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Back to the Basics – Config Files

November 13th, 2006 admin Posted in Basics, Dialplan Comments Off on Back to the Basics – Config Files

The configuration files in Asterisk are all text based. Nothing too complicated. If you installed the sample .conf files, then they will have a default setup and will have everything commented nicely so that you can learn your way through them. The config files have the extention of “.conf” and are located in “/etc/asterisk”. The […]

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Asterisk Dial Plan: What is it?

October 24th, 2006 admin Posted in Dialplan 2 Comments »

I decided that I’d like to go back to the basics with Asterisk, so here is the first post in this series. What is the dial plan? Basically the dial plan is how you tell Asterisk what you want it to do. It can be very long and involved, calling all sorts of outside protocols […]

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Using Asterisk In Your Home – The Setup

February 27th, 2006 admin Posted in Asterisk, Basics, Dialplan 2 Comments »

When setting up Asterisk for home use, you’ve got a million and a half ways to do it. If you want to take the easy way, Asterisk@Home is the way to go, thus the name. It provides a GUI that you can use, instead of having to write all your own code. However, if it […]

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The Dialplanner

February 18th, 2006 admin Posted in Dialplan Comments Off on The Dialplanner

Ok, so I found this AWESOME tool today. I think it might be what I use for writing my dial plans now. It’s wonderful. It’s called “The DialPlanner” and I am in love with it. Basically what it is, is a custom dialplan builder that you gives you quite god control over it, and makes […]

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The Playback() and Background() Functions

January 1st, 2006 admin Posted in Basics, Dialplan Comments Off on The Playback() and Background() Functions

These two functions are going to be commonly used in your dial plan. They are virtually the same thing with the exception of one detail, interactivity. First of all, let me share with you a piece of my dial plan that I am currently using on this computer. [incoming] exten => 866*******,1,Answer() exten => 866*******,2,AGI(call_log.agi) […]

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