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FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook

By : Giovanni Maruzzelli, Anthony Minessale II
Book Image

FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook

By: Giovanni Maruzzelli, Anthony Minessale II

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Creating conferences

FreeSWITCH excels at letting multiple parties connect to a single conference "room" where they can all hear and speak to one another. The default configuration has some examples of conferences that we can use as a starting point. Keep in mind that in FreeSWITCH, there is no need explicitly to "create" a conference room—the conference dialplan application does all the work for us.

Getting ready

In addition to a text editor, you will need at least two phones for testing, and preferably another person or two so that you can verify that your conference rooms are working. Also, make sure that you have the default FreeSWITCH configuration installed and the sound and music files added.

How to do it...

Follow these steps:

  1. Dial 3000 and listen. You will be put into a standard conference room, and if you are the only person there, then after the announcement, you will hear hold music.

  2. Dial 3000 from another phone, and both persons are in the same conference.

  3. Add more parties by dialing...