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Asterisk/FreePBX: how to reject all incoming calls after few seconds?

I have 3 dumb GSM relays that control the gates. If a person whose number is in device's address book calls, gate opens. Call gets rejected (in my country calls that didn't connect or lasted less than ...
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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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FreePBX Endpoint Manager dial plan dropping everything after a comma

When using the Endpoint Manager for Yealink phones, I am configuring the dial plan. On yealink phones, a comma has special meaning: a choice. For example, [3-7,*]xx should match 333, 601 and *69. ...
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Whitelist phones for DISA in asterisk

What would be the best practice to allow only a whitelisted list of numbers to access a DISA system in asterisk? I have a public number that lot of people use but if a certain number calls, it allow ...
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Change FreePBX Queue settings programatically?

Is there is anyway to change the settings(such as 'timeout') of a queue added by FreePBX?. I found No such options in Asterisk Manager (AMI) and CLI.
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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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Asterisk internal call not routing correctly. Unable to retrieve PJSIP transport 'udp,tcp,ws,wss' for endpoint 'anonymous'

I am trying to figure out why my FXO adapter has suddenly stopped working, it has been a while since it was first configured, I had only changed an internal call timeout setting on the FXO adapter and ...
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Accept calls on external cell phones - FreePBX Distro

We installed FreePBX distro last week and configured it so that when someone calls in, it goes to all the phones so someone here can answer the call. After trying all the internal extensions, it ...
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FreePBX on AWS EC2

I know I can install asterisk, freepbx on ec2 instance from the repository but for some reasons I was hoping to install the freepbx distro from an iso from my local machine to ec2 instance. Can anyone ...
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DTMF Tone issue with Elastix

I am very new to Elastix and have just gone through the setup of a new system on Elastix 2.5.0-8, I have Elastix in the middle of 2 sip trunks, one is the service provider and the other is a 3rd Party ...
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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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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 Function MAILBOX_EXISTS not registered

I am at a complete loss. I have searched for a while now and I cannot get a mailbox to work. CentOs 6.7 asterisk 1.8.32 freePBX I did this installation through the wiki.freepbx ...
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High availability Asterisk options?

We currently run FreePBX on a single node. I'd like to have a cluster of asterisk instances for sharing the load, but mainly for failover. I'm curious how other people have solved this problem. ...
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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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How to configure Hylafax to send faxes to folders?

At my current job, we have an established phone/fax system that uses Elastix on top of FreePBX and Hylafax. The guy who set it up did so by himself (a former employee we still have on contract as ...
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10,000 entries in iptables on CentOS 4GB Ran, dual core 2.3ghz?

I am running a linux box with FreePBX/Astrisk installed. I have blocked China and Hong Kong using lists from ip2location. com/blockvisitorsbycountry.aspx website. My fail2ban was going off like ...
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FreePBX How to play an announcement for misdialled calls

Our Asterisk-based PBX (FreePBX "Tango" distro) does not require any prefix for outgoing calls. The system is able to recognise external numbers and route them appropriately. Some of our users who ...
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How can I limit Asterisk's Chanspy feature to certain channels?

I'm using a standard config of Asterisk 1.4 with FreePBX using the chanspy feature code. I want to restrict what channels it is possible to spy on, ideally doing this in a .conf file. How would I do ...
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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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How to know what number was dialled on incoming call

The scenario In the UK. I have one (BT openreach) phone line coming into a Cisco SPA232D. That phone line is ringable on a number, let's say 01235AAAAAA. I have a virtual number, 01235BBBBBB, which ...
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Asterisk flooded by incoming SIP connection from unknown peer

Hello i just installed an new asterisk configuration with freepbx and signed for a SIP account. I setup the SIP trunk with my provider data, launched the console with the asterisk -vvvr command to ...
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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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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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How to Remove SIP or Plus Prefixes from Incoming Calls on FreePBX?

How can I remove the "sip:+" (sip plus) prefix from incoming numbers? The number is being cached on my phone, and is an illogical format, so I cannot call that number back.
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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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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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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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centos 6.5 ssh rsa key fails

Alright I have read many many articles and followed a few different tutorials and I can not get my RSA key to work on my centos servers. The servers are running centos 6.5 with FreePBX on them and I ...
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Sip configuration for Elastix, for Terrasip (Provider) with Multiple DIDs

I have just purchased several DIDs with Terrasip I have configured my Elastix (freepbx) SIP trunk according to their suggestion: Please follow this template configuration. (valid for outbound/inbound ...
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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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Cisco IP Phone TFTP Error/Timeout

I'm trying to get Cisco 7942G IP phone working on FreeBPX setup. It has issues with getting things over tftp. I tried hard reset thing and I'm getting this in tftpd log: [root@localhost ~]# tail -f ...
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FreePBX server (cent OS base) locks up with no errors or kernel panics

Bit of a baffling situation I've been dealing with for a few days. I have multiple CentOS headless servers (6.4) with the following stats: Core CentOS - 6.4 (Final) Kernel - ...
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Asterisk Register username with special character like “@”

I am using a SIP provider that has provided me with a username like: +1122233344@aaa.bb.com (Note this is only the username part) And has a numerical password. My Register string looks something ...
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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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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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Asterisk, How can i play an audio file [closed]

Here is the dial plan [testInComingCalls] exten => s,1,Answer exten => 30953025,1,Dial(SIP/20000,20) I would like to play an audio file as soon as somebody answered the call (Welcome Message)..
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Can't listen to port 4445; sqlite3

So I have a dedicated machine running Ubuntu 12.04 server with FreePBX 2.9. Earlier I was attempting to familiarize myself with SQL via sqlite3, but I received this dreaded error: SQLite header and ...
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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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What is the “Allow Anonymous Inbound SIP Calls” option under “Asterisk SIP Settings” in FreePBX for?

I am looking for the canonical definition of the “Allow Anonymous Inbound SIP Calls” option under “Asterisk SIP Settings” in FreePBX. Also, how does it relate to "Allow SIP Guests"?
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AsteriskNOW server routes outgoing calls as if they are incoming

I am very new to Asterisk so this is undoubtedly a misconfiguration on my end. Right now my test setup behaves as follows: When I make an incoming call to an FXO port on my analog card, Asterisk ...
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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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Can anybody explain why to use Asterisk PBX rather than standard PBX from Matrix or Siemens [closed]

Can anybody explain why open-source Asterisk is favourable in comparison with a traditional PBX system from a vendor such as NEC/Syntel/Matrix or Siemens.
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FreePBX & Zoostorm

I'm having some issues trying to install the FreePBX Distro on a new Zoostorm box. It keeps asking me for drivers. Here's the error message: No Driver Found Unable to find any service of the type ...
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What are the possible reasons for a SIP register failure?

I have setup an Elastix box (asterisk/freepbx based) and added a trunk for an external VoIP provider. When I get to the Asterisk command line interface and type sip show registry I always get the same ...
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Inbound Caller gets Fast Busy and Extension gets ringing

Inbound caller (1636) calls a sipstation direct dial to my phone on my desk. Cellphone sounds like fast busy but then desk phone rings. Cant connect the call. then when desk phone hangs up It ...
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How do I configure additional phone lines asterisk/trixbox?

I have a 4 port Digium card in there, and have 4 lines running smoothly. Now, we added ANOTHER 4 port card 1AEX410PELF and have 4 more analog lines coming into the Trixbox server. It still runs the 4 ...
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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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Can a FreePBX backup be restored to a different version?

I run a small PBX based on the FreePBX distro of Asterisk. The installation has been steadily upgraded but for various reasons, we want to start again on a new server with a clean install from the ...
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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 ...