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

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Change the caller id from my asterisk server

I successfully set up an asterisk server. When people call my asterisk server via PSTN, the server will place another PSTN call to my phone at 33344455555. When I receive the call, my phone shows ...
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Asterisk console output 'no button pressed' on no DTMF input

I've got an outbound survey program, here is an example of what the survey does from the dialplan. same => n(xtn_age),Read(AGE,rbp_age,2) same => n,Set(CDR(age)=${AGE}) same => n,...
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Polycom IP 650 Custom display

I've been googling all over the place and haven't found a good way to do this. I'm hoping that someone out there has done something like this. I have Polycom 650's and 331 deployed to my users via a ...
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Asterisk IVR - input variable and go to an outbound URL

I have an Asterisk outbound IVR system set up, and I'd like it to talk to my LAMP stack on a different server. I've set up the PHP end to receive data from the IVR server and record it in MySQL, but I ...
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Configuration of a Cisco IP Phone 7916 and 7975g

Hi everyone, I would appreciate some help configuring my Cisco IP Phone 7975. In fact the phone works well with the SIP firmware (version SIP75.8-4-1ES2) and an Asterisk Server. Now I would like to ...
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Asterisk ${CALLERID(name)

I am working with asterisk (Asterisk 1.8.11.0), freepbx (2.x) and was building a dialplan (extension_custom.conf). I wanted to get caller Name from database which i have stored for example. CLI> ...
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Transfer to Voicemail only when call not answered, not on rejecting a call (Asterisk)

I am working with Asterisk now and observed call transfers to voicemail even though i have rejected it. Is any way to transfer call to voicemail only when on not answered or not available ?
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hylafax vs hylafax+: Compatibility issues and Asterisk interoperability

I'm an engineering student currently working on a project for making a Fax2Email and Email2Fax solution based on HylaFax and Asterisk and I'm highly concerned about performance and stability since the ...
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How to forward a call to SIP server

I have a SIP server(Asterisk) I have configured a DID for outbound and inbound. My asterisk server has freepbx installed to manage it. My requirement here is, when anyone calls to this DID call should ...
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Asterisk Server - System(asterisk -rx 'sip reload')

I have the following line in extensions.conf exten => s,1,System(asterisk -rx 'sip reload') Is there a SipReload() command in asterisk that can replace my System() command?
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asterisk incoming/miss call notification (to skype)

My environment: Centos 5.6, Asterisk with freepbx , skype i.e.sends message with parameter skype.sh skype_user message. Now i wanted to send skype notification so that my asterisk server notification ...
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Is there a stable cross-platform softphone? Or a Linux-only one?

We use an Asterisk based solution as our PBX, and although we've found hardphones work flawlessly, we have yet to find a reliable softphone. The basic requirement is that it allows multiple calls and ...
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Asterisk block incoming call with certain Caller IDs

So I know this is a fairly simple question, but I can't seem to find a good answer to it. I have a DID which is getting hit fairly hard (or at least for me, about 1-3 calls per day) with telemarketers ...
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Elastix and extensions.conf

My VOIP provider required me to add this into /etc/asterisk/extensions.conf: exten => h,1,Hangup exten => _00X.,1, Answer exten => _00X.,n, Set(CALLERID(num)=96354205144239) ; exten => ...
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It is possible to set up an Asterisk PBX running on EC2 and have reliable call quality?

There is an EC2 kernel with a 1000Hz clock, which I have successfully used to set up Asterisk etc already, but I am wondering if other issues (e.g. transit from London to Dublin to London- our current ...
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Grouping extensions in Asterisk

We have an asterisk based phone system with multiple clients connected to it. At the moment, all the extension numbers fall in the range 100 - 9999. But, now we have an issue where a particular ...
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Convert a WAV (Asterisk recordings) to MP3

I have a large collection of WAVs. They are: RIFF, little-endian WAVE audio GSM 6.10 Mono 8000Hz effective bitrate of 13.6 I need to convert these to MP3. Current I am forced to send the file ...
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How to add a user who is out of state as if they were just another extension AT our office? [closed]

We want to add a person who is in another state to our phone system as though they were simply in another cubicle here at the office. So, they can dial "302" and get the office assistant's extension ...
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Asterisk IVR to Extension slow

I have a IVR set to pickup our PSTN lines and tell the user to enter the extension OR to press 1 for a representative. If the person enters an extension it transfers within 1 second , but if they ...
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Polycom Not Registering against Asterisk

We have several Polycom 301s in the office along with 501s, 601s and SoundStation 4001s. Recently several of the 301s and a 4001 have stopped being able to register against Trixbox/Asterisk server and ...
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Zoiper softphone cannot register to Asterisk with IAX2: cause connection refused, cause code 29

I am trying to configure a Zoiper softphone (iOS app version) so that it can connect to my Asterisk PBX. The Zoiper configuration is as follows: Account name: Account1 Server: <ip-address-of-my-...
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What is the use of echo canceler in ISDN boards if all my endpoints have echo canceling?

Most digital telephony boards (BRI/PRI) have optional hardware echo canceler presented as alternative to the cpu intensive software echo canceling available in Asterisk and FreeSWITCH. I'm wondering,...
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Asterisk Connection not working

I have installed Asterisk on VirtualBox by following the steps from here. Everything went ok until I got to navigate to an IP to configure Asterisk using FreePBX: 10.0.2.15 (Shouldn't be something ...
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Provisioning SIP Phones over the internet

I have a few SIP Phones that are located of site and connect to my PBX over the internet to make calls. For some reason one of these phones has become unprovisioned. In my office phones get ...
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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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How can I link two Trixbox servers to make free calls between them?

We have a Trixbox server at the office, and I have one at my home too. They have been working fine independently of each other for a while, but I figured if they could talk to each other over the ...
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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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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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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 automatic installation

I recently started a project which I need to automate the installation of Asterisk servers for my customers in AWS infrastructure. Customers already own AWS infrastructure. I was thinking the ...
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How to match numbers based on end of number?

I am setting up an Asterisk VoIP server (using FreePBX) and I need to identify all numbers that end with a particular pattern. This is required for routing purposes, that is, to find out whether they ...
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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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Asterisk and SIP behind NAT

I am trying to Setup an Asterisk-Server to accept calls from a client in an other Network. The Server and the client are behind an NAT. I have already activated STUN on the client, but I am still ...
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Can't receive phone call on my FreePbx extension

I'm running out of hair to pull here. I have my freepbx installed and configured ok at the beginning. I was testing it with Google Voice account. I can call out and receive call. I'm sure I must did ...
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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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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 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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Is there an alternative to the “3CX Assistant” for use with an Asterisk system? [closed]

I am researching possibilities for my next PBX system, and am trying to decide between 3CX and AsteriskNOW. The only thing I don’t like about 3CX is the recurring cost of keeping the software updated,...
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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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Elastix 2.5 - Change settings via WEB GUI does NOT take effect

My PBX system is currently running Elastix 2.5, which has been installed & configured about three months ago. For maintaining purpose, I have used etckeeper to tracking changes in /etc folder, ...
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Asterisk with softphone and webphone

I have a problem with Asterisk. I wrote a WebPhone, so I should add to my peers some config details: encryption = yes avpf = yes icesupport = yes dtlsenable =yes dtlsverify = no dtlssetup = actpass ...
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How to configure a custom context/dial plan for incomming calls in Elastix/FreePBX?

I would like to know how set a custom context from the extensions.conf file, to deal with the incoming calls in Elastix/FreePBX? I have developed a custom dial plan called [my-custom-incoming1] and ...
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RPM built on same Guest OS, segfaults on another host (Asterisk)

I have built an RPM for Asterisk 13 for Centos 7 using a build VM running on OSX (MacBook, using Parallels). This is with the intention of using this RPM on both our QA and production systems. ...