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 server for unlimited cell phone calling?

Does anyone know if Asterisk server can do the following? I have 10 freelance programmers each working from a different city, each with their own cell phone. I want to have one business phone number ...
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Recommended FXO Gateway for UK analogue lines

Can anybody recommend any FXO gateway devices to connect analogue telephone lines to an Asterisk VoIP system. Requirements: Minimum of 4 ports. Enterprise grade - quality is more important than ...
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Can I monitor Asterisk usage with Cacti?

I want to be able to see how many minutes of use each user in my asterisk uses. Right now, I am using a POTS interface to the outside wold, but I want to know how much the system is used, so I can ...
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Asterisk - Trigger when an extension becomes reachable/unreachable

We have people in our office that use softphones to connect to our Asterisk system. The softphones are online when they are in the office, and offline when they are not. So the Reachable/UNREACHABLE ...
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Outgoing calls from vtiger to an asterisk extension

I've successfully installed vtiger and asterisk on Ubuntu, and I managed to configure them such that I get an incoming and an outgoing popup in vtiger. The problem is that when I click on an extension ...
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IM and File Transfers Integrated With VoIP

I have an Asterisk box serving an office of people. I'd like to provide instant messaging and file sharing capabilities alongside the voice and video capabilities provided by Asterisk (ala Windows ...
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Share phones but not extensions in Asterisk

I'm setting up a new Asterisk PBX, and I'm on the process of buying IP phones. I plan to add phones as needed, as we can't afford to buy them all at once. However, I do want to create a single ...
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Transfering call asterisk to different context

I have a Small and basic PBX, and with two contexts wich basicly are sales and supervisor both have different roles and privileges. I notice that it is possible to transfer call from the same context ...
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Sound disappeared on IVR in Asterisk

I'm setting up an IVR in asterisk. It was working fine but I installed some new hardware and the sound has disappeared. I can see this in the console: Feb 22 22:24:00 DEBUG[10555]: pbx.c:1697 ...
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Cheap Solution for Routing a Toll Free Number to a Standard POTS Number

I do some technical work for an Internet Radio Show/Podcast, and need to fix something that has been broken for a while. The hosts have a Skype-In number to take listener calls, and for convenience ...
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Trixbox won't accept incoming calls on IAX trunk

any trixbox/asterisk experts out there? I have a trixbox installation that refuses to accept incoming calls via IAX2 from a certain VoIP provider. Initially, I thought it was a firewall problem but I ...
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Server Fax Farm - Need suggestions, or advice

We're Looking at creating a large fax farm via T.38 (Fax over Voip - hundreds of incoming and outgoing faxes) on linux servers, anyone have any suggestions on what is available? All my searches return ...
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where is the hold music file located on Asterisk?

would anyone know what the file name is (and the location) of the hold music file is in Asterisk?
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Is a short delay before I can hear the person I'm calling a “known issue” with Asterisk?

Whenever I call someone using my workplace's Asterisk VOIP server there's a 2-3 second delay before I can hear them so I always miss them saying "hello". This happens with any SIP client running on ...
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Is this Asterisk Application possible?

I have no experience with Asterisk and am looking to replicate an application I have running on the Voxeo platform. The workflow is this: Make an outbound call. If an answering service is detected, ...
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Migrate asterisk config files to database configuration

Does anyone have documentation or tooling to help migrate from a config file based asterisk deployment to a database deployment?
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Asterisk issue with ConfBridge

I'm receiving an error when I try to call an extension that leads to ConfBridge() app in my dialplan Here is the extensions.conf exten => 601,1,Noop() same => ...
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Installing FreePBX or Asiterisk-GUI on working server

We have server with Ububuntu and asterisk 1.8 on it without any web-interfaces. Our managers ask me to make them web-interface for looking over config, users, calls and so on. I've installed ...
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Asterisk ignoring sip_domain part of URI

I am using Asterisk version 11.5. My problem is the following: I literally cannot make any outbound call. That's because, whatever I dial in any client, the sip_domain part gets ignored, it is ...
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Asterisk PBX on linux (CENTOS 6.2) hangs up calls that are being recorded after 33 seconds

i have an issue with my calls being made via ASTERISK PBX running on linux CENTOS 6.2. The use case is that a call is triggered from /var/spool/asterisk/outbound/ The caller is dialed The dialplan ...
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Asterisk: Forcing a sip peer to connect via ipv6?

I've got an asterisk server that connects to an upstream provider over a WAN. The upstream provider supports both IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity, and the asterisk server is behind a NAT. When asterisk ...
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Routing Asterisk traffic evading a VPN

I have two offices set in two distant locations, connected through a IPSec VPN (using pfSense). On one office, I have an Asterisk PBX where all the extensions connect, and the Asterisk PBX is ...
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Sending faxes from Asterisk (email to fax) — is any feedback possible?

I am about to make some email to fax gateway --- some python program will make Asterisk call files and put them into some queue (files or db based). Then another program should take "call tasks" from ...
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Remove local area code on outbound calls, and remove “dial 1” for long distance in Trixbox/Asterisk

We have Trixbox CE 2.8 and Asterisk 1.6. I want to remove the 933 area code so you can just dial 555-5555 instead of 933-555-5555 for local calls. I also want to remove the +1 for long distance so ...
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GUI for Asterisk 1.8.8 on Debian 6

Can someone point me towards a tutorial for installing either FreePBX, or a Webmin GUI for Asterisk 1.8.8 on Debian 6? Asterisk Thirdlane Multi Tenant PBX Manager and Asterisk Thirdlane PBX Manager ...
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Asterisk and sip station codecs

we have a small instance running on ec2 of voxilla/FreePBX-Asterisk-1.6.0.5-i386.manifest which has been updated as far as i can see We signed up for sipstation (because it removes half the ...
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Asterisk DID incoming rules =s

So I have a 10 way SIP trunk from a UK provider. Calls in and out work fine, but as I have multiple numbers for different purposes I set up the inbound rules for each number but they never work, only ...
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SIP ( Asterisk ) CoS solutions with no VLAN's?

I have a Asterisk box actually two running pure asterisk. No GUI i.e. FreePBX, TL etc. The asterisk box is connected to a an EX4200 VC Stack, the EX4200's then connect to our headquarters via a Qwest ...
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Is there a minimum CPU requirement for a single call using G729?

I am just trying this out on an AWS micro VM, which gives out roughly the equivalent of a 600Mhz processor. Currently call quality is poor, but I am trying to ascertain if this is due to a lack of ...
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TrixBox Message Waiting Indicator in Device and User Mode

My trixbox installation supports hot-desking, so that users can take any desk and log into the phone. To do this, I placed FreePBX into Device-and-User mode, which allows the devices (phones) and ...
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Asterisk failing at startup after upgrading to asterisk18

I was using asterisk16 and asterisk16-skypeforasterisk, which was working fine. I have recently upgraded to asterisk18 and asterisk18-skypeforasterisk, after that I am receiving the following error ...
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Asterisk doesn't start properly at system startup. DNS lookup fails

When I start my Ubuntu system it attempts two DNS lookups. One to find out what my internet-routers external ip is. And one to find the IP of my PSTN-SIP-provider. Both fails. [Apr 7 22:14:54] ...
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How to setup Asteriesk in WINDOWS machine and how to get started?

How to setup Asteriesk in WINDOWS machine and how to get started? any tutorials would be helpful I googled it but it didn't turn into helpful things
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How do I configure Asterisk to use G729 on a trunk with FreePBX

I've successfully got the channel from phone->PBX working on G279. I'm just trying to get the PBX->trunk to also be G279. I did this by using FreePBX and putting in allow=g729,ulaw into each ...
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Setting environment variables for a service without a login shell on Debian

I have created a linux service that runs as a deamon (and gets started from /etc/init.d/X). I need to set some environment variables that can be accessed by the application. Here's the scenario. The ...
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Asterisk, IAXModem & Hylafax how-tos?

I'm trying to set up Asterisk and IAXModem to send faxes via T38 (Yes, I know I'm swatting a fly with a Buick...) However, since I'm trying to do something so small with a product so large, I'm having ...
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FreePBX: Asterisk in the Cloud (EC2) Audio Problems

Please pardon the newbie question, but I can't seem to figure this out. I followed Voxilla's tutorial to the tee. But in making calls, my softphones connect, yet no audio (in either direction). I ...
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FreePBX: Basic config?

I've just successfully set up an Asterisk+FreePBX install on an Amazon EC2 instance per this guide: http://voxilla.com/2009/10/15/voxillas-freepbx-in-a-cloud-step-by-step-1457 (I've also assigned it ...
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Asterisk terminating outbound call when picked up, sends 'BYE' message

I'm running Asterisk 1.6.1.10 / FreePBX 2.5.2.2 and I've got an outbound trunk setup. Everything use to work fine until recently (perhaps due to upgrade to FC12 or other things I'm not sure). Anyway ...
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Asterisk/TrixBox and Predictive Dialing/Outbound Call Center

Is anyone out there running predictive dialers or Call Center type products on Asterisk/Trixbox. I'm looking for vicidial type functionality. The best way to characterize it would be political ...
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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: 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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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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Werbrtc2sip crashing intermittently. Aborted (core dumped)

I am having issues with making webrtc2sip actually work. Webrtc2sip is now getting crashed intermittently during a call. I have seen this even when only one call is active in a queue. By the way, my ...
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Connect Cisco 7975 VOIP phone to two separate Asterisk PBX's

I have a Cisco 7975 registered on an Asterisk SIP server, and I want to register a second line on a second (different IP) Asterisk SIP server. I tried to do this with firmware version 8.5.3 but it ...
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Security, hardening and NAT for RTP and SIP

I decided to create a VOIP server and it has gotten more complicated then I thought it would. So in order to make my server more secure, I keep it behind a pfSense appliance. I use IP filtering to ...
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Asterisk congestion reasons

After moving Asterisk from one server to another, I noticed that ASR dropped by 15-20 %. Also I noticed following warning in logs file [Dec 8 15:52:00] WARNING[4771][C-00000031] pbx.c: Maximum ...
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DTMF Detection in Asterisk PBX

I have an asterisk server as IP PBX. I have created an Auto-Attendant for my company and asking users to enter desired extensions when they call. The problem is that when the message is playing and ...
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Limit simultaneous call per user in Asterisk

I want to limit simultaneous calls per extensions in Asterisk for security reasons. For example when a user is on the call no body else would be able to make a call by that extension. How can I ...
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Error raised during calls in asterisk server

Today my asterisk could not receive calls for a while. when I checked the asterisk logs, the error below was raising during this period. Purely numeric hostname (1002), and not a peer--rejecting! ...