Asterisk News

Asterisk 11.6.0-rc2 Now Available

Oct 18, 2013

 

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the second release candidate of Asterisk 11.6.0. This release candidate is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk

The release of Asterisk 11.6.0-rc2 resolves several issues reported by the community and would have not been possible without your participation.

Thank you!

The following are the issues resolved in this release candidate:

  • Fix memory leak in logger.
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22540. Reported by John Hardin)
  • Fix Setting A chan_sip Dialog's SIP_NAT_FORCE_RPORT Flag
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22236. Reported by Filip Frank)
  • Properly copy/remove the device state cache flag over a masquerade.
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22718. Reported by Walter Doekes)
  • Remove Port Restriction When Checking For NAT
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22729. Reported by Michael L. Young)

For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog:

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ChangeLog-11.6.0-rc2

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

 

Asterisk 1.8.24.0-rc2 Now Available

Oct 18, 2013

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the second release candidate of Asterisk 1.8.24.0. This release candidate is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk

The release of Asterisk 1.8.24.0-rc2 resolves an issue reported by the community and would have not been possible without your participation.

Thank you!

The following is the issue resolved in this release candidate:

  • Properly copy/remove the device state cache flag over a masquerade.
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22718. Reported by Walter Doekes)

For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog:

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ChangeLog-1.8.24.0-rc2

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

 

Asterisk 12.0.0-beta1 Now Available!

Oct 9, 2013

The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the first beta release of Asterisk 12.0.0.  This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases

All interested users of Asterisk are encouraged to participate in the Asterisk 12 testing process.  Please report any issues found to the issue tracker, https://issues.asterisk.org/jira. All Asterisk users are invited to participate in the #asterisk-bugs channel to help communicate issues found to the Asterisk developers. It is also very useful to see successful test reports. Please post those to the asterisk-dev mailing list (http://lists.digium.com).

Asterisk 12 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It will be a Standard release, similar to Asterisk 10.  For more information about support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the Asterisk versions page:

https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Asterisk+Versions

For important information regarding upgrading to Asterisk 12, please see the Asterisk wiki:

https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Upgrading+to+Asterisk+12

A short list of some of the new major features includes:

  • A new SIP channel driver and accompanying SIP stack named chan_pjsip has been added. This new channel driver is based on the PJSIP SIP stack by Teluu. It includes support for the vast majority of features currently in chan_sip, as well as numerous architectural improvements that alleviate pain points present in the legacy SIP channel driver. Users who wish to use the new SIP channel driver are encouraged to read the instructions on installing and configuring PJSIP for Asterisk on the Asterisk wiki at https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/x/J4GLAQ. Detailed instructions on configuring the new SIP stack in Asterisk can be found on the Asterisk wiki as well, at https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/x/hYCLAQ. Test reports of successful use of chan_pjsip, with endpoint details, in addition to bug reports, are most welcome.

  • The Asterisk REST Interface (ARI) has been added. This interface lets external systems harness the telephony primitives within Asterisk to develop their own communications applications. Communication with Asterisk is done through a RESTful interface, while asynchronous events from Asterisk are encoded in JSON and sent via a WebSocket. More information on ARI can be found at https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/x/lYBbAQ.

  • Major standardization of the Asterisk Manager Interface and its events have occurred within this version. In particular, the names of Asterisk channels no longer change and are stable throughout the lifetime of the channel. More information on the changes in AMI can be seen in the AMI 1.4 Specification at https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/x/dAFRAQ.

  • All bridging within Asterisk is now performed using the Asterisk Bridging API, which previously was only used by the ConfBridge application. This affords Asterisk users greater stability, and has resulted in the abstraction of channel masquerades, renaming, and other internal implementation details. It also allows for the seamless transition between two-party and multi-party bridges using core features.

And much more!

More information about the new features can be found on the Asterisk wiki:

https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/display/AST/Asterisk+12+Documentation

A full list of all new features can also be found in the CHANGES file.

http://svnview.digium.com/svn/asterisk/branches/12/CHANGES

For a full list of changes in the current release, please see the ChangeLog.

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases/ChangeLog-12.0.0-beta1

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

 

Asterisk 11.6.0-rc1 Now Available

Sep 19, 2013

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the first release candidate of Asterisk 11.6.0. This release candidate is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk

The release of Asterisk 11.6.0-rc1 resolves several issues reported by the community and would have not been possible without your participation. Thank you!

The following is a sample of the issues resolved in this release candidate:

  • Confbridge: empty conference not being torn down
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-21859. Reported by Chris Gentle)
  • Fix several crashes in MeetMeAdmin
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-21907. Reported by Alex Epshteyn)
  • Let Queue wrap up time influence member availability
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22189. Reported by Tony Lewis)
  • Fix a longstanding issue with MFC-R2 configuration that prevented users
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-21117. Reported by Rafael Angulo)
  • chan_iax2: Fix saving the wrong expiry time in astdb.
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22504. Reported by Stefan Wachtler)

For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog:

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ChangeLog-11.6.0-rc1

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

 

Asterisk 1.8.24.0-rc1 Now Available

Sep 19, 2013

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the first release candidate of Asterisk 1.8.24.0. This release candidate is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk

The release of Asterisk 1.8.24.0-rc1 resolves several issues reported by the community and would have not been possible without your participation. Thank you!

The following is a sample of the issues resolved in this release candidate:

  • Fix a longstanding issue with MFC-R2 configuration that prevented users
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-21117. Reported by Rafael Angulo)
  • chan_iax2: Fix saving the wrong expiry time in astdb.
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22504. Reported by Stefan Wachtler)
  • Fix Not Storing Current Incoming Recv Address
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22071. Reported by Alex Zarubin)
  • Restore Extra Line Break Between Peers When Running AMI Action SIPPeers
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-22239. Reported by Jacek Konieczny)
  • Tolerate presence of RFC2965 Cookie2 header by ignoring it
    (Closes issue ASTERISK-21789. Reported by Stuart Henderson)

For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog:

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ChangeLog-1.8.24.0-rc1

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!


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