Asterisk (Master CSV). SMDR/CDR data format and connection settings


This data is being extracted with help of the "Advanced PBX Data Logger" software only. It may not applicable for other software titles.

Asterisk it is an open-source software PBX licensed under the GPL license.

Asterisk configuration

For this to work you do need to have cdr_csv.so loaded. show modules or module show entered at the CLI will tell you if it has been loaded. If not: Type load cdr_csv.so in the CLI. You'll also want to add that load command to /etc/asterisk/modules.conf if Asterisk didn't automatically include this module at startup.

You also need to edit cdr.conf. The file is located in the /etc/asterisk/ directory.

[general]

; Define whether or not to use CDR logging.  Setting this to "no" will override
; any loading of backend CDR modules.  Default is "yes".
enable=yes
unanswered=yes (or no)

[cdr]
;usegmtime=yes ;log date/time in GMT (disabled)
loguniqueid=yes ;log uniqueid (enabled)
;loguserfield=yes ;log user field (disabled)

Out of the box, Asterisk will update: /var/log/asterisk/cdr-custom/Master.csv

How to check the CDR service status

CLI> cdr show status
Call Detail Record (CDR) settings
----------------------------------
  Logging:                    Enabled
  Log unanswered calls:       Yes
  Log congestion:             No

* Registered Backends
  -------------------
    csv

Configuring PBX Data Logger

1. Create a new "File" data source.
2. Click "Actions - Add...".
3. Select "FTP" and configure connection with your FTP server.
4. Adjust read options.

Adding a new file data source for Asterisk [Master CSV]

Asterisk [Master CSV]. Data source selection dialog.

Asterisk [Master CSV]. Folders and files.

Asterisk [Master CSV]


Configuring FTP connection to Asterisk [Master CSV]

192.168.0.254

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/var/log/asterisk/cdr-custom/

Master*.csv


Adjusting read options for Asterisk [Master CSV]

Data items

DescriptionData typeColumn name
Caller namestringFLAG1
Caller phonestringCALLER_PHONE
Account codestringDID
SourcestringFLAG2
DestinationstringFLAG3
DirectionstringDIRECTION
ExtstringEXT
TrunkstringTRUNK
Destination contextstringFLAG4
Call typestringCALL_TYPE
Call timedatetimeCALL_TIME
Call duration (s)integerCALL_DURATION_S
Call durationdatetimeCALL_DURATION
RingdatetimeRING
DespositionstringFLAG5
AMA flagsstringFLAG6
Call IDstringFLAG7

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