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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

Logging with FreeSWITCH


Logging is an integral part of any properly managed communication operation. The capability of tracing the minimal details of protocol exchanges and the paths through the internal software mechanisms can be invaluable for pinpointing the intermittent problem of a customer.

There are two main media for logging in FreeSWITCH: the console, for example the fs_cli application, and the log file. Both options use the same mechanism to show or save information.

By default, FreeSWITCH logs all information into one log file at the DEBUG level (the highest detail, producing the most quantity of information). The log file is created and managed by module mod_logfile, configured through logfile.conf.xml. By default, that single log file is called freeswitch.log and is located in freeswitch/log/.

The general format for the log lines is: call-uuid YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss:nnnnnn [LEVEL] source_file_name:line_numberfunction_name() <log data>.

Log levels go from EMERG (Level 0) to DEBUG...

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