[asterisk-users] Block Spam Calls

D'Arcy Cain darcy at VybeNetworks.com
Thu Dec 12 19:00:00 CST 2019

On 12/12/19 5:33 PM, Greg Woods wrote:
> Most spam calls are robocalls these days. At my house, I can block
> pretty much all of the robocalls by requiring the caller to take some
> action before ringing the phones. In our case, the action is just to
> dial 1 for my wife or 2 for me. The only difference it makes in the end
> is which voice mailbox the caller gets transferred to if no one answers,
> but since asterisk so programmable, there are a lot of ways to
> accomplish the basic concept. I can see tons of calls in my log
> that never get through to bother us.

Not bad.  I was toying with another idea.  I find that if I don't answer
a robot fast enough it just hangs up.  How about ring two or three times
before passing to the actual extension?

D'Arcy J.M. Cain
Vybe Networks Inc.
A unit of Excelsior Solutions Corporation - Propelling Business Forward
IM:darcy at Vex.Net VoIP: sip:darcy at VybeNetworks.com

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