[asterisk-users] How to use TRUNK only if IAX fails?

Ashwin Surendran Ashwin.Surendran at now-health.com
Sat May 30 02:03:15 CDT 2015

Many Thanks Carlos, I was hoping to check whether the remote server is
available before I issue the dial in my dial plan.

Is there a better way to do it in asterisk without using unix commands?

Many Thanks,

On 5/30/15, 2:06 AM, "Carlos Chavez" <cursor at telecomabmex.com> wrote:

>On 5/29/15 1:16 PM, Ashwin Surendran wrote:
>>> Hi,
>> I have multiple Asterisk servers in various parts of the world all
>> connected using dedicated VPN¹s.
>> Each of these servers have iax and dahdi TRUNK configured on them.
>> Occasionally the VPN¹s fail.
>> What I want to be able to do is on my dial plan, use IAX if the asterisk
>> server can reach the remote server using the internet OR, use TRUNK only
>> if it can¹t use IAX.
>> Any ideas on how this can be implemented on the dial plan?
>     Check the DIALSTATUS variable to see if the IAX trunk failed and
>then dial via DAHDI.
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