Asterisk CLI Commands

General commands
!<command>: Executes a given shell command 

abort halt: Cancel a running halt

add extension: Add new extension into context

add ignorepat: Add new ignore pattern

add indication: Add the given indication to the country

amportal start: Stop AAH and

amportal stop: Restart AAH.

debug channel: Enable debugging on a channel

dont include: Remove a specified include from context

help: Display help list, or specific help on a command

include context: Include context in other context

load: Load a dynamic module by name

logger reload: Reopen log files. Use after rotating the log files.

no debug channel: Disable debugging on a channel

pri debug span: Enables PRI debugging on a span

pri intense debug span: Enables REALLY INTENSE PRI debugging

pri no debug span: Disables PRI debugging on a span

remove extension: Remove a specified extension

remove ignorepat: Remove ignore pattern from context

remove indication: Remove the given indication from the country

save dialplan: Overwrites your current
extensions.conf file with an exported version based on the current
state of the dialplan. A backup copy of your old extensions.conf is not
saved. The initial values of global variables defined in the [globals]
category retain their previous initial values; the current values of
global variables are not written into the new extensions.conf. Using
"save dialplan" will result in losing any comments in your current
extensions.conf.
set verbose: Set level of verboseness

show agents: Show status of agents

show applications: Shows registered applications

show application: Describe a specific application

show channel: Display information on a specific channel

show channels: Display information on channels

show codecs: Display information on codecs

show conferences: Show status of conferences

show dialplan: Show dialplan

show image formats: Displays image formats

show indications: - Show a list of all country/indications

show locals: Show status of local channels

show manager command: Show manager commands

show manager connect: Show connected manager users

show parkedcalls: Lists parked calls

show queues: Show status of queues

show switches: Show alternative switches

show translation: Display translation matrix

show voicemail users: List defined voicemail boxes

show voicemail zones: List zone message formats

soft hangup: Request a hangup on a given channel

A.2.2 AGI Commands
show agi: Show AGI commands or specific help

dump agihtml: Dumps a list of agi command in html format

A.2.3 Database Handling
database del: Removes database key/value

database deltree: Removes database keytree/values

database get: Gets database value

database put: Adds/updates database value

database show: Shows database contents

  

A.2.4 IAX Channel Commands
iax2 debug: Enable IAX debugging

iax2 no debug: Disable IAX debugging

iax2 set jitter: Sets IAX jitter buffer

iax2 show cache: Display IAX cached dialplan

iax2 show channels: Show active IAX channels

iax2 show peers: Show defined IAX peers

iax2 show registry: Show IAX registration status

iax2 show stats: Display IAX statistics

iax2 show users: Show defined IAX users

iax2 trunk debug: Request IAX trunk debug

iax debug: Enable IAX debugging

iax no debug: Disable IAX debugging

iax set jitter: Sets IAX jitter buffer

iax show cache: Display IAX cached dialplan

iax show channels: Show active IAX channels

iax show peers: Show defined IAX peers

iax show registry: Show IAX registration status

iax show stats: Display IAX statistics

iax show users: Show defined IAX users

init keys: Initialize RSA key passcodes

show keys: Displays RSA key information

A.2.5 SIP Channel commands
sip debug: Enable SIP debugging

sip no debug: Disable SIP debugging

sip reload: Reload sip.conf (added after 0.7.1 on 2004-01-23)

sip show channels: Show active SIP channels

sip show channel: Show detailed SIP channel info

sip show inuse: List all inuse/limit

sip show peers: Show defined SIP peers (register clients)

sip show registry: Show SIP registration status (when Asterisk registers as a client to a SIP Proxy)

sip show users: Show defined SIP users

A.2.6 Server management
restart gracefully: Restart Asterisk gracefully

restart now: Restart Asterisk immediately

restart when convenient: Restart Asterisk at empty call volume

reload: Reload configuration

stop gracefully: Gracefully shut down Asterisk

stop now: Shut down Asterisk immediately

stop when convenient: Shut down Asterisk at empty call volume

extensions reload?: Reload extensions ONLY

unload: Unload a dynamic module by name

show modules: List modules and info about them

show uptime: Show uptime information

show version: Display Asterisk version info

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