OBD Call using Asterisk CLI

This is a useful command when building your dial plan, it allows testing of the dial plan remotely. There are a couple of commands to explain. The first is the originate command a highly useful tool for checking any IVR context’s, this is how to use it.

originate SIP/14075551234@sip-outbound extension s@auto-att

Let me explain this.:

originate = command

SIP/14075551234 = what technology to use so this could be IAX.,SIP,ZAP,DHADI following a slash and phone number

@sip-outbound = this is what context to send it to in sip.conf or other associated technology file

extension = is required for the command

s = this is what exten to send to within the context specified below

@auto-att = which context to send to in extensions.conf

Now the other way to dial out from the system is with the dial command which is show below.

dial 14075551234@internal

dial = the command

14075551234 = the digits to send, so this could be anything you want it just has to match something in the context you specify

@internal = the context you would like to match the digits in extensions.conf


originate DAHDI/g0/07428XXXXXX extension 794XXXX@context_name

Above command will generate an outbound call to 07428XXXXXX, To check different spans of PRI card you have to edit g0(i.e grouping of PRI)


originate SIP/14075551234@sip-outbound extension s@context_name

Sample with SLT SIP trunk

originate SIP/0715770488@SLT extension s@from-trunk

0715770488 = mobile number
SLT = Outgoing Trunk

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