FS weekly 2010 06 09

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Calling Instructions

UPDATE: New meeting time Wednesday June 9th at 1800 UTC (1200 CST / 1pm EST)
sip:888@conference.freeswitch.org or via the good old PSTN at +1-919-386-9900
Or click on this link
Or call Skype the skype user "skypiax5", you'll be automatically connected (max 20 concurrent users).
Codecs: PCMU/PCMA, G.722, CELT, Speex, Skype, among others
Press 0 to mute/unmute your self. Press * to deaf/undeaf.


Please add agenda items as needed. If you have a question you'd like to ask then edit the Items Needing Discussion section below. Be sure to put your name/nick on your question.

News, Notes, & Miscellaneous Fun Stuff

  • FS book update
  • What are the Beeps in the conference? One Beep - someone has joined, two beeps - someone has left.

Featured Presentation [ Darren Schreiber - mod_nibblebill ]

  • June 9, 2010 - Darren Schreiber will talk about mod_nibblebill.

Upcoming Presentations

The dates for the following presentations are subject to change, so you need to check back.

  • June 16, 2010 ?? - DRK - mod_managed CDRs for billing purposes, keeping track of everything
  • June 23, 2010 ?? - Rupa Schomaker - discusses mod_memcache, mod_cidlookup
  • June 30, 2010 - Anthony Minessale,how important it is to come to cluecon and register now? And other stuff..
  • July 7, 2010 - ????

Items Needing Discussion

  • FreeSWITCH Training! (dschreiber)
  • ClueCon Update
    • Get yerself registered
    • Speakers contact MSC or BKW ASAP for scheduling
  • From MSC: How do you guys handle adding columns to the calls db
    • Example - ESL-based script that keeps calling "show channels"
    • Need to see custom information, perhaps the accountcode variable or custom var

Janitorial Items

  • Chan vars - let's crowdsource the descriptions of these vars
  • Need wiki volunteer: create_wiki_page.pl script
    • auto create new pages for chan vars, APIs, modules, etc.

Items Needing Documentation

  • Most important documentation task: T.38. Please see the email thread, especially bkw's comments.
    • Please add content to this page: T.38
  • Along with uuid_simplify, document sip_auto_simplify
  • New API: sofia_reg_count (commit msg)
  • New VM param: vm-enabled (commit msg)
  • New sofia param: allow-empty-password (commit msg)
  • New param: 'critical' in modules.conf.xml (commit msg)
  • New channel variable: 'direction' (commit msg)
  • New conference param: terminate-on-silence (commit msg)
  • Verbose events:
    • global param verbose-channel-events, fsctl verbose_events [on|off]
    • commit msg
  • New "disable hold" feature:
  • Channels to check if you have been auth'd:
  • New mod_loopback chan var: loopback_bowout_on_execute (commit msg)

User Tips & Tricks

If you have something you'd like to share with the community then by all means add it here and we will give you a few minutes on the conference call to discuss it!

When the inbound endpoint refuses to select the best codec, you can force the issue a bit using: http://wiki.freeswitch.org/wiki/Sofia.conf.xml#inbound-codec-negotiation

Suggestions For Future Meetings & Future To Dos

  • In the future Darren Schreiber will discuss:
    • mod_nibblebill
  • DRK:
    • mod_managed
    • CDRs for billing purposes, keeping track of everything

Presenters Needed For These Topics

  • SIP 101 (beginning SIP, how does it work, how to look at different SIP packets)
  • NAT traversal debugging in FS environments (when to use autonat, how to diagnose your NAT routers, etc.)
  • mod_shout/shoutcast, esp with one-way conferences for scalability
  • Codec negotiation - early vs. late, why you need it, how to do it

Conference Call Recording

Did you miss this weeks Conference call? You can listen to it here

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