[Asterisk-Users] forced ring on dial?

Eric Wieling eric at fnords.org
Fri Jun 25 08:30:06 MST 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 09:52, Bruce Komito wrote:
> I am routing outgoing calls through a sip gateway.  The calls go through
> no problem, however the ringing in the callers ear begins as soon as the
> last digit is dialed.  This has two nasty side effects.  First, the caller
> hears 1-2 more rings than the callee.  Second, and more importantly, if
> the callee's line is busy, the caller continues to get hear ringing, even
> though the gateway has returned a busy indication.
> The whole problem seems to be * is not waiting for the proper call
> progress signal from the sip gateway before giving the caller a ring
> indication.  Is there any way to control this so that * waits for call
> progress from the gateway before giving the caller the appropriate
> indication, i.e., ring or busy tone?  I have been told this is a result of
> setting * to "forced ring" and this should be turned off, but of course,
> on * it is probably called something else.

Remove the "r" option from your Dial line.

          Eric Wieling * BTEL Consulting * 504-899-1387 x2111
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