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Mastering FreeSWITCH

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Product type Book
Published in Jul 2016
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781784398880
Pages 300 pages
Edition 1st Edition
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Authors (8):
Russell Treleaven Russell Treleaven
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Seven Du Seven Du
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Darren Schreiber Darren Schreiber
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Ken Rice Ken Rice
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Mike Jerris Mike Jerris
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Kalyani Kulkarni Kalyani Kulkarni
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Florent Krieg Florent Krieg
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Charles Bujold Charles Bujold
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Table of Contents (21) Chapters close

Mastering FreeSWITCH
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Contributors
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
1. Typical Voice Uses for FreeSWITCH 2. Deploying FreeSWITCH 3. ITSP and Voice Codecs Optimization 4. VoIP Security 5. Audio File and Streaming Formats, Music on Hold, Recording Calls 6. PSTN and TDM 7. WebRTC and Mod_Verto 8. Audio and Video Conferencing 9. Faxing and T38 10. Advanced IVR with Lua 11. Write Your FreeSWITCH Module in C 12. Tracing and Debugging VoIP 13. Homer, Monitoring and Troubleshooting Your Communication Platform Index

Configuration using XML


FreeSWITCH uses XML to represent its configuration, because XML lends itself perfectly (and directly) to a tree representation in which you can add and delete branches and leaves and easily locate sections, parameters, and values. Optimized XML routines are able to parse, create an in-memory representation, and manipulate that representation.

So, you'd better stop whining and learn to love XML.

There are many advanced facilities to help parse FreeSWITCH's configuration files; check syntax; associate settings, parameters, names, descriptions, allowed values' ranges; and many more.

In our implementation we keep it simple to the max (we love kisses), and only use the most basic XML related functions.

We create our XML pointers, then we raze the globals data structure we'll use to store state and configuration (you'd better do this razing, or you'll end up with stale values if you unload then reload the module).

switch_xml_open_cfg() will read our XML configuration file and...

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