[asterisk-users] Trigger and Email in Dial Plan

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Sun Apr 1 21:17:05 MST 2007

On Sun, Apr 01, 2007 at 08:35:23PM -0700, Robert DeVries wrote:
> I have a friend traveling overseas.  I want to allow him to call a number
> which will give him a busy signal (so no charge), but will then send me an
> email that he has called.
> I know how to use a call file to trigger a call (I created a callback system
> for myself when I traveled overseas a few months ago), but I don't know how
> to trigger an email.  All I want is a simple message like "Smitty called."

Running something from inside Asterisk:

  System(mail -s "Smitty called" your_alias)

(stdi is redirected from /dev/null, so this will not hang, right).

But it is even simpler from the script that generates the call file.

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