Review Board 1.7.16


Allow app_dial to play 'indication tone while ringing' like 'option m' which will provide music on hold while ringing

Review Request #448 - Created Dec. 15, 2009 and submitted

Alec Davis
trunk
14504
Reviewers
asterisk-dev
Asterisk
This senario is based on an ETSI ISDN installation, but I'm sure applies to others.

option 'r' sends a Ringing Indication to the network, which informs the network we can deliver the call, but ultimately we may not be able to, and need to issue Congestion.
option 'm' sends a Progress Indication, which allows us to indicate Congestion and then let the call go, the network providor can then try the next provider.

The current ugly solution, is to record a music file, of Ringing, and play it, something like.
  exten => 80,1,Dial(DAHDI/2,30,m(myring))
  exten => 80,n,Congestion()

This patch provides an optional argument for option 'r' as in 'r(vodaring)'

Now a tidy and customizable way to play out any tones from the indications.conf file like.
  exten => 80,1,Dial(DAHDI/2,30,r(vodaring))
  exten => 80,n,Congestion()
100% test results with examples below.

exten => 80,1,Dial(DAHDI/2,,r(vodaring))
exten => 80,1,Dial(DAHDI/2,,r)
exten => 80,1,Dial(DAHDI/2,,m)
exten => 80,1,Dial(DAHDI/2,,)
Review request changed
Updated (Dec. 18, 2009, 9:04 p.m.)
updated diff before commit.

https://reviewboard.asterisk.org/ runs on a server provided by Digium, Inc. and uses bandwidth donated to the open source Asterisk community by API Digital Communications in Huntsville, AL USA.
Please report problems with this site to asteriskteam@digium.com.