Phone Records Lookup

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Phone records lookup is a policy you might want to apply in your company in order to get sure that your resources are being used in a proper way, by analyzing where the calls being made. Or maybe the scenario is that you have developed an application for Asterisk to accept creditcards using a payment gateway and you need to look for a reverse phone lookup services in order to get the full address of the caller (not just state,city). Whatever the reason you might have to use this kind of services, here we provide some options that you should consider some provider that might even provide APIs, so the integration of…

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New Releases for Asterisk Are Now Available

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Recently The Asterisk Development Team announced the release of Asterisk versions 11.0.2, 10.10.1 and 1.8.18.1 and made them available for immediate download at:

All of the releases resolves one or more issues reported by the community, without whose participation it wouldn't have been possible. The following is the issue resolved in this release:
  •  chan_local: Fix local_pvt ref leak in local_devicestate(). (Closes issue ASTERISK-20769. Reported by rmudgett)
Please read the change logs for a full list of changes. Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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What Is A Telecommunication System

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As its name implies, a telecommunication system is first a communication system, that is, a system to transmit information from one location to another. And secondly, a system that allows you to transmit information from locations with a considerable distance between them. That's what the prefix tele means in greek = distant. As in any communication system, it's composed by 3 parts:

  • The transmitter
  • The channel
  • The receiver
and it can be analog and digital.

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The Components of a Communication System

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Basically, a communication system is composed by three parts: The transmitter is the first component. That's the part of the communication system that sits at point A. It includes two items: the source of the information, and the technology that sends the information out over the channel. The second component is the channel. The channel is the medium (the conduct) that the information travels through in going from point A to point B. An example of a channel is optical fiber, or the air. Finally, there’s the receiver, the part of the communication system that sits at point B and gets all the information that the…

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Scheduled Maintenance for Asterisk Project community services

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On Friday, November 30th, 2012, the Asterisk community services listed below will be undergoing maintenance (migration to a new server and software upgrades). The services will be shut down at approximately 10:30 AM CST (4:30 PM December 1st UTC), and should return no later than 11:30 AM CST. Please keep in mind that it may take longer for our DNS updatesto propagate throughout the Internet. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
The affected services are:
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Asterisk 11.0.0 Now Available!

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The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the release of Asterisk 11.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases Asterisk 11 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It is a Long Term Support (LTS) release, similar to Asterisk 1.8. For more information about support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the Asterisk versions page: https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Asterisk+Versions For important information regarding upgrading to Asterisk 11, please see the Asterisk wiki: https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Upgrading+to+Asterisk+11 A short list of new features includes:

  • A new channel driver named chan_motif has been added which provides support for Google Talk and Jingle in a single…

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Tips For Installing And Configuring Digum Cards

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What things do you wish you had been warned while configuring Digium Cards at client's site? These tips and suggestions will help you avoid pitfalls that will arise (according to Murphy's law) late in the night and when you have the bigger pressure to have the whole thing working. This information is based on a brainstorm that was raised in the community user's list.

Information you should ask for:

  • What are the Ts configuration settings? You could try to get an order form from the client.
    • Line coding (ami, b8zs, hdb3)
    • Framing (d4/esf, cas, ccs)
    • Jack type (RJ48X, RJ45)
    • ISDN…

      Asterisk Tips 2.9 years ago 0 Answers

LibPRI 1.4.13 Is Now Available

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A new libpri 1.4.13 release is being announced by the Asterisk Development Team and it's available at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/libpri This release addresses several issues that were reported by the community. To them we say: Thank you for your valuable participation! Some of the issues that were addressed in this release are:

  • Outgoing BRI calls fail when using Asterisk 1.8 with HA8, HB8, and B410P cards. (Issue AST-598. Reported by Trey Blancher)
  • Implement handling a multi-channel RESTART request. (Closes issue PRI-93. Reported by Marcin Kowalczyk)
  • Removed MDL/TEI management configuration warning message. (Closes issue PRI-137. Reported by Bart Coninckx)
  • Allow passing compiler flags (CFLAGS, LDFLAGS) (Closes issue PRI-144.…

    Asterisk Announces 2.9 years ago 1 Answer

Asterisk Release Candidate for Version 11 is Available!

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The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the first release candidate of Asterisk 11.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases All interested users of Asterisk are encouraged to participate in the Asterisk 11 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 to work together in testing the many parts of Asterisk. Asterisk 11 is the next major release series of Asterisk.…

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Building Robust VoIP Solutions With Asterisk and PyroCMS

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If you have not read about PyroCMS before, from the website: "it is a simple, flexible, community driven Content Management System built with the PHP framework CodeIgniter." What makes PyroCMS different to other CMSs around there is that it does not try to solve all problems ever imagined by mankind. It goes straight to the point of being a "basic" website out of the box and a big part of anything more complex. Is the "... anything more complex" what really catches my attention. Being CodeIgniter based, PyroCMS can be used to build applications that integrates with…

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