[Help] Retrieving Email through *


#1

Hi there,

I wish to retrieve emails in local Microsoft Exchange server through Asterisk and read the emails using softphone with messaging capabilities like SIPCon1. Has anybody done this or anything similiar before? I guess it needs AGI for Asterisk to talk to the server, but i have no idea how to start the AGI…

thanks!

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#2

Hi

What you are asking for is unified messaging, and its not that trivial

Have a look at zimbra.com/products/unified_messaging.html.
I have deployed non OSS systems that do this but they are in no way cheap. The process is as simple as it sounds. you will need ldap or the like a TTS engine and the ability to hook into the email server. and for the email server to hook into the vmail. Sounds simple but putting all the bits together costs time and money

Ian