[asterisk-users] answering machine screening with MixMonitor

Chad Wallace cwallace at lodgingcompany.com
Wed Feb 5 12:56:11 CST 2014

On Wed, 5 Feb 2014 17:09:34 +0000 (UTC)
"G. Paul Ziemba" <pz-asterisk-users at ziemba.us> wrote:

> I'm using asterisk 1.8 as an answering machine. I'd like to
> hear the calls it answers aloud in case I want to pick up and
> interrupt the call.
> There are a few articles describing, for example, three-way
> calling a monitor phone set to auto-answer, but I couldn't
> find anything that described how to just send the audio to
> a local speaker.

Have you considered using chan_alsa or chan_oss?

I don't know much about it, but I've heard that you can use the sound
card in the computer as a phone.  If you only want to listen, you
wouldn't need a microphone.


C. Chad Wallace, B.Sc.
The Lodging Company
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