[asterisk-users] Removing mailbox and password prompt for voicemail

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at Vex.Net
Sat Jul 30 09:18:59 CDT 2016

On Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:43:47 +0100
Nabeel <nabeelshikder at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using Asterisk voicemail on a CentOS 7 server. I would like to
> be able to remove the 'mailbox' prompt and 'password' prompt when a

I assume that you mean when they access it from their own phone.

> user tries to access their voicemail. I can remove the 'password'
> prompt by not setting a password for the user, but the 'mailbox'

Bad, bad idea.  If you remove the password then anyone can get to the

> prompt is always heard. Please let me know how Asterisk can be
> configured to remove these prompts.

Define this local extension:

exten => *98,1,Verbose(0,${CHANNEL(peername)} calling voicemail)
    same => n,VoicemailMain(${CHANNEL(peername)}@VoiceMail,s)
    same => n,Hangup

D'Arcy J.M. Cain
System Administrator, Vex.Net
http://www.Vex.Net/ IM:darcy at Vex.Net
VoIP: sip:darcy at Vex.Net

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