[Freeswitch-users] Newbie Questions
thomas.mangin at exa-networks.co.uk
Sat Oct 4 00:27:01 PDT 2008
Another way would be to export to a Radius server using a MySQL backend.
I am not using the feature so I can not report how well it works but I
am confident that "it should just work" and that if it does not, it will
be fixed :)
Vito Andolini wrote:
> Thanks a lot for the answers, it answers my questions, I guess the next
> thing would be downloading and trying FS :)
> Also, as I saw in the wiki, there is no built in support for mysql
> right? The solution that was suggested was setting up a cron to import
> the csv files into mysql, is this still what's available or are there
> any updates on this?
> Vito A.
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> *Michael Jerris
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> *Subject:* Re: [Freeswitch-users] Newbie Questions
> On Oct 3, 2008, at 4:54 AM, Vito Andolini wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am familiar with Asterisk and doing some testing for my next
>> project. I have had some difficulties Asterisk, and now researching
>> FreeSwitch hoping that it has some out-of-the box answers for my
>> Basically I want to implement a Click 2 Call service. Very simple,
>> user types in his/her number on a website, that number is called,
>> after it's answered, the company number is called and they are bridged
>> 1) Is there a way to communicate with FreeSwitch programatically and
>> issue commands such as initiate calls etc ? (ver much like manager API
>> in Asterisk)
> There is an interface that we call the fsapi interface that can be
> accessed in many ways, including over a socket method similar to a
> combination of AMI and FAGI:
> and xmlrpc:
>> 2) If you initiate a call from the software and then once its answered
>> call a 2nd number. How do you bridge them?
> You can do this all in one command:
>> 3) After the 2 numbers talk and hang up. How does your cdr look like?
>> Do you have 2 cdr's that correspond to both calls or just 1 after both
>> numbers are bridged together? This is one of the problems I can't
>> solve with Asterisk as it generates only 1 cdr after the 2 calss are
>> bridged. The reason for this request is, in case of a Click2Call
>> service, you are charged for both calls by your SIP provider therefore
>> you need to be able to track both calls for invoices/payments etc.
> We can do either per leg or combined cdr's
> We have multiple supported formats for cdr:
>> 4) Is there a way to programatically know if a call has been asnwered
>> or not and act based upon that. I understand the cdr contains that
>> information. But what I want is, if the call is not answered maybe I
>> can play a prerecorded message or take them to the voicemail or
>> whatnot. So I need a way to do a flow-control based on if the call has
>> been asnwered or not in the dialplan. Does that exist? If so can you
>> point me to some resources?
> There are several approaches you could take to this. You could do this
> all in dialplan if there is not any real forking other than if the call
> worked. You can use the variables:
> and just playing the sounds in the dial-plan after a bridge line.
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