[kwlug-disc] Asterisk: Ekiga

unsolicited at swiz.ca unsolicited at swiz.ca
Sun Feb 6 10:41:02 EST 2011

On Sun, 06 Feb 2011 10:08:31 -0500, <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> On Sun, 06 Feb 2011 09:36:12 -0500, "Raul Suarez" <rarsa at yahoo.com>
>> Can someone volunteer to help me test my Asterisk/Ekiga integration  
>> configuration?
>> Background:
>> I've configured Asterisk to be able to send and receive calls from the 

>> Ekiga.net network.
>> - I can successfully call the Ekiga echo test (500 at ekiga.net)
>> - I can receive calls from Ekiga into asterisk to be routed
> appropriately.
>> The "problem" I have is that I can only test with computers inside my  
>> network which is not a fair test and it's giving me some problems:
>> The internal extension can hear the call from the ekiga account
>> The caller from the ekiga account cannot hear the internal extension
>> I'm thinking it has to do with the firewall as both may be trying to
>> the same ports and that's why I need someone to help me test from the  
>> outside.
>> If this is something that seems interesting in such a snowy day, please

>> let me know and I can give you my phone # so we can coordinate.
> Sorry, don't have the expertise to answer anything, but a question ...
> Unless you're trying to test via an Ekiga (softphone?) calling into your
> asterisk to test ... isn't it asterisk that registers with ekiga? Any
> softphone you have, let alone all hardphones, should be registering with
> your local asterisk. So internal calls would be ... internal. So in
> it should never get out to Ekiga?
> Don't you need a non-asterisk registered free sip tester account calling
> ekiga or askterisk directly for your tests?
> FWIW, when I tested this sort of thing, long ago (and never got anywhere
> with it due to self-inertia), I used my cell to call a local number that
> let me then call any voip address. I don't recall the number or network,
> off-hand, but could dig it up if needed.


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