Package isdn4k-utils

Utilities for configuring an ISDN subsystem

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The isdn4k-utils package contains a collection of utilities needed for
configuring an ISDN subsystem.

General Commands (Section 1)
autovbox
Convert .au files (Sun audio format) on standard input into vbox files (vbox audio header) on standard output. autovbox is a link to vboxcnvt(1).
capifax
capifax is an application to send faxes via CAPI; you need a CAPI capable ISDN card with the appropriate drivers. The final arguments must be the phone number...
isdnbill
isdnbill is a simple and imperfect utility to show the bill for ISDN calls. Note that it is only for indicative purposes! It works best in Germany, and even...
isdnconf
isdnconf can manipulate or read the file /etc/isdn/callerid.conf as well as ~/.isdn. Entries can be added or removed from these files. Additionally, entries can...
isdnrate
The isdnrate program prints various information from rate-files(5). Its main purpose is the calculation of telephone rates from your location to an arbitrary...
isdnrep
Isdnrep reads the isdnlog log files, generates reports, does statistics, and other things. It can also generate HTML output for use with a web server.
rmdtovbox
Convert rmd files (vbox 1.x voice files) to new vbox format.
vbox
This is the program with which you can listen to recorded messages.
vboxbeep
vboxbeep is a daemon, that watches several message directories. If new messages are found it will beep. Vboxbeep does not use vboxd, it can only watch local...
vboxconvert
This is the real converter, the backend. Don't call it directly; call it by one of its other names: autovbox, rmdtovbox, vboxtoau or vboxmode.
vboxctrl
vboxctrl controls a number of vbox functions. The user's password is asked before performing the requested action.Options
vboxmode
Vboxmode detects format of isdn voice files and au files (sun audio format).
vboxplay
vboxplay interfaces with sox to play the specified sound file. Note that currently the volume parameter is ignored.
vboxtoau
With vboxtoau you can convert files with vbox audio header to .au files (sun audio format). vboxtoau is a link to vboxcnvt.
Special Files (Section 4)
isdn_audio
This document describes the audio related extensions of the modem emulation, provided by /dev/ttyIx. The ISDN tty devices are equipped with a modem emulation...
isdnctrl
/dev/isdnctrl is a character device with major number 45 and minor numbers 64 to 127. It allows controlling functionality of the Linux ISDN subsystem.
isdninfo
/dev/isdninfo is a character device with major number 45 and minor number 255. It delivers status information from the Linux ISDN subsystem to user level.
ttyI
ttyI[0-63] are emulated tty devices of the Linux ISDN subsystem. These devices can be used in the same way as the traditional serial devices ttySx. The official...
File Formats (Section 5)
callerid.conf
This file has the format described in isdnformat(5). It must be owned by root, and only root may have write access. Every user can create his private telephone...
isdn.conf
The config file has the format described in isdnformat(5). I recommend starting isdnlog with -f/etc/isdn/isdn.conf, and storing all options in this file in...
isdnformat
This man page describes the format of all isdn config files.
isdnlog
The main purpose of isdnlog is to create a log file with information about all incoming and outgoing calls, namely: this file. The file has 19 fields, separated...
isdnlog.users
This file is only needed if isdnlog is started with the "-xX" / "xisdn=" option. If this file does not exist, isdnlog will create a default file and print a...
rate.conf
isdnlog and related programs like isdnrep or isdnrate obtain the information about telephone rates or fees from a rate-file. In addition to the general data...
rate-files
The rate-files used by isdnlog(8) and by isdnrate(1) are textfiles defining the telephone fees for different destinations at certain dates/times for all...
vbox.conf
This file is used to configure when and on what conditions calls are taken. It can also be used to define which CALLERID is used with which person. Everything...
vboxd.conf
This file is used to configure who may access which voice box folders. Everything after "#" is ignored, as are empty lines. All arguments must be separated by...
vbox_file
With version 2.0.0 of vbox the recorded files have a new header, that does not only include compression mode and connection information, but also information...
vboxrc
Every user can save settings in ~/.vboxrc. Everything after "#" is ignored, as are empty lines. All arguments must be separated by whitespace (spaces, tabs)...
Miscellanea (Section 7)
isdn_cause
This document describes the cause messages, used with the ISDN D-channel protocols EDSS1 and 1TR6 and their format, visible to the user.
System Administration (Section 8)
avmcapictrl
avmcapictrl is used to register active AVM ISA cards to the kernelcapi system and therewith to the ISDN system. You need it also to upload the firmware to any...
capifaxrcvd
capifaxrcvd is a daemon to receive faxes via CAPI; you need a CAPI capable ISDN card with the appropriate drivers. The final argument must be the directory in...
capiinfo
The capiinfo program checks how many controllers are installed and calls CAPI_GET_PROFILE for each of them. Also it sends a FACILITY_REQ capi message to get the...
capiinit
start or stop CAPI-capable ISDN cards
capiplugin
The capiplugin provides a method to use PPP over ISDN with ISDN controllers that provide a CAPI2.0 interface. The plugin is responsible for the call setup with...
hisaxctrl
hisaxctrl is used to setup the HiSax-ISDN device driver. All logging-output is sent to the device /dev/isdnctrl. So you can show it by executing cat...
icnctrl
icnctrl is used to setup the ICN ISDN device driver and for downloading the firmware into the ISDN card. The use of icnctrl makes sense, if you are using an ICN...
imon
imon is a ncurses based utility for watching ISDN activity.
imontty
imontty displays the status of all ISDN lines. No options are supported. Read access to /dev/isdninfo is required. It is possible to supply the name of a...
ipppd
The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a method for transmitting datagrams over serial point-to-point links. PPP is composed of three parts: a method for...
ipppstats
pppstats prints PPP-related statistics. The -v flag causes pppstats to display additional statistics, such as the number of packets tossed (that is, which the...
iprofd
iprofd is used to make the modem-register settings of the isdn-ttys AT-emulator permanent and restore them during boot-time. It is usually started from within a...
isdnctrl
isdnctrl is used to create and delete network interfaces for ISDN, set up the various parameters and phone numbers for dial in and dial out. It is also used to...
isdnctrl_conf
This syntax will be used for the options readconf and writeconf. All entries are included in the section [ISDNCTRL]. This section contains an entry INTERFACES...
isdnlog
Isdnlog gets information from your isdn card, decodes this information, and can do anything with it, such as logging, starting programs, and more. All options...
loopctrl
loopctrl is used to setup the isdnloop ISDN driver.
mkzonedb
mkzonedb reads a text file with zone (area code) information, and writes it in a special format to the database file so that other apps such as isdnlog can...
rcapid
rcapid is a server to communicate with CAPI clients. It is designed to run from inetd. add the following line to /etc/services: capi 6000/tcp add the following...
vboxd
Vboxd is a daemon which is accessed via tcp/ip and can give you the messages recorded with vboxgetty, or change them. vboxd uses port 20012 (tcp and udp), as...
vboxmail
vboxmail is used by vboxgetty to send notification of a new voice message via email. It is not meant to be called directly by any user. You can make local...