[Freeswitch-dev] Set variable/identifier for channel

Brian West brian at freeswitch.org
Fri Mar 20 07:33:36 PDT 2009

On Mar 20, 2009, at 9:06 AM, Szymon Olko wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm using conference module for agent/queues system. My system is  
> build based on event_socket.
> To originate call I use commands like this.
> 'bgapi conference test dial sofia/internal/1001% 123  
> test'
> Then I await for CHANNEL_CREATED and CHANNEL_OUTGOING events. I use  
> those fields from event
> "Caller-Caller-ID-Name=test
> Caller-Caller-ID-Number=123"

Are you using the latest SVN trunk?  Also the first call into the  
conference can be done via "originate".

> to connect my command with channel creation. Temporally I use  
> asterisk as a pass-through pbx, it changes caller id to what it
> should be, I don't want to set it to the one above.
> Is it possible to add to conference dial command one extra parameter  
> which will be set in channel and visible in all events. I
> searched for it but could not find something like that.
> Second minor thing. There is 'conference bgdial' command which  
> raises CUSTOM event which I could use, but this command can be only
> set for conference that exists, have at least one member. It would  
> be good for it to work also on empty (not existing)
> conferences. Is it possible?

see Above!

> Szymon Olko

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