[asterisk-users] Commit dialplan & other config. in memory to disk?

Jean Aunis jean.aunis at prescom.fr
Thu Apr 6 04:59:32 CDT 2017

You can execute something like asterisk -rx "dialplan show" > 
some_file.conf, but unfortunately the result cannot be directly parsed 
by Asterisk. Still it will give you a readable snapshot of your current 

Le 06/04/2017 à 11:54, Nathan Anderson a écrit :
> 'lo,
> So yesterday, one of our clients had the misfortune of having the disk that their Asterisk config (*.conf) was stored on take a dirt nap.  Of course, Asterisk was still running at the time, and everything continued to work (except for voicemail, which was stored on the same disk) right up until I shut down Asterisk to investigate what was going on.  Because the disk was dead, though, I couldn't start Asterisk back up after that, and OF COURSE the backups were not firing off correctly so now we are faced with regenerating the config again (including dialplan) from scratch.
> In the future, if I were to ever run into a similar situation, is there any way to request or instruct Asterisk to write the current dialplan that is in memory and other important config files (e.g., users.conf) to disk in a *different* location than where it originally read them from when it started up?  I could have saved myself a crap-ton of work if this were possible...
> Thanks,
> -- Nathan

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