Configure Allo 3rd gen PRI Card in VICIdial, Goautodial and Asterisk

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Configure Allo 3rd gen PRI Card in VICIdial, Goautodial and Asterisk based system

Steps:

1. Uninstalling the existing Dahdi driver
2. Allo card Licensing
3. Installing the Allo patched Dahdi driver
4. configuring the Card

Step 1: Uninstall the old dahdi drivers

  • ssh the server via putty
  • First check the dahdi modules installed by running below command

lsmod | grep dahdi

Now uninstall all the modules listed from above command like this.

modprobe -r wctc4xxp wctdm24xxp wcte12xp xpp dahdi_transcode wcb4xxp
modprobe -r wctdm wcfxo wctdm24xxp wcte11xp wct1xxp wcte12xp
modprobe -r dahdi_voicebus wct4xxp wctdm24xxp dahdi

Step 2: Allo Card Licensing

  • Log on to the http://license.allo.com
  • Enter the particular details of the card (Serial Number) along with your Email id, Phonenumber, and select the country.
  • Click generate license button, to generate the license.
  • After submitting, user will receive the license to the email id provided.
  • Download and copy the License file to the machine where the card is being installed in the following directory “lib/firmware”. (use winscp to copy the file)

Step 3 : Installing the Allo patched Dahdi driver

Download the latest dahdi driver from the below link
http://allo.com/pri-upgradable-card.html

cd /usr/src
wget http://www.allo.com/dahdi/releases/dahdi-linux-complete-2.10.0.1+2.10.0.1.tar.gz
tar -xvzf dahdi-linux-complete-2.10.0.1+2.10.0.1.tar.gz
cd dahdi-linux-complete-2.10.0.1+2.10.0.1
make clean
make all
make install

** now the dahdi driver is installed , we need to add the allo driver name in the dahdi module file
** type in console
vi /etc/dahdi/modules
at the last line add alloPL4xxp
save and exit .

Step 4 : configuring the Card

Now type

dahdi_genconf -vvv

make sure you will get the below output

Now type

vi /etc/asterisk/chan_dahdi.conf

add #include dahdi-channels.conf at the last line in chan_dahdi.conf file ,
save and exit.

Now type

dahdi_cfg -vvv

*** this displays the channels configured

Reloading the module in asterisk

go to asterisk cli by typing

asterisk -vvvvvr
nicedial>module unload chan_dahdi.so
nicedial>module load chan_dahdi.so

Checking the status of the Card and PRI line
nicedial>dahdi show status
nicedial>pri show spans

*** Now the card is configured and ready to dial.

 

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