Chapter 8. Advanced Dialplan Concepts

In the preceding chapters you learned a bit about the power of the XML configuration files used in FreeSWITCH. Specifically, you learned about Dialplan entries and using XML to set general configuration settings. In this chapter, we will dive deep into the general structure of Dialplans, features of the XML Dialplan processing system, and how you can use what appear to be very basic features to achieve very complex results.

Some items in this chapter may appear to be repetitive, but we want to go back over some basic Dialplan functionality talked about elsewhere, and be sure we explain the how's and why's of the Dialplan system. It is quite common for people to use the XML Dialplan in FreeSWITCH without really ...

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