[asterisk-users] Querying channel variables via the Manager API
tim at mexuar.com
Wed Apr 18 06:50:40 MST 2007
On 17 Apr 2007, at 22:32, Lenz wrote:
> Hello list,
> we are developing a new application that uses the Manager API in
> order to find a set of channels where variables are set in a
> predefined way. To do this, we currently send a Status command to
> obtain all available channels and then query them all, one by one,
> fot the status of a certain dialplan variable. As you can imagine,
> this gets rapidly pretty tedious as the number of active channels
> on a server grows and requires a lot of round-trips to and from the
> Asterisk server.
> I was wondering if there are more efficient ways to get:
> 1. a variable as set on all channels
> 2. the complete list of channel variables for one channel, using
> standard manager response block and not reverting to an execute CLI
> command " show channel Local/1234 at x "
> Anybody has ideas/hints on how to make all this a bit less cumbersome?
You could query via SNMP. it has the astChanVariables for each active
as a DisplayString
I can't promise that this is less cumbersome, but the overhead might
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