[asterisk-users] Cisco Distinctive ring using alert-info

Rich Adamson radamson at routers.com
Fri Sep 15 07:43:56 MST 2006

Julian Lyndon-Smith wrote:
> I've got a cisco 7960, with (amongst many others) the following in the 
> Foghorn         foghorn.raw
> I can manually select this for the ringtone. However, I was wanting to 
> use a normal ringtone, with foghorn being used if the call was coming in 
> from the girlfriend/wife/mother-in-law etc ;)
> I was trying to use the following:
> exten => 5711,1,SIPAddHeader("Alert-Info: <Foghorn>")
> exten => 5711,n,Dial(SIP/5711)
> exten => 5711,n,Hangup()
> However, not matter what I try, I get the standard ringtone. If I use
> exten => 5711,1,SIPAddHeader("Alert-Info: <Bellcore-dr3>")

Our past experience indicates the <Bellcore-dr3> approach is the only 
one that works.

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