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Confbridge - Set speaker's volume just for a specific listener

I use Asterisk to simulate air trafic communications (FGCom for the FlightGear project) and I'd like to simulate the signal weakening with the distance. To do that I thought to send from clients to ...
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Setting up landline on mobile using Asterisk

I recently got a new broadband connection with a dlink DSL-2730U N150 wifi router. I also got a landline connection through the same line connected to my landline phone. I read at places the I can ...
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Asterisk SIP calls ending after 2 minutes using Twilio's trunking service

I have an Asterisk server hosted on DigitalOcean that is having calls drop after exactly 120 seconds using Twilio's trunking service. It is notable that directly connected softphones do not drop their ...
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How to call a PSTN number from a soft SIP Phone through Asterisk

I am getting started with Asterisk. All I want to do is to call a PSTN number from a SIP softphone. I have gone through the latest edition of the book: Asterisk, the Definitive Guide and done the ...
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Make one way SIP video call

Using Asterisk, CSipSimple and MicroSIP I was able to make a video call, but to make it work both parties should click on "video" and video will be transferred in both directions. I do not like this. ...
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Asterisk server asks peer on other server to Authenticate

I am trying to have an SIP peer on one asterisk server call an SIP peer on another asterisk server. I have SRTP enabled between the two servers not the SIP clients. When I initiate the call, i.e SIP1 ...
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Do I need STUN?

My router has a "real" static outer IP address. Behind router's NAT there is an Asterisk server. Router is configured to forward 5060 UDP port to Asterisk machine. Do I need STUN server assuming that ...
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SIP: The other party can't hear me but I can hear them when using Asterisk

Please read carefully all the question and do not rush to a conclusion. === Test environment for point-to-point calls, without Asterisk === City1: A router with NAT and WiFi and 5060 UDP port ...
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What does Asterisk need codecs for?

Let's take a system which consists of one Asterisk server and two SIP clients. Each client has an equal set of codecs installed. Traffic encoding and decoding is performed on a client side. Then why ...
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Failed to authenticate SIP peer

I am trying to connect an SIP peer using Zoiper to my asterisk server. The peer is a soft-phone on my server. I have the following config for the peer: [201] disallow=all allow=alaw ...
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What's Lax and Lax2 protocols?

Are LAX and LAX2 communication protocols like SIP? What are these? Some telephone systems support them beside SIP but I cannot find information on google
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How do I run Asterisk as user other than root?

I compiled Asterisk 11 from source as user root on CentOS. Now I want Asterisk to run as user asterisk group asterisk. I have uncommented AST_USER="asterisk" AST_GROUP="asterisk" in ...
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Build DAHDI for Beagleboneblack Error

I'm planning to build DAHDI for Beagleboneblack Firstly, I built the kernel for BBB completely by following this tutorial http://elinux.org/Building_BBB_Kernel make ARCH=arm ...
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Centos asterisk system crash

I have Asterisk 11.14.1 running on one of my machine with Freepbx, a fresh install with Sangoma card. However whilst setting up i.e during the process of Sangoma card detection, I faced a problem ...
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Ekiga softphone shows as “registered” — but is it actually?

Is Ekiga actually registered? How would I know? I think Ekiga connects, or at least it says "registered": But, when I exit Ekiga, and use SFLphone, it fails to register: While sipsak shows a ...
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Error: “Channel not in Stasis application” when adding channel to a bridge

I'm working with Asterisk ARI. When I create channels via ARI, I specify application name and I can add those channels to a bridge with no problem. But when I use other client (like Zoiper) to make ...
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Asterisk / Digium card / FreePBX : how to define on which inbound port I want to connect the telephony line on my 4-ports telephony card?

I am a newbie with Asterisk. I have a 4-ports Digium telephony card. I connected my analogic telephony line to one of these 4 ports. I have set up an IVR thanks to the FreePBX interface. I have set ...
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Not registering on Asterisk over VPN

I want to work in local area from home, I configured OpenVPN on my Asterisk server (it is only one Linux server in LAN), it works fine. I enabled forwarding on Asterisk server, and client now can ...
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Footnotes in MS Word 2007 as incrementing asterisks

Is it possible to organize the footnotes in MS Word 2007 in such way that they would be automatically incremented asterisks for one page. Page1: Some text here* (first footnote). Some more text** ...
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VOIP Fax + Raspberry Pi

I just moved into a new office and don't want to get a landline phone. I'd kind of like to set up an Asterisk box and use Google Voice as my service provider. The main things I'd like to have are: ...
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Asterisk Ivr menu mysql build

I would like to implement an IVR menu to see if the call comes in and announces a text waiting 6 numbers. Then the number 6 is controlled by a MySQL database. If "Active" or "Valid" the status will be ...
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Getting Asterisk PBX to do SIP URI dialling properly?

I've installed AsteriskNOW in a VM and I'm having a hard time getting calls from the PBX to head outbound to another SIP address on the SIP2SIP network I use for occasional testing purposes. However, ...
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Ubuntu + Asterisk = Registration from '“100” failed for '10.0.83.202:51966' - Wrong password

I have set up a simple Ubuntu 14.04 just installing Asterisk (apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get install asterisk). When I try to log in from my client (Telephone for OS X) ...
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Can Asterisk accept and send SMS?

Is it possible to send and receive SMS over Asterisk? I am using Asterisk for my communications and it works pretty good. I just wish that I could send SMS to my callers. thanks
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Asterisk : how to connect my PC with Asterisk to the phone line?

I am completely new with Asterisk. I have installed Asterisk on my PC. Now, I want to connect my PC to the phone line. How can I do ? To be more accurate : how can I do if I use an internet box ...
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How to implement an integration for start and end of a call in Vicidial

I've developed most of the application in PHP for the integration (very similar to our Asterisk implementation) and all we need at this point is to run php async.php 12313123.12312 (shell command) ...
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Digium card shows green and red light after each second after configuration

My digium card and pri was working fine in other system but i removed and installed that digium card in other system .I have configured it but its showing only 24 channels but i have 30 channels .My ...
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how to check if a line is pri or sip trunk

I know this is kind of stupid but i have to clear my doubts. I have 2 port digium card and lines for each port with 30 channels each .One line is pri and other for sip .Both lines channels are ...
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Getting red alarm on half of the channels

I have freshly installed asterisk and dahdi packages after getting errors in dahdi.But i am stuck again I have 60 channels and configuration for system.conf # Autogenerated by ...
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kernel source error on dahdi installation in centos

Trying to install dahdi from the link. I have downloaded package for dahdi. But on doing cd /usr/src/dahdi-linux-complete* make && make install && make config My terminal shows ...
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getting red alarm on dahdi show status command

I am trying to configure dahdi on my centos system by following this my system.conf # Autogenerated by /usr/sbin/dahdi_genconf on Sun Sep 21 16:06:45 2014 # If you edit this file and execute ...
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Play mp3 sound files in asterisk

I have installed asterisk on my centos system but asterisk only supports wav,gsm but not mp3 .how can i play mp3 sound file in asterisk I have searched a bit and found that to play mp3 we have to ...
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Can't get php script to connect to asterisk internal mysql database

I'm trying to get a PHP script to connect to Asterisks internal sql database. I tried the to use the standard method for example $con = mysqli_connect("192.168.1.126","root","mysql","asterisk"); ...
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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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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 ...