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Building a Channel Driver – Part 1

By Ben Ford

Overview Today we’re going to be talking about channel drivers and how to get started on creating your own. This topic is going to be covered in three separate blog [...]

Announcing a New Compile Option for app_voicemail Storage.

By Chris Savinovich

Asterisk offers its users great flexibility in most of its features. One of them is the choice between three different modules for different ways to store voicemail. These include: To [...]

Debugging Tips and Tricks

By Ben Ford

Overview One of the most challenging things about coding is when your code doesn’t work and you have to figure out why. Trying to track down a problem can be [...]

An Asterisk Video Update

By Joshua C. Colp

Over the past few years we’ve been working to improve the video support in Asterisk. We initially started with adding stream support[1] in a backwards compatible fashion so we could [...]

External Media: A new way to get media in and out of Asterisk

By George Joseph

At recent AstriDevCon meetings, we discussed the possibility of allowing an ARI application to capture or inject media into calls it controlled.  With the release of Asterisk 16.6, that capability [...]

PSA: chan_sip status changed to “deprecated” & Asterisk 17.0.0-rc2 Release

By Matt Fredrickson

If you download Asterisk 17 and start it up, you might be one of the people that notices the following messages: [crayon-5dec877fcd112155332416/] If you are using chan_pjsip, which has been [...]

ARI: Rested Developments

By Kevin Harwell

The Asterisk Rest Interface (ARI) over the last year received several enhancements that have been requested by the community: server side event filtering automatic context creation moving a channel between [...]

Asterisk-17.0.0-rc1 Released!

By Joshua C. Colp

Greetings Everyone! Time flies when you are having fun and improving Asterisk; this past year has been no different. October and Astricon [1] are fast approaching; and, thus, the first [...]

PJSIP Configuration Design

By Joshua C. Colp

A comment that I see frequently when helping people with PJSIP is the lack of a general section (with global options) and how this causes their configuration to be larger [...]

pjproject-2.9 Qualified For Use With Asterisk

By George Joseph

We’re pleased to say that we’ve qualified pjproject 2.9 with Asterisk and that the recent 13.28 and 16.5 Asterisk releases have the bundled pjproject updated to the new version.  All [...]