Overlaid DN to remote PBX

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Jan 26th, 2009

Hello,

I have overlaid DN configured on CME 4 for our 800 number. We added another CME in remote office and PBXs talk over SIP trunk. I need to assign our 800 number to phones on remote office as overlaid DN as well. In other words our 800 needs to ring on phones registered on 2 deferent PBXs. Is it possible?

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Paolo Bevilacqua Tue, 01/27/2009 - 05:44

What you want is a forked call.

CME doesn't support that until 4.3 (parallel hunt group), and you may want to investigate if you cold solve the problem better deciding a ringing scheme, you can use CFNA to forward in like in a chain to any destination.

As an alternative, if you want to try it, I've written a "blast" TCL/IVR script that you can use to send call to multiple destinations:

http://pbevila.fastmail.fm/public/bcast.tcl

Note the script is not fully tested, however I coded transfer support in it that is a good thing.

bamnocadmin Tue, 01/27/2009 - 16:24

thank you. I got easy solution - our 800 provider can forward calls to multiple numbers.

Thanks.

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