[asterisk-users] chan_motif, xmpp, jabber, jingle

Joshua Colp jcolp at digium.com
Thu Sep 20 06:37:52 CDT 2012

Hans Witvliet wrote:
> Hi all,


> For one of my inverstigations it looks like i'm back to "square one"
> I'm trying to accept an incoming xmpp call and forward it conditionally
> to a sip, isdn, or voicemail.
> No google is involved as i use a local xmpp server (ejabberd)

I personally am using Openfire but have this exact scenario working 
fine, so it does indeed work.

> I was experimenting on (with jabber.conf, jingle.conf), but
> some suggested me to have a look at asterisk11,so i did...
> I downloaded and built 11-beta1.
> Edited (according to the asterisk11 wiki-page) extensions.conf,
> chan_motif.conf, jingle.conf and restarted.

The files used for res_xmpp and chan_motif are xmpp.conf and motif.conf 

> Same behavior, except for minor details.
> As soon as I start, ejabberd tells me that the defined user becomes
> online.
>> From jitsi I can send a text-message, which I see as I enabled "debug"
> in motif.conf
> (This is actually progress, as in I saw only empty strings
> coming along ;-)
> But when starting an audio or an AV-call, I only see the xmpp-debug
> message (used to be jabber-debug-message).
> Within de xmpp-message I see the capabilities (samplerate, codecs,
> address, port) from the jitsi-client.

This means your res_xmpp is correctly configured.

> Although I made a separate context in the dialplan, it seems never to
> get there: hence no answer :(
> Eventhough I explicitly point to them in xmpp.conf and jingle.conf....
> So my client remains in "connecting" for ever....

chan_motif is what handles this and it sounds like you don't have it 
correctly configured. If it's not correctly configured the incoming 
messages go unhandled. What are your two configuration files like (minus 
passwords)? Only the specific contexts are needed.

Joshua Colp
Digium, Inc. | Senior Software Developer
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