[asterisk-users] fallback to default extension

Paolo Supino paolo.supino at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 14:10:28 CDT 2012

H Andrew

Your solution is the simplest I received and so I tried implementing
it only to discover that it doesn't work as expected...


On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Andrew Latham <lathama at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 8:27 AM, Paolo Supino <paolo.supino at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>  I was asked by our development departement to setup asterisk in a
>> manner that if someone calls an extension in the department that was
>> was only configured, but a handset was never attached to it to fall
>> back to a default extension. For example: Someone calls extension
>> 2408, but there's no phone attached to 2408 it should fall back and
>> ring at 2400..
>> How do I setup asterisk to find out if there's a phone attached to an
>> internal number if not ring another extension?
>> TIA
>> Paolo
> Just add a dial(SIP/2400) at a later priority or any of the other many
> ways.  Assuming 2400 is you operator then set the var and drop to the
> operator. Verify your options to you dial syntax and any std-exten
> setups.
> Priority numbers
> https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Contexts%2C+Extensions%2C+and+Priorities
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