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

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Accessing voicemail

Voicemail is a very common feature of PBX systems. This recipe shows how to access the voicemail for a user.

Getting ready

You will need at least one telephone registered on your system, though it is easier to test with two or more phones. Have another user call your registered extension. The destination extension should let the call go to the voicemail. Also, the caller should leave a message and hang up. Once a message is left, the target phone can access the voicemail.

How to do it...

The simplest way to access the voicemail is to simply dial *98 from the phone. The system will ask for the user ID and then the password (by default, the password is the same as the user ID). Let's assume that user 1001 is checking their voicemail ...

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