Summary:ASTERISK-13214: Outbound h323 dial via call file transfers control to context/exten/priority before call is answered
Reporter:cclemence (cclemama)Labels:
Date Opened:2008-12-12 16:35:24.000-0600Date Closed:2009-02-20 17:01:47.000-0600
Versions:Frequency of
Environment:Attachments:( 0) asterisk_1.6.01.code.tgz
( 1) Avaya.pdf_-_Adobe_Acrobat_Standard.pdf
( 2) conf_n_log.tgz
Description:When using a call file (i.e. autodial), control is passed to the context/extension/priority before the outgoing h323 call is answered. This behavior does not happen with outbound Sip, IAX2, or Zap channels.

I needed to connect to our Avaya switch using h323 and found issue 11261 (http://bugs.digium.com/view.php?id=11261). I am running on FC10 using the most current version of asterisk (asterisk- and the latest versions of h323plus code (h323plus-v1_20_2 & ptlib-v2_0_1-4). I manually applied the pvhatz patches (from issue 11261) to the 1.6 code and got everything to compile. I was very pleased with how easy it was to get the h323 connection working with our Avaya switch. However, after testing I found the aforementioned issue.

I am new to the asterisk code and voip protocols, but I am willing to learn/work/contribute. I also have a system that we can use to test with.

Can one of you guys help direct me?
Comments:By: cclemence (cclemama) 2008-12-16 12:52:04.000-0600

After watching the dialog/controversy about h323plus versus OpenH323 v1.18.0 (re. http://bugs.digium.com/view.php?id=11261 ), I have gone back and installed openh323 v1.18 & PWLIB v1.10. The issue that I reported above is still present.

Control is passed to the context/exten/priority before the outgoing call is answered when the call is initiated via a call file.

By: Leif Madsen (lmadsen) 2009-01-20 13:54:22.000-0600

Assigned to jpeeler for now as he has started working on some H.323 bugs, but it will still probably be a while before he can get to the issue, and attempt to resolve it. Thanks!

By: Jeff Peeler (jpeeler) 2009-01-28 13:59:49.000-0600

Is it possible that the Avaya switch is auto answering the call? I'm testing here with simph323 and am observing expected behavior of waiting for the answer.

By: cclemence (cclemama) 2009-01-29 14:23:58.000-0600

I am away from the office right now. I should be able to double check this next week.

By: Jeff Peeler (jpeeler) 2009-02-05 12:01:12.000-0600

Any results yet?

By: cclemence (cclemama) 2009-02-20 16:07:58.000-0600

Prompted by jpeelers comments above, I got Avaya to help look at my configuration. We were able for fix the Avaya configuration so that everything works as expected/designed. I uploaded the Avaya 8720 configuration from our that allows me to interconnect via h.323. Please close this issue.

By: Jeff Peeler (jpeeler) 2009-02-20 17:01:47.000-0600

Thank you very much for reporting back, closing as requested.