CallManager upgrade procedures

Ran into something screwy trying to install CM update 4.0(2a) on a new CM 4.0(1) install. I kept getting an error message that said something like “Device not ready”. I finally checked out the install logs and discovered that it was looking for a file on the CD-ROM. I stuck the CM install CD back […]

Asterisk dial plans

Per Steve’s request, here’s what I have in the extensions_custom.conf file in Asterisk: [macro-dialout-callmanager] exten => s,1,ChanIsAvail(SIP/callman01) exten => s,2,Cut(AVAILCHAN=AVAILCHAN,,1) exten => s,3,Dial(${AVAILCHAN}/${ARG1}) exten => s,4,Hangup exten => s,102,Congestion [outbound-cm] exten => _20XX,1,Macro(dialout-callmanager,${EXTEN}) exten => i,1,Congestion [from-broadvoice] exten => 2100,1,Macro(dialout-callmanager,${EXTEN}) And for the sip.conf: [callman01] type=friend context=from-internal host= disallow=all allow=ulaw allow=alaw nat=no canreinvite=yes qualify=yes I […]

Cisco CallManager, managed routers and CallerID

I’ve been running Cisco CallManager Express for almost a year now and it’s worked pretty well. I hadn’t installed Unity yet so I was still using a good old answering machine off of a Cisco ATA 186. Time to start learning CallManager though, so I went through setting up CM. My FXO port is still […]

Sharing my voice

Wow…long time no post…I’m sure I’m going to get readers at this pace! 🙂 Ok, I really do want to start updating this. I’ve been fiddling with CallManager, Unity and Asterisk and I feel compelled to share. There are some peculiarities with getting all of this working.