[asterisk-dev] Using SIP REFER with a non bridged channel - is there a workaround?

Russell Bryant russell at digium.com
Sun Jan 25 09:58:57 CST 2009

On Jan 25, 2009, at 5:04 AM, Dan Julius wrote:

> I'd like to know if there is a work around for not being able to use  
> SIP REFER (transfer calls)
> on a non bridged call.
> Basically, I have a call between a SIP device and an IVR, and I'd  
> like to be able to have the SIP user transfer the IVR to another  
> extension.
> I see in chan_sip that this is not implemented.
> I'd be happy to make an attempt with some guidance.

There's no need to modify the code.  If you'd like to be able to  
transfer your call to an IVR, put a Local channel in between your  
caller and the IVR.  Also, use the 'n' option to make sure that the  
Local channel stays in the call.

Russell Bryant
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