Making Follow Me and VmX Locater Work Together
Aterisk Dial Command Options: See below.
Asterisk Outbound Dial Command Options: See below.
Dial command options
The most common options are 'tr', which means 'The person
receiving the call can transfer a call using #' and 'Generate ringtones
when an extension is ringing'. Other useful options are (Note, this
list is very incomplete. The complete list of options is huge and can
be seen by typing 'show application Dial' in the asterisk console):
For some people, Follow-Me does the trick. If I'm not at my desk, start looking for me always. For others, they may not want this unless the caller really needs to reach them. You can configure complicated IVRs, ringgroups, etc. to chain together but this is not manageable on a large scale. So how do you give everyone the ability to provide options to be located, on demand and that the user can manage. That's where the Voicemail VmX Locater comes in ...