[asterisk-users] Question regarding custom announcements used by several Asterisk servers

Paul Belanger paul.belanger at polybeacon.com
Fri Feb 6 12:58:47 CST 2015

On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 5:03 AM, Ishfaq Malik <ish at pack-net.co.uk> wrote:
> On 6 February 2015 at 07:54, Olli Heiskanen <ohjelmistoarkkitehti at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Got a question regarding custom announcements in Asterisk.
>> My goal is to allow my users record their own queue announcements and
>> choose which announcements they want to use in each queue. I have several
>> Asterisk servers and a Kamailio server which dispatches call traffic between
>> the Asterisks. Question is, is it possible to have something like a NSF disk
>> shared between several asterisk servers and store custom announcements
>> there, where all Asterisks would use them? I expect to have to place the
>> files under whatever I configure in asterisk.conf. Additionally, can I place
>> the announcements in subfolders under that directory and in my realtime
>> queue table use values something like '/subfldr/myannouncement'?
>> Keep up the good work!
>> cheers,
>> Olli
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> Hi
> All of that is possible and is exactly what we do, both for customer sounds
> and for call recordings. Just make sure you have resilience in your shared
> storage device.
> Alternatively, you could use something like Puppet to deploy the files to
> all the servers.
This is basically what we do, we use puppet to help distribute files
to remote servers while still using app_queue.  Shared network drive
also works.

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