[asterisk-users] Channel names

Matthew Jordan mjordan at digium.com
Thu May 1 09:19:41 CDT 2014

On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 7:17 AM, Ishfaq Malik <ish at pack-net.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi
> I'm using asterisk 1.8.
> How are channel names constructed. I always thought they were
> <technology>/<peer>-<hex counter>
> but I've had a lot of instances where a channel name doesn't have the
> correct peer as part of it.
> Is it unwise to use channel names to extract the peers involved in a call?
How a channel is named is a function of the channel technology. Which
channel technology(ies) are you curious about?


Matthew Jordan
Digium, Inc. | Engineering Manager
445 Jan Davis Drive NW - Huntsville, AL 35806 - USA
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