Asterisk 16.28.0-rc1 Now Available

The Asterisk Development Team would like to announce the first release candidate of Asterisk 16.28.0.
This release candidate is available for immediate download at

The release of Asterisk 16.28.0-rc1 resolves several issues reported by the
community and would have not been possible without your participation.

Thank you!

The following issues are resolved in this release candidate:

Improvements made in this release:

Create PJSIP interface module for Geolocation
(Reported by George Joseph)
Create core Geolocation capability for Asterisk
(Reported by George Joseph)
general: fix typos
(Reported by N A)
Upgrade Asterisk to bundled pjproject 2.12.1
(Reported by Stanislav Abramenkov)

Bugs fixed in this release:

pbx_variables: ast_str_strlen can be wrong
(Reported by N A)
OSX: bininstall launchd issue on cross-platfrom build
(Reported by Sergey V. Lobanov)
manager: Global disabled event filtered is incomplete
(Reported by N A)
res_pjsip: no contact-status AMI event on register of prune-on-boot contact that uses the same URI as before Asterisk restart
(Reported by Michael Neuhauser)
Spelling mistake in configs/samples/queues.conf.sample
(Reported by Sam Banks)
chan_dahdi, callerid: Caller ID does not honor presentation
(Reported by N A)
res_pjsip, app_confbridge: Video call through ConfBridge with normal endpoints causes infinite loop/crash
(Reported by N A)
build: Git security vulnerability fix is sad with our accessing git as root during “make install”
(Reported by Joshua C. Colp)
Compile failure in res_geolocation/geoloc_eprofile.c when optimization is enabled
(Reported by George Joseph)
cel_odbc: Column type 9 (field ‘cdr:cel:eventtime’) is unsupported at this time
(Reported by Morvai Szabolcs)
chan_iax2: Optional dependency on openssl/res_crypto is now mandatory
(Reported by Dmitry Melekhov)
features: Update automixmon documentation to reflect reality
(Reported by Trevor Peirce)
pbx_lua: Remove compiler warnings
(Reported by Boris P. Korzun)
db: Removing nonexistent entries shows “Database entry removed”
(Reported by N A)
cli: Typing \? freezes the CLI permanently with remote console
(Reported by N A)
res_calendar_icalendar: Microsoft online ICS calendars no longer work
(Reported by N A)
app_dial: Allow hook flashes to propogate on outbound dials
(Reported by N A)
app_dial, chan_dahdi: DIALSTATUS is inconsistent for busy
(Reported by N A)
res_pjsip: allow TLS verification of wildcard cert-bearing servers
(Reported by Kevin Harwell)
say: Abort if channel hangs up during playback
(Reported by N A)

New Features made in this release:

db: Add AMI action to retrieve all keys beginning with a prefix
(Reported by N A)
chan_dahdi: Add POLARITY function
(Reported by N A)
cli: Add CLI command to execute a dialplan app
(Reported by N A)
pjsip: Get information from 200 OK INVITE reply headers
(Reported by José Lopes)
pbx: Add pbx helper application
(Reported by N A)

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

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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