[Freeswitch-users] mod_httapi

Tom Parrott tomp at tomp.co.uk
Tue Apr 24 12:10:46 MSD 2012

Antony, that is awesome. I was hoping it worked like that.

That means that my app can make dynamic decisions (like time routing with
with timezone support) by it requesting for more work at the end of the
initial dialplan.


> Hi Kyle,
> Thanks for your response. I wasn't being clear though.
> I understand that
> <action application="httapi"
> data=""/>  in the dialplan will
> cause Freeswitch to retrieve the XML to perform work in the dialplan.
> However in the wiki http://wiki.freeswitch.org/wiki/Mod_httapi
>   under the "Work Tag" section, each type of work describes two
> attributes:
> action and temp-action, described as "change the new target url" and
> "change url to submit to just for the next loop".
> What is the "loop" it is describing here, and is this a kind of 'callback'
> to the test.cgi allowing the application to keep control of the dialplan
> after it has sent the initial response?
> Thanks again
> Tom
> On 22/04/12 18:51, Tom Parrott wrote:
>> Thanks Michael, yes will certainly help keep the page updated if any
>> more info comes to light.
>> Thanks Avi, when you say "future httpapi requests" do you think that
>> is when the httapi application is executed again, or is it a type of
>> 'callback' so that when that step in the dialplan is finished the HTTP
>> API being called can instruct Freeswitch to perform another step in
>> the dialplan.
>> Tom
>> On 22/04/12 17:46, Tom Parrott wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Does anyone have a short guide or blog post on using the mod_httapi.
>>> The wiki page is a bit sparse on details of how to actually use this
>>> new module, and have not been able to make much progress with it.
>>> One of my main questions is what is the "action" property of the work
>>> element for.
>>> The wiki says it "Change the new target url."
>>> http://wiki.freeswitch.org/wiki/Mod_httapi
>>> But what does that mean?
>>> Thanks
>>> Tom

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