[asterisk-users] Question regarding keywords in sip.conf/users.conf

Paul Hales pdhales at optusnet.com.au
Sun Nov 2 17:17:55 CST 2008

It should ignore the keywords, but you will get lots of errors in the CLI.

My guess is that if you put it all in a DB (and use realtime) you can
probably do whatever you want.


Rob Hillis wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm about to embark on a small (undoubtedly to get much larger) project 
> to write a set of scripts to handle provisioning of phones - Snom to 
> begin with, possibly with others (most likely Polycom and Linksys) to 
> follow later.  Since I want this script to handle *all* aspects of phone 
> provisioning (such as BLF buttons and so on) I need a place to store 
> data.  My preference is to keep all phone related configuration in the 
> one place - such as sip.conf or users.conf.  How would having additional 
> keywords (most likely with a prefix of some type to reduce the 
> likelihood of conflicts with real keywords) in Asterisk's .conf files 
> affect Asterisk?  I would expect that Asterisk should ignore unknown 
> keywords, but I'd rather check on this with those in the know first.
> Any insights?
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