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FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook by Giovanni Maruzzelli, Michael S Collins, Anthony Minessale II

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Chapter 5. PBX Functionality

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Creating users
  • Accessing voicemail
  • The company directory
  • Using phrase macros to build sound prompts
  • Creating XML IVR menus
  • Music on hold
  • Creating conferences
  • Sending faxes
  • Receiving faxes
  • Basic text-to-speech with mod_flite
  • Advanced text-to-speech with mod_tts_commandline
  • Recording calls

Introduction

FreeSWITCH supports many features that are typically associated with a telephone system or Private Branch Exchange (PBX). The recipes in this chapter focus on a number of functions that are widely used in PBX systems, such as voicemail, faxing, call recording, IVR menus, and more.

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