[asterisk-users] Caller ID has extra digits to strip

Bart Fisher bhfisher at icpage.com
Tue Sep 5 17:21:03 MST 2006

I was hoping someone might have the answer to this:

As an update:  even though you can modify the Caller ID in 
extensions.conf for call handling and use CallerID(number) in you 
script, asterisk does not honor the modified number in CDR and 
VoiceMail.- I need to fix the number at answer.


Bart Fisher wrote:
> ===
> About 70% of the time, my Local DID provider sends me ANI II digits
> (see 
> http://www.nanpa.com/number_resource_info/ani_ii_assignments.html) 
> where there will be an extra 2 digits
> added to the Caller ID - For example 627142225555 where '62' = Cell 
> Phone for example..
> The problem is, I have not found a way to remove these digits before 
> it's used by Asterisk in CDR and Voice Mail with any
> Asterisk script or command.
> What can I do to strip these digits from Caller ID before answering 
> the call so CDR and Voice Mail Caller ID announcement show correct 
> number?
> Bart
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