The voicemail.conf file controls the Asterisk
voicemail system (called Comedian Mail). It consists of three main
sections. The first, called
[general], sets the general system-wide
settings for the voicemail system. The second, called
[zonemessages], allows you to configure
different voicemail zones, which are a collection of time and time zone
settings. The third and final section is where you create one or more
groups of voicemail boxes, each containing the mailbox
(For more information on adding voicemail capabilities to your dialplan, see Chapter 6.)
General Voicemail Settings
[general] section of
voicemail.conf contains a plethora of options
that affect the entire voicemail system:
Lists the codecs that should be used to save voicemail messages. Codecs should be separated with the pipe character (
|). The first format specified is the format used when attaching a voicemail message to an email. Defaults to
Provides the email address from which voicemail notifications should be sent.
Specifies whether or not Asterisk should attach the voicemail sound file to the voicemail notification email.
Sets the maximum length of a voicemail message, in seconds.
Sets the minimum length of a voicemail message, in seconds.
Sets the maximum length of voicemail greetings, in seconds.
Specifies how many milliseconds to skip forward/back when the user skips forward or backward during message playback. ...