[Freeswitch-users] "continue on fail" howto

Mikael A. Bjerkeland mikael at bjerkeland.com
Thu Apr 10 04:58:17 PDT 2008

tor, 10.04.2008 kl. 13.44 +0200, skrev kokoska rokoska:
> Hi all,
> I try to implement "continue on fail" with different actions (Forward, 
> Voicemail, InbandInfo...) based on failure type (No Answer, Busy...)and 
> come into troubles how to do :-)
>  From what I know about FreeSWITCH (very few :-) I see three solutions, 
> but I do not like any of them :-)
> Pre: My dialplan si served by http server through mod_xml_curl.
> 1. After the failure use something "Asterisk like"
> <action application="transfer" data="${originate_disposition}"/>
> But why should I invoke transfer (new dialplan parsing, garbage in CDR) 
> for such a simple thing?
An idea:
You can use execute_extension which behaves similar to Asterisk's Macro.
Transfer has a closer resemblance to Goto.

> 2. Use ...break="never"... and serve next extension through 
> mod_xml_curl. Bur it invokes unnecessary http request and even I ask, 
> why should I send it in parts if I know all I need at the beginning of 
> the call?
> 3. Use custom app to handle processing of failed bridge.
> <action application="bridge" data="sofia/xxx/yyy%zzz"/>
> <action application="whatever_lang" data="whatever_name 
> ${originate_disposition}"/>
> But I dislike to start new process/thread (performance) and, like in 
> previous cases, why to do it i parts, if have all info at the beginnig?
> If I look to my ideas, I'm sure I miss something important :-)
> Could you, please, point me to right way? Or just tell me your "rating" 
> of cases above :-)

Please tell me how it goes and post some examples of your configs if you
get it to work.

> Thank you very much!
> Best regards,
> kokoska.rokoska
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