Asterisk is software that enables a server to act as an IP PBX system, VoIP gateway, conference server, and more.

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Asterisk and FXO issue over DDNS

I've been experimenting with asteriskNow (freePBX/asterisk 11) as a sip server with DDNS. Everything seems to be working fine using externhost and such; calls to remote extensions to and from asterisk ...
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Call duration limit & least cost routing

We have Elastix version 2.4 setup and we have some little questions which if you could please answer to solve via web based panel of Elastix, as agents are making calls via Elastix there are little ...
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Asterisk can not send fax via T.38

I am a newer on asterisk. when I tried to send fax, I can not get success. After doing a lot of reseach, I decide to ask my question at here. I hope someone could give me some idea to correct my ...
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Asterisk 11.* TLS Configuration

I have installed asterisk 11.12.0 on CentOS (64-bit). When enabling the TLS support i get the following error WARNING[7620]: tcptls.c:673 handle_tcptls_connection: FILE * open failed! i tried ...
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Asterisk GOIP Callerid not working

Have anyone made this work with GOIP or other similar voip gateways with asterisk? I think I have exhausted all possible options regarding setting a caller ID and it still doesn't work. The recipients ...
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Debian DHCP for voip option 66 using tftp

I have configured my tftp and I am able to send configurations from the windows server when it runs dhcp option 66 tftp to my server but when I try to do it from the debian isc-dhcp-server I get ip ...
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Asterisk: Unable to create channel of type 'DAHDI' (cause 34 - Circuit/channel congestion)

Strange issue started with our Asterisk install yesterday. When dialling out via ISDN BRI the call fails and the following error is logged: Unable to create channel of type 'DAHDI' (cause 34 - ...
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Asterisk ring out even when the client is offline

I need to configure an Asterisk box to go to voicemail but only after X ringouts. exten => 1234,1,Dial(SIP/ivan, 30) exten => 1234,2,VoiceMail(777@mb_tutorial) exten => ...
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Asterisk: Join 2 inbound calls

I have a VoIP box setup with Asterisk and using chan_dongle to provide me with an inbound GSM trunk as well as a couple of DID SIP trunks with local numbers. I would like to be able to have the ...
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Using IAX2 to call from one Asterisk server to another

I have two asterisk servers serverA and serverB . I am trying to place a call from serverA to use serverB using IAX2. I have defined a user on serverB in iax.conf. When making the call this is what I ...
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How to know if graceful restart / stop was executed?

Is there a way to know if restart gracefully or stop gracefully has been executed on asterisk while still running and waiting for calls to end then, restart/stop? When this mode is executed, Asterisk ...
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Asterisk relay between multiple subnets

I wonder what's the best way to go when you have phones on multiple networks which are not directly reachable. I have 3 networks 10.3.x.x 10.6.x.x 10.17.x.x My asterisk server resides on the ...
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Asterisk test ISDN card

I have an AVM ISDN controller C4 plugged into an asterisk machine. It shows up in the PCI device list as: Digital Equipment Corporation StrongARM DC21285 (rev 04) How can I test this card to see ...
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Snom sip phone strange behavior

Didn't know where to ask this question, if someone can point me out the correct place, i'll be grateful I will be grateful, if someone will be able to help me with the following, I have around 200 ...
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Vicidial in Autodial does not connect correctly dongle phone call to agent conference

I want to make work Vicidial with chan_dongle Asterisk module to use Huawei USB modems as GSM gateways (trunks/carriers) for asterisk. In manual mode everything works. Problem appears only if ...
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Installing Asterisk inside a CentOS docker image on Xubuntu

I'm trying to install an Asterisk server inside a CentOS 6.5 docker image running on Xubuntu 14.04. I downloaded Dahdi from wget ...
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Elastix “asterisk -r” command not working “-bash: asterisk: command not found”

I'm having trouble administering the current version of Elastix from the command line on a CentOS 6.3 box. I believe the command I'm look for is asterisk -r however I cannot figure out how to access ...
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route incoming asterisk sip calls - fake auth rejected

we are trying to handle incoming sip_calls on our asterisk server, but somehow we always end up getting either 403 or 603 (which should be the same?) what should happen if it works: user calls ...
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Allow specific SIP connection FreePBX

Hey I am using FreePBX with firmware: 5.211.65-14 and service pack 1.0.0.0 On this asterisk server I have everything up and running, but inbound phone calls might be rejected: ...
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Dial international number over dahdi trunk

I am trying to perform the following outgoing call: exten => _49.,1,Log(NOTICE,Dialing German number: ${EXTEN}) same => n,Set(route=DAHDI/g1/00${EXTEN}) same => n,Dial(${route}) exten ...
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Asterisk AGI randomly returning 4 and failing to execute PHP AGI

I've got a PHP script that I execute 2-3 times throughout a single calls life time, if it is inbound it will execute once for the queue, once for start of call and a last time for end of call. For ...
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sip unreachable after changing routes using linux router

SIP server was unreachable after changing routes. I have 2 ISP ,ISP 1 is my default and ISP 2 is my back-up. I have a dialer behind linux router linux. Linux router has 3 ethernet cards. Router ...
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SecAst blocking IP's that fail2ban is not

I'm using SecAst on my Asterisk server as well as fail2ban. (Setup as an option as per the SecAst installation guide). I did this to test if SecAst is working right. I planned to remove fail2ban if ...
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Preventing SecAst access from across the network

I have SecAst up and running great, and I realize that any workstation on the network can access the SecAst telnet interface. Is there a way to limit this to only my laptop? I don't want one of the ...
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Asterisk IVR setup: disallow direct dial for some extensions?

We've got PBX to configure. It's based on Elastix 2.4.0, freePBX 2.8.1 and Asterisk 1.8.20.0. Currently we have a setup for inbound calls like that: Inbound call > Announcement (30 sec) > IVR ...
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secast init file already exists

I'm installing SecAst on a new computer and I'm on step 2.1.7 (copying init files). I copied the first initd file, but when I copy the second one it says file already exists (and I'm overwriting the ...
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SecAst: Potential documentation issue, Ubutunu 12.04.4 LTS and the command: cp -v

To Generation D: I am writing you about what might just be a documentation issue which hopefully doesn't have significant repercussions. This is something I encountered immediately at the start on ...
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Asterisk PBX Manager not saving changes

We are implementing Asterisk 11.4 and using the native PostgreSQL database to store call data. So far, we have not been able to change the admin password through the PBX manager. The password gets ...
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Installing SecAst on AsteriskNOW with CentOS

Having some issues installing SecAst for IPS, Followed the directions up to 2.1.6 and found a way (on this forum) to install qt5-qtbase (thanks) but when I run ldd /usr/local/secast/secast the return ...
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SecAst: Failing to Ban IP ''

To Generation D: This was the setup at time this issue was observed: secast-1.0.1.0-x86_64-ub12 on Ubuntu 12.04.4 Server LTS with Asterisk 11.10.2. The following events were captured and observed in ...
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SecAst: Premature Exit in Daemon Mode

To Generation D: This is a new problem with build secast-1.0.4.0-x86_64-ub12 that didn't happen with the previous build, secast-1.0.1.0-x86_64-ub12. When secast is run as a service (service secast ...
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Unable to connect to Asterisk via Telnet

I'm trying to connect to asterisk via telnet. In order for PHPAGI to use certain commands, it has to be able to do the same. So I'm cutting out the middle man and testing it manually. I've ...
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SecAst: Configuring Email Alerts for Google Apps Account

Requesting assistance with configuring SecAst email alerts to work with Google Apps hosted account (posting here as per request by Generation D)... We have SecAst installed on a system with a new ...
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How do I 'activate' voicemail on an extension on asterisk-Freepbx

I have asterisk-Freepbx (Version 12) hosted on a debian 7 server. I have created an extension (Cisco IP phone SPA 504G). I am able to dial in and out. The extension is configured to go to voicemail ...
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Asterisk inbound trunk unauthorised without allowguest=yes

I am trying to configure an Asterisk (Elastix) box to receive SIP calls from a provider without requiring allowguest=yes to be enabled in sip.conf. Basically the SIP trunk provider uses multiple IPs ...
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Switch from E1 to Analog PSTN line on IP-PBX failure

I have two Asterisk servers, E1(PRI) Gateway Asterisk 1.4 with E1(PRI) card IP-PBX Asterisk 1.8 on VM Server When my e1 gateway is failed (ex. shutdown, no power...), PSTN automatically switch to ...
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SIP INVITE packet has WAN address rather than call manager LAN IP

I am using SIP between two subnets (192.168.3.0/24 and 192.168.30.0/24) each connected via VPN. I have a call server on 192.168.3.100, and two phones 192.168.30.118 (Ext. 3128) and 192.168.30.119 ...
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Asterisk Penalty for dynamic Agents

Is there a way to use penalty with dynamic agents to order agents call distribution for received calls in a queue? We are using linear ring strategy and this only order calls to dynamic agents by ...
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Asterisk cached an old dial plan? rejected because extension not found in context?

I'm trying to fix my asterisk server which has been quite stable up until recently. Here's my problem: a) if i run a sip reload and/or dialplan reload from asterisk terminal, it sometimes breaks the ...
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Starting SecAstQFSFileEngine::open: No file name specified - error when starting secast

I'm receiving the below error when starting secast service secast start Starting SecAstQFSFileEngine::open: No file name specified [FAILED] Has anyone run into this issue before? I'm running CentOS ...
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Asterisk Outgoing CDR Logging To Mysql

Trying to utilize the cdr logging (to mysql) using custom fields. The problem I am facing is only when an outbound call is placed, during inbound calls the custom field I am able to log no problem. ...
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elastix cdr stop working

CDR was working before 19 march. Unfortunately i dont remember what kind of changes i made to configuration, but this exactly not changes to CDR config. elastix 2.4.0 asterisk 11.7.0 mysql 5.0.95 ...
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Iperf UDP listening on used port

I get WARNING[9157] chan_sip.c: Retransmission timeout reached on transmission error on asterisk and trying to troubleshoot the problem. Now asterisk is listening on 5060 port: udp 0 0 ...
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Adding milliseconds to Asterisk v1.4 log

I'd like to add milliseconds to the timestamp for an Asterisk v1.4 instance. I currently have the following entry in /etc/asterisk/logger.conf: dateformat=%B %d %H:%M:%S I'd like to add ...
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Blocking geographic cities from accessing Asterisk using Secast

I am using Secast for intrusion protection on my Asterisk PBX. It’s working great, and I now want to start blocking specific geographic regions. My system is getting hammered from Ramallah ...
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Asterisk server running on loopback address instead of local ipv4 address

I installed Asterisk on my local Ubuntu 12.04 machine. After starting the asterisk [asterisk -c] I ran the command netstat -nlpa | grep asterisk and the output shown is this -> tcp 0 ...
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Asterisk SendText application

I am trying to send text message to the callee using the below config in extensions.conf exten => 5000,1,Answer() exten => 5000,2,SendText('hello world') exten => 5000,n,Hangup() And I am ...
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secAst lib prerequisites too new for Debian/Utuntu 12 LTS?

as requested in FAQ I wrote here the question (there is no question for this product yet on this site?) This Asterisk securing tool looks very nice so I tried to test it out: ...
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Asterisk virtual machine stops responding to network connections when I connect with Phoner Lite

I've installed Asterisk Now with PreePBX from bootable CD to a VirtualBox machine. Then I updated through FreePBX all the modules available for update and noticed a strange behaviour: After I ...
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exit: 1 [FATAL] Unable to connect to Asterisk Manager from /var/lib/asterisk/bin/retrieve_conf, aborting

I am struggling with this error after an Elastix upgrade: exit: 1 [FATAL] Unable to connect to Asterisk Manager from /var/lib/asterisk/bin/retrieve_conf, aborting From what I can see the manager is ...