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Running into errors on installing addons in asterisk

Trying to install asterisk on my centos system following this tutorial but on doing ./configure –libdir=/usr/lib64 && make menuselect && make && make install in my terminal ...
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Asterisk PBX call recording

Asterisk version 1.8.28.2 FreePBX version 2.11.0.37 When an outbound call is transferred , the recordings is saved in two files ( one before call transfer ,and one after transfer) Can this combined ...
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Iptables rules to only whitelist SIP providers

I have an Asterisk box sitting behind an ADSL router/modem. There are no other services on the Asterisk box, just telephony. I am getting a lot of traffic which I think are SIP probes. I've ...
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Where in FreePBX GUI possible to change mysql user and password for res_odbc_additional.conf

I use CDR records to MySQL. MySQL located on different machine. If I change these settings directly in res_odbc_additional.conf It working ok, until FreePBX will rewrite configuration again. And I ...
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Creating an outbound call center software in asterisk [closed]

I an outbound call centre as i know the server calls a person and connect the call to the executive.Executive via headphone attached to a system directly talk to the person means there is only one ...
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Asterisk server firewall script allows 2-way audio from incoming calls, but not on outgoing?

I'm running an Asterisk PBX on a virtual machine directly connected to the Internet and I really want to prevent script kiddies, l33t h4x0rz and actual hackers access to my server. The basic way I ...
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Identifier 2, identifier_type 2 not found in identifier list

I am using asterisk 11.9.0 and created a dialplan.My problem is that everytiime i perform an sql operation its working fine but the line same => n,mysql(clear ${resultid}) is giving a error ...
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Why use a PCI System Timer?

I have heard it said that servers serving VOIP services such as Asterisk should use a PCI System Timer. Why? Nowhere is this ever explained, and googling reveals no clear use-cases for the device. ...
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Can you automate change of settings for all phones?

Is it possible to automate the process of changing some settings for VOIP phones running on Asterisk PBX? i.e. I have 10 phones connecting to PBX at all time. 5 of those phones are at one customer ...
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Upgrade Failure in FreePBX Installation

I'm building FreePBX 2.11.0.25 from source over Asterisk asterisk-11.9.0 (also built from source) on a Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit server installed on a VMWare VM. During installation I had an error that ...
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how to record normal/PSTN calls using asterisk

i want to recording incoming calls and outgoing calls using asterisk. when i make a call from my mobile phone with a custom dialer. my calls will not be a voice calls i.e. Voice over ip , that will be ...
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Failed to make SIP calls (Asterisk + PhonerLite + Zoiper + Blink)

I've installed Asterisk PBX on a VirtualBox virtual machine, then created 3 phone extensions: 101 - PhonerLite, 102 - Zoiper, 103 - Blink all of them are configured as "friends". All the clients ...
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How to use Asterisk build a telephony system with one land line and two cell phone numbers? [closed]

I think I am on the same boat like many others: My family has a land line from my local telephony company and we have two cell phones (lines) as well. We live in a two-story home. I am considering ...
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FreePBX, no IP Phone connected: queue not calling external numbers

I run asterisk/FreePBX installed with the FreePBX distro on a dedicated server. There is Queue for incoming calls with 2 static agents: extension 01 and 02. Each static agent has a VoIP phone ...
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Can I set up a PBX server to make calling features that otherwise I need to pay? [closed]

I have a traditional home phone line from my local telephone company. I subscribe to a few calling features, such as call display, call waiting, visual call waiting, voice mall, etc. Call features are ...
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“Caller rejected because extension not found” in asterisk

I'm an asterisk newbie and I've just installed it on my ubuntu 12.04 server with sudo apt-get install asterisk. I'm following the tutorial for asterisk from here: ...
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FreePBX Calls connect but no voice

I have FreePBX running on virtualbox on a windows 8 host the network adapter is set to bridged and I have assigned it a static IP address. My windows 8 host is connected to a typical home wireless ...
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Disabling saying extensions when the ext is not available with Asterisk?

I setup Asterisk and everything works great. The main issue I have is that when the external call cannot reach the default extension, the system repeats the extension number which could be desirable ...
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How to call an extension directly from outside with Asterisk?

How can I call an extension from outside directly without using a voice menu? For example I am calling a number xxx-xxxxxxx and the extension is 2002. I have not setup an voicemenu type thing with ...
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Asterisk Server not accepting voice

I have installed AsteriskNow server with FreePBX on Virtualbox. I am using a Softphone(3cxphone) to test the system. I could able to connect to Asterisk and make calls. But I can't here anything what ...
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100% free landline calling possible with Asterisk PBX and Google Voice? [closed]

This forum post gives supposed instructions for free land line via Google Voice with inbound and outbound calling. How is this possible? From what little I know I am under the impression that Google ...
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Asterisk Configuration on wireless network

I have installed Asterisk in my laptop on Ubuntu. Afterwards I created wireless network on the same machine (on which I have installed Asterisk). Next I installed 3CX softphone client on two laptops ...
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could I cat a file to telnet to email to specific address?

Right, now, I am configuring Asterisk to send an email when one gets a voicemail. Due to the firewalls at my school, and securities on our email client, I can't use the ssmtp program directly, but ...
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Asterisk preferable CPU usage

I have Asterisk running on an Amazon M1 small instance. The maximum number of lines do not exceed 20. After running for awhile, voice quality decreased. Some noises appear and voice was getting ...
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Asterisk replacement for multi-line/multi-phone/all ring Nortel system?

I'm trying to replace an aging Nortel phone system with an Asterisk based system. The existing system work something like this: Phone 1- -Line 1 Phone 2-- --Line 2 Phone ...
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Asterisk/FreePBX: Allow other Google Talk clients to ring when using motif module

I've recently installed FreePBX to act as a link between a SIP soft phone and my Google Talk account. It was easy to set up and outbound calls work just fine, but I've run into two problems with ...
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Asterisk: forward if peer unreachable

I would like to respond to incoming calls by checking is a specific peer is reachable, and dial the appropriate number accordingly. Presently I did this: exten => 1200,1,Answer() same => ...
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Is it possible to monitor an Asterisk ConfBridge from a URL / Browser?

I have an Asterisk server set up with minimal configuration, including the following confbridge definition / extension: *confbridge.conf* [testbridge] type=bridge video_mode=follow_talker ...
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Asterisk cron page/intercom script

Wanting to send a page/intercom message to a group of VoIP phones as specified intervals. Is it possible to schedule asterisk to send a page/intercom via cron or some other method? What would be the ...
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Unable to Reach Phone's Web Interface

My network admin is out on vacation this week, so I can't get the answer from him. My office's network shares its bandwidth between its phones and its computers. The phones have IPs like 10.22.0.* ...
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MySQL db management through FreePBX

Is there an already prebuilt library for adding realtime DB management to an Asterisk Web-based GUI, like FreePBX ?
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Realms in Asterisk

How can a system (Asterisk) accept realms? I mean, for example we have two SIP accounts: exampleuser@test.com and exampleuser@anothertest.com. For Asterisk by default, these two accounts are the same ...
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Is my top statement saying my asterisk server is using too much resources?

I installed an asterisk server on my VPS with linode. I have 1 GB of ram. I'm not sure what kind of CPU is in use. I decided to test the number of concurrent calls my system can handle. So I used ...
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Access denied for user 'administrator'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I've a user account setup asteriskpbx@localhost. From this account I'm trying to execute the following command: echo "select 1" | isql -v asterisk-connector However, I get this error : ...
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Can I create a link in a digium email template to add a phone number to my call block list?

I work in an office which uses Digium Swtichvox. We recently moved offices and had to get new phone numbers. Many of these numbers are frequently being called by debt collectors or other wrong number ...
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getting error “recompile with -fPIC”

After ./configure asterisk in CentOS I type make command but getting the following error /usr/bin/ld: /usr/local/lib/liblua.a(lapi.o): relocation R_X86_64_32 against `luaO_nilobject_' can not be used ...
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Asterisk Has Consistent 100% CPU Load On One Core

http://i.imgur.com/sySQfsH.png Please note the screenshot. I have an Ubuntu 12.10 box running Asterisk. I ssh'ed into the server the other day to find asterisk running at 100% CPU on one core, and i ...
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How to establish SIP connection, when SIP-proxy is required?

I have Asterisk/1.8.13.1 Asterisk GUI-version : SVN--r Yes, quite old one, but I can not update it since this is installed on my Synology NAS. NAS is connected to internet thru router Asus RT-N16. ...
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Asterisk distribution with very fast deployment [closed]

I have zero experiences with Asterisk but need to choose the best bare-metal distribution (running as a VM guest) for my needs. Asterisk server will answer calls, auto responder says caller ...
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Is there such thing as a software switchboard for Trixbox/freepbx/asterisk? [closed]

We use Trixbox CE and would like something so that we can load a window that tells us which lines are in use around the office. Currently no need to use it to actually make calls or anything, but just ...
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Asterisk extensions.conf confusion

Hopefully someone out there has an answer, but I have a couple lines in an existing configuration I need to fix and with a somewhat weak understanding of how Asterisk works. First off, I have a ...
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In Asterisk, is there an AMI action for forcing a phone to answer an incoming call?

I'm running Asterisk v1.8.6.0. I'm trying to figure out the correct Manager/AMI action or command to use when an incoming call is coming in, to pick it up. If extension 100 calls in, and they are put ...