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 To :  Daniel Salama <lists@i...>
 From :  Diana Cionoiu <diana-liste@v...>
 Subject :  Re: [yate] Billing and others
 Date :  Fri, 04 Aug 2006 11:58:44 +0300
Hello Daniel,

Null Team (the company that does Yate) does profesional support for 
Yate. And that includes building solutions based on Yate. So please 
contact me at: diana at voip.null.ro if you are intrested in such thing.

Diana

Daniel Salama wrote:

> I guess I should have always been more specific. One of the things I  
> was looking for in the billing system is to do prepaid-type service,  
> even for wholesale.
>
> I guess I could always get a Radius-compatible billing package, but  
> which one integrates with Yate to create user accounts or profiles as  
> well as to do pre/post rating in real time and pre/post billing.
>
> Thanks again,
> Daniel
>
> On Aug 3, 2006, at 5:57 PM, AmberVoIP wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 16:40 -0400, Daniel Salama wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for the prompt response.
>>>
>>> I take your word that these billing packages support Yate, even
>>> though none of them announce it on their site. So far, the most
>>> complete one I saw was DTL. However, that seems to be a commercial
>>> solution and I'm waiting to get a quote from them.
>>
>>
>> yate support radius and attributes, in theory, you can use any
>> radius-billing with it.
>>
>>>
>>> As far as the call center solution is concerned, I don't mind using
>>> Asterisk. I currently use it for that. However, I was looking for a
>>> more robust platform for wholesale traffic softswitching that can do
>>> SIP and H323 and that's why I'm considering Yate, since I've had a
>>> few issues with Asterisk on large volume environment, especially
>>> handling H323 traffic.
>>
>>
>> same. i am not from yate team and still studing product. i come to  
>> yate,
>> since have problems with asteirsk & h323. i still have issues, for
>> example, h323 -> yate -> h323 do not work with Hypermedia (voip
>> gateway), but yate is much bettter than asterisk h323 realisation. it
>> good for most cases.
>>
>>>
>>> One thing I have not been able to figure out in Yate, is how to do  IP-
>>> based authentication and routing. For example, for wholesale
>>> customers that we authorize based on IP-address, we need to be able
>>> to restrict their traffic in simple ways, such as where are they
>>> allowed to terminate. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>>
>> same as asterisk, yate have 'account file', where you can put all
>> accounts, can do also ip-based restrictions.
>> in harders situation, you can use call handler, which is like asterisk
>> AGI, so you can keep config in database.... hope by tomorrow , you  will
>> receive detailed response, but all that is possible.
>>
>> Andy.
>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Daniel
>>>
>>> On Aug 3, 2006, at 3:26 PM, AmberVoIP wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 13:52 -0400, Daniel Salama wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> Is there any billing platform for Yate that supports both SIP and
>>>>> H323 as well as interfacing with Radius? Ideally, it should handle
>>>>> multi-server configurations, maybe all servers pointing to a single
>>>>> MySQL server. Also, open source would be preferable for we may need
>>>>> to modify/enhance/customize.
>>>>>
>>>> http://ibs.sourceforge.net
>>>> http://www.ibsng.com
>>>> also i tested porta and mind with yate
>>>> from hosted - friend of mine tested with DTL (www.datatechlabs.com)
>>>>
>>>>> Also, can Yate be used in call center applications? To be more
>>>>> specifically, can it support agent login/logout/suspend, queueing,
>>>>> campaign-based music on hold, etc?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Yes, but you must do lot of development to this area. Now i using  
>>>> yate
>>>> for wholesale traffic, transit, some call progress, so for me  yate is
>>>> softswitch and gatekeeper.
>>>>
>>>> For call center and voice processing i like asterisk pbx.
>>>>
>>>> Andy.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>