our step-by-step HOW-TO or checkout our GITHUB repository

Homer Core Team:

Alexandr Dubovikov

Lead Developer / Original Author

Lorenzo Mangani

Developer / UI Designer / QA

  If you use Homer in your business, please consider supporting the project with a donation

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