[Asterisk-Users] Virtual extension as local modem

Martin Pycko martinp at digium.com
Thu Aug 14 08:02:36 MST 2003

Only if you have another FXS port and a real modem connected to that and
you bridge the call between FXS and FXO in asterisk.


On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Dan wrote:

> Hi,
> There is any possibility to define a virtual extension on the asterisk box
> to act as a local modem?
> This is the scenario I think of:
> - call Asterisk from PSTN throug the X100P card.
> - answer the call and prompt the user with a menu.
> - dial a special extension (long number) where you get a data modem type
> answer and connect.
> I want to enable a RAS server on te same box, using a single PSTN line.
> I don't want to use something like an ATA for this purpose ( I don't even
> think that you gen get a decent data connection speed).
> The ideal thing will be to emulate a real modem through the serial port
> (make the linux box to act as a serial modem for another computer). Then you
> can define another computer as a fax/data(RAS) box.
> Do you thik this is something feasable?
> Any comments are wellcome.
> Thanks,
> Dan
> _______________________________________________
> Asterisk-Users mailing list
> Asterisk-Users at lists.digium.com
> http://lists.digium.com/mailman/listinfo/asterisk-users

More information about the asterisk-users mailing list