[asterisk-users] DIALSTATUS vs HANGUPCAUSE
pwakano at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 22:18:45 CDT 2018
Indeed looks a bug but regardless of this, this problem made me think that
the HANGUPCAUSE could be used for this purpose with benefits.
I couldn't find an explanation about when DIALSTATUS would actually be
The HANGUPCAUSE was reworked in version 11 (
https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Hangup+Cause) but I didn't find
someone actually stating it is a better alternative or replacement to the
DIALSTATUS or something similar.
On 14 March 2018 at 13:30, Dovid Bender <dovid at telecurve.com> wrote:
> I would think that is a bug since the only time DIALSTATUS = BUSY is where
> you got a 486 or 600 (as per https://wiki.asterisk.org/
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:11 PM, Patrick Wakano <pwakano at gmail.com>
>> Hello list,
>> Hope all doing well!
>> I've been checking some cases when a Dial fails and dialplan execution
>> continues to handle this. I am finding it a little confusing how we should
>> handle the DIALSTATUS and the HANGUPCAUSE in this situation....
>> More specifically, I am facing a case in version 13.6.0 where I am
>> getting a DIALSTATUS=BUSY and HANGUPCAUSE=19 after receiving a 480 SIP
>> error. Seems wrong to me, since 480 should be converted to HANGUPCAUSE=19
>> and DIALSTATUS = NOANSWER (https://wiki.asterisk.org/wik
>> i/display/AST/Hangup+Cause+Mappings). Anyway I am thinking about
>> actually not checking the DIALSTATUS anymore and just rely on the
>> HANGUPCAUSE, which seems more powerful.
>> Looks like for a pure SIP environment the HANGUPCAUSE would have a more
>> accurate information about the error. So question is can I always use this
>> info and completely ignore what the DIALSTATUS is?
>> Or does someone knows exactly where is more suitable to use one over the
>> Kind regards,
>> Patrick Wakano
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