[asterisk-users] E1 - Cisco - Asterisk and vice verso

Bruce Ferrell bferrell at baywinds.org
Fri Nov 14 18:15:07 CST 2014

On 11/14/2014 02:57 PM, Kevin Larsen wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Change my Dynastar E1 gateway to Cisco with E1 module, but can't make
> > > easiest dialplan. All my routing i made on asterisk, so i need that cisco
> > > all calls from E1 send via sip to Asterisk and all calls came from Asterisk
> > > by sip send to E1. From E1 to Asterisk already work, but can't understand
> > > how send all from Asterisk SIP to E1 ?
> > >
> > > Can you help ?
> >
> > If you are taking SIP calls into Asterisk and want to send them out
> > E1, you need an Asterisk-compatible E1 board, such as:
> I think, though I am not for sure, that he is asking how to route a call from Asterisk to the Cisco device that is acting as the gateway (i.e. the E1 is connected to the Cisco
> and will only be speaking SIP to Asterisk).
> We had a similar setup before we replaced the Cisco with Digium Gateways. Basically we just set up a peer in asterisk with the IP address of the Cisco and routed external calls
> to it. The Cisco then actually placed the calls to the PSTN. Pretty painless, though sometimes a bit confusing to remember that if there were issues, you might have to check
> dialing rules in both Asterisk and in the Cisco.
Yep,  I concur, that's what he's asking for. The syntax for Cisco dial-peers isn't a whole lot of fun, but not horrible either and once you know to call it a dial-peer, the
documentation is easy to google.

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