[Freeswitch-users] How to bridge without Answer?
dave at 3c.co.uk
Thu Jan 22 04:44:20 PST 2009
There's a whole bunch of reasons why you might not want to answer an
- intercept messages (e.g. "the cellphone you've called is switched off")
- cost reduction on 1-800 calls, although you won't get a forward audio
path from the
caller until you do answer it
- in one case, a company for whom I'd provided some IVR (back in the
someone mail out some tens of thousands of cards with "You owe us X -
you must call
this (900) number now to avoid court proceedings" on; we were able to
not answer the
inbound leg of the call, but still play a recorded message to the caller
that they could just ignore it. Had we had to answer the inbound leg,
they'd have been
> Thanks Anthony,
> There are some toll-free numbers I need to configure such that, originator
> does not need to charge to its users, even though they are answered on
> terminator side.
> Anthony Minessale-2 wrote:
>> You can't.
>> Why would you need that? Are you trying to forward inbound calls from the
>> pstn to an ivr without answering them?
>> That could get you in trouble FYI.
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 7:40 AM, shehzad p <pmhshz at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> When I dial a number from Originator Gateway, It will route to Freeswitch
>>> Server and then FS will bridge the call to Terminator Gateway as below.
>>> Terminator Answer the call (and runs playback, and look for DTMF).
>>> |Originator Gateway|---------------> |FreeSwitch |------------------>
>>> |Terminator Gateway|
>>> I used bridge application to route call to Terminator.
>>> But my requirement is that when Terminator answer the call (Respnd with
>>> 200OK) , Freeswitch should NOT Answer call for A leg (Originater
>>> How can be this done?
>>> Thanks in advance.
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