[Voiceglue] passing data from asterisk to vxml - Again

Jonas Arndt jonas_arndt at comcast.net
Sat Aug 23 19:39:56 EDT 2008


More to this. After directing it to an app-server instead and saving off 
the caller id to a file it turns out to always be 781871222, which 
doesn't make any sense what so ever (at least none I can understand)

// Jonas

Jonas Arndt wrote:
> Hi Again,
>
> I found an old post where Doug claimed that:
> "The ANI and DNIS are available as client.session.connection.remote.uri 
> and client.session.connection.local.uri."
> That was in 
> http://www.voiceglue.org/pipermail/voiceglue/2008-March/000140.html
>
> I tried this and ended up with the voice saying 
> "tts/A_serious_error_has_occured.__Exiting". In the dynlog I could also 
> see a grotesque caller id
>
> ======================================
> 00:10:45:298 EROR OPEN_VXI jojo-lab callid=[1] 
> |-1235735664|1|SEVERE|swi:SBjsi|501|SBjsi: ECMAScript engine 
> exception|errmsg=ReferenceError: client is not 
> defined|line=1|linetxt=|tokentxt=
> ======================================
> If I understand that correctly the caller id that comes through is like 
> -1235735664.
>
> Anyhow, changing to session.connection.remote.uri didn't produce the 
> serious error but a completely insane caller id. Some 7 million...
>
> This is the XML page I am using (a common one on the web)
>
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <vxml version="2.0" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/vxml">
>   <var name="caller" expr="session.connection.remote.uri"/>
>  <form id="main">
>   <block>
>     <prompt> Your are calling from </prompt>
>     <prompt><value expr="caller"/>!</prompt>
>     <prompt>Have a nice day.</prompt>
>   </block>
> </form>
> </vxml>
>
> I have also verified in Asterisk that the caller id is indeed totally 
> sane (1001).
>
> Now, in the VXML 2.0 spec it is clear that the 
> session.connection.remote.uri should be associated with the remote 
> device (the caller)
> http://www.w3.org/TR/voicexml20/#dml5.1.4
>
> I am stuck at this point. Like mentioned before, this works very well on 
> the i6Net vxi product.
>
> Any pointers would be highly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> // Jonas
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	passing data from asterisk to vxml - Again
> Date: 	Fri, 22 Aug 2008 14:01:48 -0600
> From: 	Jonas Arndt <jonas_arndt at comcast.net>
> To: 	voiceglue at voiceglue.org
>
>
>
> Hi Guys,
>
> I am bringing up an old question here it seems. The reason is that I am 
> not sure if anything has been done here or not.
>
> For details see 
> http://www.voiceglue.org/pipermail/voiceglue/2007-November/000050.html
>
> We are working on a solution where * is interacting with an application 
> server. Historically we have been using i6Net's VXML engine. The problem 
> with that guy is licensing, where it tends to get pricey for small 
> customers. So I have instead turned my head to an Open Source 
> alternative, VoiceGlue.
>
> Now, after having installed it I tried to direct it to our app server, 
> just the way I did with i6Net, with the following in the VXML page 
> index.vxml
>
> <goto 
> expr="'http://192.168.2.16:8080/phone/Phone?caller='+session.connection.remote.uri" 
> />
>
> The problem with this seems to be that it doesn't give the number of the 
> caller. My question here is if there is another variable I need to pass? 
> I see from the earlier discussions that Doug was proposing something 
> like session.connection.asterisk.... Did this get implemented by any 
> chance? If so, where can I learn more about it? If not, is there any 
> other way of getting information from Asterisk to the app server and 
> back again through VXML and VoiceGlue?
>
> Thanks,
>
> // Jonas
>
>
>   
>> / Is there any way to pass data from asterisk into the vxml applications?
>>     
> /
> Currently no easy way, but certainly lots of ways it could be made easy.
>
> Typically, external data is fed into a VXML session by imporing it
> into a session variable, e.g. "session.connection.asterisk.values",
> and then supplying a list of asterisk values to place there that
> are then accessed as:
>
>     session.connection.asterisk.values.foo
>     session.connection.asterisk.values.bar
>
> Those values, then, could be included in the arguments presented
> to the AGI call from the dialplan.
>
> Comments/feedback on this pseudo-proposal would be appreciated.
>
>   
>> / Or perhaps some way to POST/GET information to the URL's in
>>     
> />/ /etc/voiceglue.conf so that I can dynamically generate the vxml with the
> />/ required data included in vxml variables?
> /
> Not quite sure I follow this.  The <data> tag can be used
> to pass data to and from an external HTTP service, but I'm
> not sure that's what you're asking here.
>
> Doug Campbell
>
>
>
>
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