[asterisk-users] AsteriskNOW generation of zapata.conf file

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Thu Apr 26 13:12:40 MST 2007

On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 01:48:03PM -0500, Malcom Kemp wrote:
> From: Malcom Kemp Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:19 AM
> To: 'asterisk-users at lists.digium.com'
> Subject: AsteriskNOW generation of zapata.conf file
> I am a new user of Asterisk, and an trying to use AsteriskNOW.  The test
> system is dual processor, so I am using the beta 4 version.  I am
> currently trying to manually configure, as the GUI does not seem to let
> me accomplish what I need.  In the book "Asterisk, the Future of
> Telephony", they show the configuration of fxo/fxs card to include a
> context directive.  Specifically they show:
> Context=internal
> Signalling=fxo_ks
> Channel => 1
> Context=incoming
> Signalling=fxs_ks
> Channel => 2
> If I set this up in the Zapata.conf file, and then restart the server,
> the context= lines seem to be removed.  
> Can someone tell me how this process works? The Zapata.conf file has the
> statement that changes should be made to the Zapata.conf.zapscan, but my
> file does not reference these two channels at all.

/sbin/zapscan called to recreate that file on each start of the zaptel
service (and some other times) is a simple shell script. Edit it to do
nothing, or replace it with a link to /bin/true.

Now pass all of those parameters either from zapata.conf or from
users.conf (the latter is new in 1.4 and hence not documented in your

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