[asterisk-users] PRI Outbound CallerID Question

Kristian Kielhofner kris at krisk.org
Tue Sep 26 18:30:04 MST 2006

Steve Totaro wrote:
> I set caller ID to a unique identifier before sending to a transfer 
> partner or overflow call center.  This makes it much easier to match 
> CDRs and get stats on the outcome of calls once they leave our center.  
> It is a very valuable and legitimate use.  Am I committing a crime?  nah.
> We use and trust ANI, not caller ID although I think I read you can 
> manipulate ANI if you have an SS7 link.  I have yet to play with SS7.
> Thanks,
> Steve Totaro


	This is exactly what I am talking about.  That is a very useful 
application of caller id manipulation.  Why should you lose that useful 
feature because a few misguided people sometimes use it for nefarious 

Kristian Kielhofner

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