Generally speaking, telephone numbers are organized using the E.164 standard and, since they are connected to various Internet addresses, it means that they rely on precise mapping to determine applicable Internet communications servers responsible for each of them.
is a tiny utility that provides you with a quick way to resolve mapping conflicts that can occur between various telephone numbers registered internationally.
ENUM represents a convenient and powerful way to map telephone numbers to the latest communication technologies available including XMPP and SIP. Therefore, resolving conflicts that may arise between different numbers allocated can be performed in a similar way to a DNS lookup.
The program simplifies the entire process a great deal by allowing you to skip the steps where you need to remove the remove leading plus symbols, reverse digits and insert dots between the numbers. In fact, all you need you do is paste the number you need in the dedicated field and then hit the Resolve button.
On the other hand, you do require to normalize the telephone number to a E.164 standard. In case you are not familiar with the procedure, it entails removing punctuation and the leading 0 and just adding the country code in front.
You will be happy to learn that the information required is retrieved in a matter of seconds and hence, you can know right away about any URLs or SIPs connected to the number. In case you are still unsure, then you can take a quick look at the Message field that displays whether the SRV record was resolved as well.
Alternatively, if the number does not exist at all, you are likely to get a message stating that the connection attempt failed because the other party did not respond properly after a given period or once the connection was established. It would have been useful if you could test several numbers at the same time and get a report or log that you can export and use with other third-party tools.
In the eventuality that you are in charge of assigning various telephone numbers and want to make sure that you can avert conflicts with other numbers and IP addresses, then perhaps ENUM Resolver could come in handy.