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Monitoring Live Calls

Monitoring Live Calls

Monitoring Live Calls

(OP)
Anybody know what the command is to be able to watch a live call when testing outbound calling? Looking for something akin to what we can see using BCM Monitor

So far I have tail -f /var/log/ucx/ and that's about it. Is this correct so far or is there a different command string?

RE: Monitoring Live Calls

(OP)
Update......I think the command string I'm looking is: tail -f /var/log/asterisk/full I believe I can add grep xxx at the end to monitor a specific extension.

If I'm wrong or missing something, please feel free to correct me.

Thanks.

RE: Monitoring Live Calls

You could use the Asterisk CLI directly instead of tailing the log file. To do that, you can use the following command from the admin account:
sudo asterisk -rvvv
 
Once in the CLI, you can issue Asterisk commands such as
core show channels
sip show peers
ucx show peers
ucx show registered
 
and similar to see active calls, connected SIP phones/trunks, connected Nortel phones and so on.

RE: Monitoring Live Calls

On my 4.0 UCX50, running the command sudo asterisk -rvvv from a ssh session results in asterisk command not found.
Same results when the command is entered from the gui pbx-> tools -> asterisk cli

RE: Monitoring Live Calls

In that case, try
sudo /usr/sbin/asterisk -rvvv 

RE: Monitoring Live Calls

Thanks
that works

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