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FreeSWITCH Cookbook

By : Raymond Chandler, Darren Schreiber, Anthony Minessale II, Michael Collins
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FreeSWITCH Cookbook

By: Raymond Chandler, Darren Schreiber, Anthony Minessale II, Michael Collins

Overview of this book

FreeSWITCH is an open source telephony platform designed to facilitate the creation of voice, chat, and video applications. It can scale from a soft-phone to a PBX and even up to an enterprise-class softswitch.In the FreeSWITCH Cookbook, members of the FreeSWITCH development team share some of their hard-earned knowledge with you in the book's recipes. Use this knowledge to improve and expand your FreeSWITCH installations.The FreeSWITCH Cookbook is an essential addition to any VoIP administrator's library.The book starts with recipes on how to handle call routing and then discusses connecting your FreeSWITCH server to the outside world.It then teaches you more advanced topics like CDR handling, practical examples of controlling FreeSWITCH with the event socket, and configuring many features commonly associated with a PBX installation.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)
FreeSWITCH Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Using CSV CDRs

It is a simple matter to store CDRs in CSV format. This recipe describes the steps necessary to store call records in plain-text CSV files.

Getting ready

In the default configuration, mod_cdr_csv is compiled and enabled by default. CDR data is stored in the $FS_INSTALL/log/cdr-csv/ directory. To review the options available, open the file conf/autoload_configs/cdr_csv.conf.xml. Here are the parameters available in the settings section:

    <!-- 'cdr-csv' will always be appended to log-base -->
    <!--<param name="log-base" value="/var/log"/>-->
    <param name="default-template" value="example"/>
    <!-- This is like the info app but after the call is hung up -->
    <!--<param name="debug" value="true"/>-->
    <param name="rotate-on-hup" value="true"/>
    <!-- may be a b or ab -->
    <param name="legs" value="a"/>
    <!-- Only log in Master.csv -->
    <!-- <param name="master-file...