[asterisk-users] Add SIPCALLID of egress leg to CDR
rhartmann3 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 15:55:17 CST 2014
Both of those suggestions worked perfectly.
Ricky Hartmann | PO Box 1354 Jackson, NJ 08527
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On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 3:51 PM, Matthew Jordan <mjordan at digium.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 1:38 PM, Ricky Hartmann <rhartmann3 at gmail.com>
> > Hey all,
> > I've been fighting with this all morning, and I feel like this should be
> > relatively simple task, but I just can't get it to work. I currently
> have a
> > very basic asterisk v11.6 setup with a single extension (a Bria
> > and a single sip trunk to my carrier.
> > What I'm trying to accomplish is simply adding the asterisk generated
> > SIPCALLID of the leg between asterisk and the carrier to the CDR when
> > written. (This is in addition to the SIPCALLID of the original call leg,
> > which I've already added.) I've been able to print the SIPCALLID for the
> > carrier leg to the CLI if I jump into a Macro or Gosub from the Dial
> > (using the M or b options respectively), but that's about it.
> > From what I can tell, this should be easily accomplished with variable
> > inheritance, but based on what I'm seeing during test that seems to be a
> > way relationship, as updates in a child channel don't seem to reach the
> > parent. Am I missing something? Is there a better way to go about this?
> > The few questions I've found on forums and mailing list archives on this
> > subject are all from 2007 and earlier, so I'm hoping something new has
> > along in the last few years and I just haven't found it anywhere. Can
> > anyone help?
> You're correct - variable inheritance only goes in one direction, from
> the parent to the child. Since the child channel is going to be Party
> B in the CDR, variables set on it are unlikely to show up.
> I can think of a few options:
> 1) Use the userfield on the outbound channel to store the SIPCALLID. A
> little known fact of the userfield is that, on two channels in a
> bridge together, the userfields are concatenated together using a ';'
> as a delimiter.
> 2) Use the MASTER_CHANNEL function to reach back to the parent channel
> and set the CDR variable there.
> Matthew Jordan
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