[Asterisk-Dev] MWI Support In IAX2?

Eric Wieling eric at fnords.org
Tue Jan 20 14:42:20 MST 2004

Being able to have MWI sent from one server to another would be useful. 
Assume I have two extensions on two asterisk servers, want one mailbox,
but MWI on both extensions.  

I would also find it useful to send variables as part of the

On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 12:49, Steven Critchfield wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 11:13, Steven Sokol wrote:
> > Mark's original message regarding IAX2 (dated Sun, 2 Mar 2003) indicated
> > that there would eventually be support for MWI in the IAX2 protocol.
> > Since that announcement I haven't found any further mention of
> > MWI-over-IAX2, except for an un-implemented IAX2 command:
> > IAX_COMMAND_MWI.  There doesn't appear to be anything in either libiax2
> > or chan_iax2 that supports the command.
> > 
> > Does this mean that MWI is not supported in the current IAX2
> > implementation?  Could we add it without breaking anything, or will that
> > need to go into IAX3 if/when it arrives?
> While I don't know for sure, but I bet it has to do with lack of a
> device for that signal to be sent to. The only IAX2 devices would be the
> not yet sold IAXY and the snom with unofficial IAX image. Maybe when the
> IAXY becomes a purchasable product, the MWI will be of more interest.
Go to http://www.digium.com/index.php?menu=documentation and look at
the "Unofficial Links" section.  This section has links to a wide
variety of 3rd party Asterisk related pages.  My page is the
"Asterisk Resource Pages".

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