problem when exiting from “record file” function without pressing the escape digit

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Hi Sammy,

Thank you for the reply.

My dialplan is as follows:

exten => 500,1,Answer()
exten => 500,2,Playback(wellcome) ; play the wellcome message
exten => 500,3,AGI(recording.pl) ; Do the echo test
exten => 500,4,Playback(demo-echodone) ; Let them know it’s over
exten => 500,5,Hangup

On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 10:05 AM, Sammy Govind wrote:

> Hey,
>
> How are you starting the recording? MixMonitor? or Monitor? or some option
> in an application?
> If you are using MixMonitor or anything alike then you should
> StopMixMonitor when the call hits the “h” extension.
>
> Paste your dialplan relevant to the recording scenario to suggest you
> something better.
>
> —
> Regards,
> Sammy
>
> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 12:57 PM, Yaprak Ayazoglu <
> yaprak.ayazoglu@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi everybody,
>>
>> I’ve been working on a project which records the voice of the incoming
>> call.
>>
>> I use record_file function of asterisk as described below:
>>
>> RECORD FILE [offset
>> samples] [BEEP] [s=]
>>
>> filename: record1
>> format: wav
>> escape digits: #
>> timeout: -1
>> offset samples: 0
>> BEEP: 1
>> silence: 3000
>>
>> *Please read the scenario for an incoming call:*
>> *
>> *
>> – The user calls the asterisk
>> – The user talks on the telephone
>> – Ends the conversation without pressing the escape digit (“#”)
>>
>> In this scenario, unfortunately, “record file” do not end automatically
>> but since the “silence” field is
>> 3 seconds, the record file function waits for 3 seconds to end.
>>
>> After record file function is ended, I listened the recorded file and I
>> heard a “busy tone” sound in this file as
>> “beeep beeeep beeep” continously.
>>
>> *My question:*
>> *
>> *
>> Why do I need to hit the escape character (‘#’) to end the “record file”
>> function? Is there any way, that
>> asterisk shall detect that the caller has closed the telephone?
>>
>> Regards.
>>
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2 thoughts on - problem when exiting from “record file” function without pressing the escape digit

  • Hello again,
    Hmmm…So you are in the AGI, I’m not much into AGI stuff, but let me
    reproduce this in my local env…BTW which asterisk version you are using !