[asterisk-users] Function SHELL not registered

Michael Jepson Michael.Jepson at cm.nl
Tue Jul 5 09:06:37 CDT 2016

I have rebuilt a new version, making sure func_shell was selected, but I am still getting this error.

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From: asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com [mailto:asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com] On Behalf Of A J Stiles
Sent: maandag 4 juli 2016 09:34
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Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] Function SHELL not registered

On Monday 04 Jul 2016, Michael Jepson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am getting the following error when starting asterisk:
> pbx_functions.c: Function SHELL not registered
> Some of my conf files use a SHELL command, which used to work with an 
> older version of asterisk, but now with version 13.9.1 I see this 
> warning in the error log. How can I register the SHELL function? From 
> what I can find in the wiki's, it should just be available?
> Best regards,
> Michael Jepson

Did you include func_shell in your Asterisk build?

Fortunately, it's no biggie to build a missing module, because the "make" 
command explicitly keeps track of everything it has already done and does not need to do again.  Just cd into the folder with your Asterisk source, run `make menuselect` and select "func_shell"  (under dialplan functions).  Then run `make` and finally `make install`.  


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