Asterisk SCF - A Developer Focused Open Source Communications Platform

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Kevin P. Fleming recently posted an entry on the Asterisk Wiki about Asterisk SCF that goes as follows: "... the Asterisk SCF SIP components will provide all the mechanisms required to implement authentication of incoming requests, but they won't provide anything but the most basic mechanisms to decide whether authentication of a particular request should be required. These basic mechanisms will suffice for very simple networks, but they won't support dynamic or complex decision making. ... an Asterisk SCF system administrator or application developer can deploy a small 'hook' component, one which will receive notification that a SIP request has…

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Asterisk 10.0.0-beta2 Now Available

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The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the second beta release of Asterisk 10.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ With the release of the Asterisk 10 branch, the preceding '1.' has been removed from the version number per the blog post available at http://blogs.digium.com/2011/07/21/the-evolution-of-asterisk-or-how-we-arrived-at-asterisk-10/ All interested users of Asterisk are encouraged to participate in the Asterisk 10 testing process. Please report any issues found to the issue tracker, https://issues.asterisk.org/jira. It is also very useful to see successful test reports. Please post those to the asterisk-dev mailing list. All Asterisk users are invited to participate in the #asterisk-testing channel on IRC…

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Facebook To Launch In-Browser Video Chat With Skype

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"Facebook will be launching a new in-browser video chat application. 'The product has been built on Skype and will include a desktop component. It’s not clear to me whether that means it will just work if a user has Skype already installed on the computer, or if additional software will need to be downloaded even if the user already uses Skype. But it’s clear that there’s very deep integration between the products, and from the user’s perspective, the product will be an in-browser experience.'"

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Asterisk 1.8.7.0 Now Available

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The Asterisk Development Team announces the release of Asterisk 1.8.7.0. This  release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ The release of Asterisk 1.8.7.0 resolves several issues reported by the community and would have not been possible without your participation. Thank you! Please note that a significant numbers of changes and fixes have gone into features.c in this release (call parking, built-in transfers, call pickup, etc.). NOTE: Recently, we were notified that the mechanism included in our Asterisk source code releases to download and build support for the iLBC codec had stopped working correctly; a little investigation revealed that…

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Asterisk 1.8.6.0 Now Available

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The Asterisk Development Team announces the release of Asterisk 1.8.6.0.
This
release is available for immediate download at
http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ The release of Asterisk 1.8.6.0 resolves several issues reported by the
community and would have not been possible without your participation.
Thank you! The following is a sample of the issues resolved in this release: * Fix an issue with Music on Hold classes losing files in playlist when
realtime
is used.
(Closes issue ASTERISK-17875. Reported by David Cunningham. Patched
by Igor
Goncharovsky) * Resolve a potential crash in…

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Asterisk 1.6.2.20 Now Available

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The Asterisk Development Team announces the release of Asterisk 1.6.2.20. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ The release of Asterisk 1.6.2.20 resolves a regression that was introduced just prior to the release of Asterisk 1.6.2.19. * Fix reload crash caused by destroying default parking lot. (Closes issue ASTERISK-18103. Reported by 808blogger. Patched by jrose. For a full list of changes in this release, please see the ChangeLog: http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases/ChangeLog-1.6.2.20 Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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GNU Gatekeeper version 2.3.5 available

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GNU Gatekeeper version 2.3.5 has been released. http://www.gnugk.org/gnugk-2-3-5.html This release has a number of new features as well as a few important bug fixes. New features: - working LDAP support (H.350) - much better checking of the config file for misspellings or obsolete settings (Fortytwo=42 is now obsolete) - SSH support for the status port - support for sending RIP messages - QOS data from H.460.9 and RTP sniffing available through status port and Radius - enable failover to CatchAll endpoint - enable failover for calls released by the gatekeeper (eg. timeouts) - see changes.txt for more new config…

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Asterisk 10.0.0 Beta 1 Now Available

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The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the first beta release of Asterisk 10.0.0-beta1. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ With the release of the Asterisk 10 branch, the preceding '1.' has been removed from the version number per the blog post available at http://blogs.digium.com/2011/07/21/the-evolution-of-asterisk-or-how-we-arrived-at-asterisk-10/ All interested users of Asterisk are encouraged to participate in the Asterisk 10 testing process. Please report any issues found to the issue tracker, https://issues.asterisk.org/jira. It is also very useful to see successful test reports. Please post those to the asterisk-dev mailing list. All Asterisk users are invited…

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Researcher Finds Dangerous Vulnerability In Skype

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It was reported that: "A security consultant has notified Skype of a cross-site scripting flaw that could be used to change the password on someone's account, according to details posted online. The consultant, Levent Kayan, based in Berlin, posted details of the flaw on his blog on Wednesday and notified Skype a day later. He said on Friday he hasn't heard a response yet. The problem lies in a field where a person can input their mobile phone number. Kayan wrote that a malicious user can insert JavaScript into the mobile phone field of their profile." Skype has…

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AstLinux 0.7.9 Release

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The AstLinux Team would like to announce the immediate availability of the 0.7.9 release. This release includes either Asterisk 1.4.42 or
Asterisk 1.8.4.4. All current users are encouraged to upgrade to this release to take advantage of bug fixes and other updates to Asterisk. A full changelog is available at http://www.astlinux.org Current users can upgrade from the web interface or from the commandline. From the CLI: (Asterisk 1.4)
upgrade-run-image check http://mirror.astlinux.org/firmware

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