Newbie question about PRIs and Asterisk


#1

Don’t attack me if this has been posted before. I couldn’t find anything on it.

I’m new to Linux and Asterisk and am looking at setting up either an @home server or Xorcom Rapid. What I want to be able to do is have users select specific PRIs when they make outbound calls. Let’s say I have 3 or 4 PRIs all with different numbers. I would like to be able to have the user select the specific number to call out of. Would this be possible with a Digium FXO card or similar. I’m thinking it might be possible with a Cisco (PRI card) and a RADIUS server.

Any input is appreciated. Thx.


#2

I dont think you mean PRI but POTS. It could be done but I dont think your going to with @home you are going to have to manulaly edit the dialplan to do


#3

No, I meant PRIs. They will be PRIs (23 channels for voice calls). This is just for a pilot/test.

So I guess, I’ll be using Xorcom Rapid then.


#4

[quote=“nixage”]Don’t attack me if this has been posted before. I couldn’t find anything on it.

I’m new to Linux and Asterisk and am looking at setting up either an @home server or Xorcom Rapid. What I want to be able to do is have users select specific PRIs when they make outbound calls. Let’s say I have 3 or 4 PRIs all with different numbers. I would like to be able to have the user select the specific number to call out of. Would this be possible with a Digium FXO card or similar. I’m thinking it might be possible with a Cisco (PRI card) and a RADIUS server.

Any input is appreciated. Thx.[/quote]

Anyone have a clue on how to do this?


#5

Yes pri works fine with asterisk route it any way you want look at these cards
the first ones in the list

digium.com/index.php?menu=pr … y=hardware

you could set it up to route calls based on several differnt things number dialed, by user or extension the call was coming from, Time of day,etc


#6

For user selecting you can do it by defining each PRI channel as different trunks with different prefixes.


#7

Cool. Thanks guys. I will check that out.