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 realtime include dialplans

I noticed that when creating a dialplan in asterisk on realtime, I cannot inlcude contexts. So to be clear, I want to do the following: [context1] switch => Realtime [context2] include => ...
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Asterisk Dialplan Siptrunk dial user input

I have an SIP Trunk on my Asterisk box. So my Asterisk box has one public number and 100 internal numbers. external number: 0030XXXXXXXX internal numbers: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 ... and so on I ...
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Asterisk new PJSIP driver security option

I have a working asterisk environment, but I get a lot of unwanted traffic, like sip scanners of people who even try to call as a guest. I'm using res_pjsip, the configuration is stored in ...
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how do you create a forward in the Trixbox/Asterisk cli?

I have an old trixbox that appears to of had it's last update back in 2008 that is having issues initializing a forward (go figure). It's so out of date that an update is really impossible and a new ...
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why do all softphones fail to authenticate after receiving 401 unauthorized from Asterisk?

When I attempt to connect to the Asterisk server from CSipSimple, over a Cisco router, on the same network, Asterisk logs show the attempted connection: <-------------> [Mar 23 20:01:34] ...
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FreePBX UK Dial Patterns Route Through Specific Trunk

I've read a ton of links and tutorials and for some reason cannot get my dial patterns to work correctly. I've got Freepbx installed and working properly - no issue there. I want to create a dial ...
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Asterisk - very high Load Average with no reason

There is a problem with Asterisk server showing high Load Average I can not explain. Ny setup is: Asterisk 13.1.0 Linux 3.13.0-24 (Ubuntu Server) Dual socket (Xeon E5-2620) server, HT enabled - 24 ...
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Attaching Asterisk console to process

I want to open control console on currently running Asterisk instance. When am I supposed to use option -r and when -c in order to connect to Asterisk process? What is a main difference?
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Asterisk using PORT NUMBER in FROM FIELD of SIP calls

I have an annoying situation with Asterisk 13. I setup a SIP trunk that works OK to receive calls. However, I can't make calls even though my SIP provider is working (I can place calls with a regular ...
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WebRTC on standalone asterisk - no audio

After struggling with Asterisk for WebRTC for a few weeks now, I decided to put my problem on this forum. My Problem is as follows: Im not getting audio from WebRTC to WebRTC clients. I work in a LAN ...
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Can't dial through SIP trunk: FreePBX/Asterisk

I set up a SIP TRUNK in FreePBX/Asterisk that works perfectly for incoming calls. Here' s the relevant configuration: type=friend host=201.217.31.10 callerid=mynumber ...
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Asterisk Sip Server and “Screen Sharing” function

I'am newbie in asterisk, i followed the tutorials on the asterisk wiki, and installed the latest version (13) of the asterisk server. I was able to setup the voip now i wonder, there is a function im ...
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Asterisk: execute shell command on server when call is accepted on SIP extension

I'm trying to configure asterisk to execute shell command for incoming calls - but only when the call is accepted. I've managed to setup extensions.conf so that command is executed when new call comes ...
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Asterisk behind NAT sets wrong Contact Header

I'm using SIP with asterisk 13.1.0 behind a statically configured NAT. The servers private_ip differs from the public_ip, where I can reach it. I've already set these options in the sip.conf file. ...
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Asterisk - Send voicemail to email as client SMTP address

I'm able to setup Elastix (Asterisk) to send email voicemail attachments without any issue. But I'm trying to email them to a particular external address and it seems to be rejecting the emails as ...
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Using Asterisk for IVR calls without internet connectivity

I am thinking about using Asterisk as an IVR for a project in Burundi, in a place where we often lose internet connection. I'd like the Asterisk server to deliver IVR calls through, say, an Android ...
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Asterisks Dialplan Extensions

I'm playing around with a very simple asterisks setup. My asterisks server is 192.168.1.10 (Ubuntu 12.04), my 2 sip clients are 192.168.1.20 and .21 (both using ubuntu 12.04 and Jitsi as a sip ...
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sip register success on one host but fail on another host in same local network

I acquired antisip account and setup asterisk (lets say PBX-A) to register. It worked fine. However, I attempted to do so with another asterisk (PBX-B). No luck this time. PBX-A and PBX-B are on the ...
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routing for iax-protocol does not work on pfsense

I have problems with a pfsense-box routing iax-traffic (UDP port 4569). Our company has a central office and eight branch-offices. At the branch-offices we use pfsense as firewall and VPN endpoints ...
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Finish extension (avoid dialplan to silently continue in the next priority of another extension)

I have run into a strange behaviour: [ctx-test] exten => h,1,NoOp(*** hangup ***) exten => _.,1,NoOp(*** ${EXTEN} ***) same => n,... same => n,... same => n,Hangup() Strangely, ...
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Asterisk Firewall access Rules

I have a questions regarding the firewall rules for Asterisk VoIP server. I have a restricted access to UDP/TCP port 5060, which seems to be blocking calls. I want to make sure that my VoIP Server ...
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Log to file in Asterisk: append with newline

(I am testing on Asterisk 11.7.0~dfsg-1ubuntu1) I am using the following format to append to a logfile, according to the documentation: same => n,Set(FILE(/tmp/mylog.txt,,,a)=my-log-message) ...
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Asterisk Event PauseQueueMember - AMI Calls

We use Asterisk-AMI and we have a little JS server which listens for Events from the AMI to gather & display statistics (Calls, Queues etc). I initialy thought that when a queue member is paused, ...
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configuring command prompt in Asterisk CLI

I am trying to set up color prompt in asterisk CLI. In the documentation I have found this: %Cn[;n] Change terminal foreground (and optional background) color to specified. A full list of colors may ...
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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 ...