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@Webslinger I have a question for you, After making the changes and following your guide to block all unsolicited calls and specially telemarketers.

Now who ever calls me the phone ring but i can't hear him, I have to call back to talk to the person.

anything to fix?
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Rlcky wrote:
Aug 28th, 2018 12:28 pm
@Webslinger I have a question for you, After making the changes and following your guide to block all unsolicited calls and specially telemarketers.

Now who ever calls me the phone ring but i can't hear him, I have to call back to talk to the person.

anything to fix?
One way audio problems have nothing to do with blocking calls. One way audio issues are usually related to buggy SIP ALG features in routers or NAT firewall related.

What brand and model router are you using?

Follow the steps listed on pages 42 to 44 of the PDF guide, slowly, step by step: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839

Similarly, visit https://forums.redflagdeals.com/newegg- ... #p28508697.

Remember: proper device reboot order is always modem-->router (wait for it to be fully up and running; wait for Wi-Fi SSIDs to populate first before rebooting the ATA)--->ATA
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Pretty big news . . .



That includes Freephoneline!
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Webslinger wrote:
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One way audio problems have nothing to do with blocking calls. One way audio issues are usually related to buggy SIP ALG features in routers or NAT firewall related.

What brand and model router are you using?

Follow the steps listed on pages 42 to 44 of the PDF guide, slowly, step by step: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839

Similarly, visit https://forums.redflagdeals.com/newegg- ... #p28508697.

Remember: proper device reboot order is always modem-->router (wait for it to be fully up and running; wait for Wi-Fi SSIDs to populate first before rebooting the ATA)--->ATA
I have the netgear x6 R8000
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Now who ever calls me the phone ring but i can't hear him[/
When that happens, can he hear you? What does he hear?
have the netgear x6 R8000

1. Check to ensure you’re using the lastest firmware version for your R8000: http://kb.netgear.com/en_US/000054461/

2. Disable SIP ALG in your R8000: https://kb.netgear.com/30796/How-to-dis ... -interface.

3. Ensure that whatever modem/router combo your ISP gave you is in bridge mode. Contact your ISP if need be. If it’s just a modem, you’re fine. If it’s a modem that also contains a router, that device needs to be in bridge mode.

4. Follow the steps listed on pages 43 and 44 of the PDF guide, slowly, step by step: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839
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When that happens, can he hear you? What does he hear?




1. Check to ensure you’re using the lastest firmware version for your R8000: http://kb.netgear.com/en_US/000054461/

2. Disable SIP ALG in your R8000: https://kb.netgear.com/30796/How-to-dis ... -interface.

3. Ensure that whatever modem/router combo your ISP gave you is in bridge mode. Contact your ISP if need be. If it’s just a modem, you’re fine. If it’s a modem that also contains a router, that device needs to be in bridge mode.

4. Follow the steps listed on pages 43 and 44 of the PDF guide, slowly, step by step: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839
I have the latest firmware and SIP ALG is disable.

Im with CanNet, since i blocked the telemarketer It start happening.
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Im with CanNet
1) What's the brand and model of the device they gave you? Is it a modem/router combo or gateway (if so, it needs to be in bridge mode).
This matters for one-way audio issues.

2) Can the person on the other end hear you when you speak on an incoming call? This matters for one-way audio issues.

since i blocked the telemarketer It start happening

When you block a telemarketer using my guide, the incoming call either drops directly the FPL's voicemail system--or the incoming call gets redirected elsewhere (depending on the choice you made). You can't pick up a call on a blocked call and begin speaking. One way audio issues are completely unrelated to blocked callers. In other words, X_Inboundcallroute can not affect, in any way, one-way audio problems.

Maybe I'm not understand something. Are you saying all incoming calls are being routed somewhere else? If so, you didn't follow the PDF guide properly.

3) Navigate to Voice Services-->SP(FPL) Service-->X_InboundCallRoute

What's listed there? Check for typos. You should be going through the PDF guide: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839. Check on the bottom of the page 25, and work your way through the entire guide.


4) Navigate to Status-->Call History

Give me an example of the call history of a single call when this problem occurs.

I'm trying to determine if you're actually answering the incoming call--or if it's being forwarded somewhere else.


5) Try an incoming call using a regular landline or a regular cellphone--not VoIP. Do you still have the same problem? (This is for one-way audio issues).

6) If this is a one-way audio issue, go through all the steps listed, step by step down the list on pages 43, and 44 of the PDF guide: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839.


First you need to figure out whether this is a one-way audio issue (where only one person can hear the conversation) or whether all incoming calls are being sent somewhere else. Those are two completely separate problems. When you first posted about this problem, I thought you meant there's a one-way audio issue.
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1) What's the brand and model of the device they gave you? Is it a modem/router combo or gateway (if so, it needs to be in bridge mode).
This matters for one-way audio issues.

2) Can the person on the other end hear you when you speak on an incoming call? This matters for one-way audio issues.





When you block a telemarketer using my guide, the incoming call either drops directly the FPL's voicemail system--or the incoming call gets redirected elsewhere (depending on the choice you made). You can't pick up a call on a blocked call and begin speaking. One way audio issues are completely unrelated to blocked callers. In other words, X_Inboundcallroute can not affect, in any way, one-way audio problems.

Maybe I'm not understand something. Are you saying all incoming calls are being routed somewhere else? If so, you didn't follow the PDF guide properly.

3) Navigate to Voice Services-->SP(FPL) Service-->X_InboundCallRoute

What's listed there? Check for typos. You should be going through the PDF guide: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839. Check on the bottom of the page 25, and work your way through the entire guide.


4) Navigate to Status-->Call History

Give me an example of the call history of a single call when this problem occurs.

I'm trying to determine if you're actually answering the incoming call--or if it's being forwarded somewhere else.


5) Try an incoming call using a regular landline or a regular cellphone--not VoIP. Do you still have the same problem? (This is for one-way audio issues).

6) If this is a one-way audio issue, go through all the steps listed, step by step down the list on pages 43, and 44 of the PDF guide: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839.


First you need to figure out whether this is a one-way audio issue (where only one person can hear the conversation) or whether all incoming calls are being sent somewhere else. Those are two completely separate problems. When you first posted about this problem, I thought you meant there's a one-way audio issue.
SP(FPL) Service-->X_InboundCallRoute {(MTelemarketers):},{>('myphonenumberhere'):ph}

I don't have any issue making outbound call to cell or any landline, its happening from any incoming calls whether its cell or landline

from my call history:

Call 24 08/21/2018 16:05:56
16:05:56 From xxxxxxxxx To PH1
16:05:57 Ringing
16:05:57 Call Ended

Call 31 08/20/2018 09:11:22
09:11:22 From xxxxxxxxx To PH1
09:11:22 Ringing
09:11:39 Call Ended

As per my Mom, she wasn't hearing me and most probably the call was redirected somewhere.
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Rlcky wrote:
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{(MTelemarketers):}
That's sends any telemarketer's incoming call, defined by your Telemarketers Digitmap, directly to your FPL voicemail system. Your phone will not ring.

However, you stated that your phone is physically ringing. Consequently, the problem has nothing to do with blocking telemarketers. This issue is likely NAT firewall/SIP ALG/router related (and there's potentially two involved: one NAT firewall may be present in whatever CANNET device you were given, which is why it should be in bridge mode, if it's a modem/router combo; another is in your R8000).

,{>('myphonenumberhere'):ph}
That's not needed with an OBi200.

Instead, check or enable X_EnforceRequestUserID to accept SIP invite requests only if the userids in those
requests match AuthUserName or X_ContactUserID (found under Voice Services > SP(service you're
using) Service-->SIP Credentials). This helps to thwart SIP scanners or crackers trying to access your
devices and services. That accomplishes the same thing.


I would change X_InboundCallRoute to {(MTelemarketers):},{ph}

Anyway, that's not the problem, unless there's some typo I can't spot.

1. What brand and model modem are you using from Cannet? Is it a modem/router combo? If so, is it in bridge mode?
This is important.

Also if you're using DSL, do PPPoE login using your R8000.


I don't have any issue making outbound call to cell or any landline
I understand that.
its happening from any incoming calls whether its cell or landline

from my call history:

Call 31 08/20/2018 09:11:22
09:11:22 From xxxxxxxxx To PH1
09:11:22 Ringing
09:11:39 Call Ended
That call is not being answered by you when you pick up the phone. And the incoming call is not being routed immediately to FPL's voicemail system since you hear your phone ringing (the problem has nothing to do with you blocking calls because the incoming calls aren't blocked since your phone is ringing).
You would see "Call Connected (PH)" if the call were answered properly by a phone connected to your OBi200.

2. Follow all the steps listed on pages 43 and 44 of the PDF guide, slowly, step by step on both pages: http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839.

Make sure you try voip4.freephoneline.ca:6060 for the ProxyServer.

Alternatively, you can click newegg-obihai-obi200-ata-49-99-1-50-ehf ... #p28508697 (but it's better to use the PDF guide).

3. a)Ensure that Keep-Alive is set properly as outlined in the guide on pages 23 and 27.

Under Voice Services-->SP(FPL) Service
X_KeepAliveEnable: Checked
X_KeepAliveExpires: 20
X_KeepAliveMsgType: notify

b) Also ensure that X_UsePublicAddressinVia is enabled (page 21 and 22).
http://forum.fongo.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... 805#p73839

4. While you're testing also make sure that Follow me is disabled: https://www.freephoneline.ca/followMeSettings. It needs to be disabled if you want call blocking to work anyway.

5. Give your ATA highest priority over all other devices on your LAN.
Click http://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/ ... _UM_EN.pdf (look at page 50). Read your manual.


Read the manual on page 50-51. You'll probably want to start on page 48.


Assign highest priority to your Obihai ATA. All other devices should be assigned to a lower priority.

6. Your phone is ringing, so I don't feel this is the problem, but please note that only one registration per FPL account is allowed at any time. When there are multiple devices/softphones using the same account, only the most recent registration is valid. The previous device will lose registration and not ring for incoming calls. This is especially important to consider if someone else is using your SIP credentials (username and password) that are found after logging in at https://www.freephoneline.ca/showSipSettings (or if you're trying to register your FPL account with a smartphone SIP app or with another device). Registration is required for incoming calls. It is not required for outgoing calls. If you simply want to make outgoing calls using your FPL number, configure, but don't register the account, on the SIP app being used. This is also important to consider if you're using Freephoneline's desktop application (don't have it running while using your ATA with the same FPL account).

7. Your phone is ringing, so I don't feel this is the problem. But you can check registration status by logging into your ATA and navigating to Status-->System Status-->SP(FPL) Service Status.
You might also want to check after logging in at https://www.freephoneline.ca/showSipSettings. If you ever see a device there that you don't recognize, someone else is using your FPL credentials.
Because the registration interval with FPL is so long (3600s or 1 hour), it’s
not always safe to trust FPL registration status information, which is not updated frequently--and may not show the real current status until another registration attempt occurs. That is, you may not be registered with FPL despite the ATA or FPL’s online portal indicating that you are. Checking registration status should always be a starting point.
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Webslinger wrote:
Nov 21st, 2017 3:01 pm
Having problems with SIP Scanners? Is your phone ringing constantly with caller ids that appear as 1001, 999, etc. Bots/crackers/scammers are looking (scanning ports) for ways to break into your services and devices.


1. Are you port forwarding from the router to the ATA or using DMZ? Let's not do that unless you have no other choice. Disable any port forwarding in the router to the ATA, especially UDP port 5060. If you find disabling port forwarding creates 1-way audio issues (or other weird problems), try disabling SIP ALG in your router.

2. If you used the OBitalk web portal to configure your ATA, you need to continue using www.obitalk.com for now. Enter the expert menu (advanced configuration; it's an "E" icon). Otherwise, dial ***1, and enter the IP you're told into your web browser.

If you used the Obitalk web portal (www.obitalk.com) to configure your ATA, keep in mind that you must continue using it to configure your ATA. Otherwise whatever settings you change will eventually be overwritten by what you previously entered at obitalk.com anyway. If you wish to disable this behaviour, dial ***1. Enter that IP address into a web browser. Navigate to System Management-->OBiTalk Provisioning-->select Disabled for the method. Save. Reboot ATA. Now obitalk.com won't overwrite whatever changes you make via the device's interface (via IP address).

Pick one method (obitalk.com) or the other (IP address of device) for changing device settings. But do not use both methods. Keep in mind that activating Google Voice requires using the Obitalk.com web portal.

3. Navigate to Voice Services-->SP(service you're using) Service-->X_UserAgentPort
Change this to something between 30000 and 60000

(In the Obitalk.com Portal, uncheck both device default and obitalk settings boxes to enter in your own settings).

(Submit/save and reboot ATA)

For OBi100 and OBi110

4. Create a white list of authorized IP addresses of the SIP servers you're using (and want to connect with your OBi ATA):
Service Providers>ITSP Profile (service you're using) >SIP>X_AccessList (enter valid SIP server IP addresses).

voip.freephoneline.ca is 208.65.240.44, for example.
voip2.freephoneline.ca is 162.213.111.22
voip4.freephoneline.ca is 162.213.111.21

toronto.voip.ms is 184.75.215.106.

Separate SIP server IP addresses that you use with this ITSP Service profile with commas in X_AccessList. Basically, you need to know what the IP addresses are of the SIP servers you're using for this particular VoIP service (and not for every single VoIP provider you use in general) on this particular ITSP Profile.


(submit/save and reboot ATA)


5. Stick/Add {>('yourauthusernamegoeshere'):ph} in your inbound call route. Voice Services-->SP(service you're using)-->X_InboundCallRoute
Use Oleg's method: http://www.obitalk.com/forum/index.php?topic=5467.0 (step 4 from that link)

If you don't know what yourauthusername is, navigate to Voice Services-->SP(service you're using) -->SIP Credentials-->AuthUserName

Here's an example of what an X_InboundCallRoute might look like with that part added:

{(MTelemarketers):},{>('yourauthusernamegoeshere'):ph}


The first section can be whatever you currently have in X_InboundCallRoute. The bolded part is what you need to add.

(submit/save and reboot ATA)


For OBi200 and OBi202 steps 4 and 5 are a lot simpler:

4. Enable X_AcceptSipFromRegistrarOnly to accept inbound SIP requests only if they came from the same IP address of the current Registered proxy (found under Voice Services > SP(service you're using) Service-->SP Service)
If you're using Callcentric (ITSP service provider) with a secondary registration, don't do step 4 with an OBi200/202.

Note that unless your ATA is registered with voip.freephoneline.ca, Fongo Mobile calls to your Freephoneline phone number will be dropped straight to voicemail if X_AcceptSipFromRegistrarOnly is enabled. Fongo Mobile calls to Freephoneline phone numbers are SIP URI calls.


5. Remember: if you used the OBitalk web portal to configure your ATA, you need to continue using www.obitalk.com for now. Enable X_EnforceRequestUserID to accept SIP invite requests only if the request userid matches AuthUserName or X_ContactUserID (found under Voice Services > SP(service you're using) Service-->SIP Credentials)

(submit/save and reboot ATA)

The combination of steps 4 and 5 will stop sip scanner calls completely. But nothing beats a good firewall.



Having problems with Telemarketers?

For Freephoneline, Follow Me in your Freephoneline web portal must be disabled (unless you route MTelemarketers somewhere where the call is picked up immediately) for call blocking via your Obihai ATA to work. Login at https://www.freephoneline.ca/followMeSettings and check your Follow Me settings.

To learn about MTelemarketers (above) and blocking Telemarketers, visit http://www.toao.net/503-blocking-telema ... an-obi-ata
(this part is unrelated to stopping sip scanners). Good guide. Note that user defined digitmaps are limited to 511 characters.

If you have an OBi200 or OBi202, you can also navigate to Voice Services-->SP (service you're using)-->Calling Features-->X_BlockedCallers
You can enter 10 phone numbers, separated by commas, that you want to block per SP.


A. If you used the Obitalk web portal (www.obitalk.com) to configure your ATA, keep in mind that you must continue using it to configure your ATA. Otherwise whatever settings you change will eventually be overwritten by what you previously entered at obitalk.com anyway. If you wish to disable this behaviour, dial ***1. Enter that IP address into a web browser. Navigate to System Management-->OBiTalk Provisioning-->select Disabled for the method. Save. Reboot ATA. Now obitalk.com won't overwrite whatever changes you make via the device's interface (via IP address).

Pick one method (obitalk.com) or the other (IP address of device) for changing device settings. But do not use both methods. Keep in mind that activating Google Voice requires using the Obitalk.com web portal.


B. Navigate to Voice Services-->SP(voipservice) Service-->X_InboundCallRoute

add {(MTelemarketers):}


Here's an example of what an X_InboundCallRoute might look like

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{(MTelemarketers):},{>('yourauthusernamegoeshere'):ph}
For an OBi202, this would look like

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{(MTelemarketers):},{>('yourauthusernamegoeshere'):ph,ph2}
M, by the way, stands for Digit Map.

If you don't know what yourauthusername is, navigate to Voice Services-->SP(voipservice) -->SIP Credentials-->AuthUserName


C. submit/save/reboot

D. Navigate to User Settings-->User Defined Digit Maps

i. Pick an unused User Defined Digit Map

ii. For the Label, enter Telemarketers

iii. For the DigitMap, enter phone numbers you want to block.
For example, (1234567890|4168888888|5193333333)


Some people ask about blocking anonymous or unknown calls
(?|un@@.|Un@@.|anon@.|Anon@.)


? = no Caller ID
@ = any single alphanumeric (number or letter) except #
@ . = zero or more occurrences of any length alphanumeric (number or letter) sequence except # (note that there should be no space after the @ symbol; I had to put it there on this forum)
@@ . = any single alphanumeric (number or letter) except # followed by zero or more occurrences of any length alphanumeric sequence except # (note that there should be no space after the @ symbol; I had to put it there on this forum)

un@@ . will catch unknown or anything starting with un followed by at least one more character (except #)
(note that there should be no space after the @ symbol; I had to put it there on this forum)
anon@. will catch anonymous or anything starting with anon (except #)



I do not generally recommend blocking anonymous calls since doctors and hospitals can call from them.

E. Submit/save/reboot

Note that you must enter phone numbers as they appear in your VoIP service's call log. For FPL users login at https://www.freephoneline.ca/callLogs


Note that this method for Freephoneline drops all Telemarketer calls to FPL's voicemail (FPL basically wants all incoming calls picked up no matter what because FPL makes money off of incoming termination fees to its network), but at least your phones won't ring.

I probably do not have time to troubleshoot the following FPL workaround for that voicemail issue (especially not via PM, thank you), but here's a potential solution for that:

Because of not wanting these telemarketer calls to drop to FPL's voicemail, boon1 came up with a cool idea for sending these calls to the auto attendant:
freephoneline-ca-free-local-soft-phone- ... #p21660123
However, for me, that's a bit of a problem because people in my household use the Auto Attendant to dial into and receive calls back from (and I don't want them to hear voice prompts that are intended for telemarketers). Because I have an OBi202, I have access to OBiPlus Basic, which gives me access to two additional auto attendants for free. I used one of them: https://forums.redflagdeals.com/freepho ... #p21807239 Edit: It appears that OBiPlus has been completely killed by Obihai now.



Alternatively, if you have another ITSP, configured on SP2 for example, you could use

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{(MTelemarketers):sp2(phonenumbertosendtelemarketers)}
in FPL's X_InboundCallRoute in place of {(MTelemarketers):} to send those telemarketing calls to another phone number.

If FPL is SP1, you can also use

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{(MTelemarketers):sp1(phonenumbertosendtelemarketers)}

or (for sip calls)

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{(MTelemarketers):sp1(sipnumber@sipdomain.com)}
It doesn't really matter. But if you don't want telemarketing calls to drop straight to FPL's voicemail, it is possible with an Obihai ATA, to route these calls elsewhere. Maybe you want to send them to Lenny: http://toao.net/595-lenny (keep in mind that sending telemarketers to Lenny will let telemarketers know your phone number is active).

Update

I think this might be a better solution for Telemarketers for FPL users than what I posted previously.

Here are the steps I took:

1. Went to www.tropo.com
2. Created a free developer account
3. Verified account and logged in
4. Found an audio file that plays SIT tones followed by a "We're sorry, you have reached a number that has been disconnected..."
5. Clicked on "My Files" in Tropo and stuck the file in the www folder
6. Selected "My Apps" and clicked "create application"
7. Entered nogood for Basic information (you can put whatever you want here)
8. Clicked on "new script"

Entered the following:

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<?php
say("http://hosting.tropo.com/mytropoaccount#/www/disconnectedmessageaudiofilethatIadded.mp3");
say("http://hosting.tropo.com/mytropoaccount#/www/disconnectedmessageaudiofilethatIadded.mp3");
?>
9. Saved the script as nogood.php (just has to end with .php)

10. Clicked "create app"

11. Scrolled down and picked a free Tropo phone number for Canada

12. Stuck {(MTelemarketers):sp1(mytropophone#)} in X_InboundCallRoute for FPL in my OBi

(where SP1 = FPL), but it doesn't matter what SP you use, as long as you call your Tropo phone number for free using it.

Rebooted


You can also create a White list: newegg-obihai-obi200-59-99-a-1825095/4/#post23792781


How do I setup Nomorobo with Freephoneline (or any service provider that doesn't support Nomorobo) with an Obihai ATA?

So, I got Nomorobo working with Freephoneline, and really, with an Obihai ATA and a toll free number from access number from Nomorobo, you can use Nomorobo with any service provider.

Keep in mind, if you have Follow Me enabled in your Freephoneline web portal, that in order for Nomorobo to work properly, your Nomorobo access number has to ring simultaneously (or first if you're using sequential forwarding). Freephoneline doesn't allow toll free phone numbers to be used with Follow Me at the time of this writing. If you're having problems getting Nomorobo working with Follow Me enabled, disable Follow Me in your Freephoneline web portal account.

1. Sign up at https://www.nomorobo.com/

2. Select "Landline/VoIP" for your phone type.

3. Select Vonage as your carrier (or choose one that gives you a toll free nomorobo number). The bolded part is the important step.
I don't know if choosing other carriers will provide you with a toll free Nomorobo phone number, but maybe some will.

4. For phone number, enter your VoIP phone number that you want to protect with Nomorobo

5. Click next (and keep this webpage open)

6. Open another tab in your browser. If you used the Obitalk web portal (www.obitalk.com) to configure your ATA, keep in mind that you must continue using it to configure your ATA. Otherwise whatever settings you change will eventually be overwritten by what you previously entered at obitalk.com anyway. If you wish to disable this behaviour, dial ***1. Enter that IP address into a web browser. Navigate to System Management-->OBiTalk Provisioning-->select Disabled for the method. Save. Reboot ATA. Now obitalk.com won't overwrite whatever changes you make via the device's interface (via IP address).

Pick one method (obitalk.com) or the other (IP address of device) for changing device settings. But do not use both methods. Keep in mind that activating Google Voice requires using the Obitalk.com web portal.

7. Navigate to Voice Services-->SP(voip service you want to protect with nomorobo) Service-->X_InboundCallRoute

Yours might look like {(yourcellphonenumber1|yourcellphonenumber2:aa($1)},{(MTelemarketers):},{(MLenny):spx(13475147296@in.callcentric.com)},{ph,spx(1866732xxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=$1)}

You just need to add the bolded part.
For OBi202s, you would use {ph,ph2,spx(1866732xxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=$1)}

The x in SPx needs to be a number between 1 and 4, where you've setup a SIP service provider. For example, if Freephoneline is setup on SP1, then use sp1.

1866732xxxx is your Nomorobo access phone number. You need to replace the xxxx.

Google Voice is not SIP. GV is XMPP with Obihai ATAs.
So, if you don't have a SIP service, you would need to setup a dummy SIP trunk as shown over here by azrobert:
http://www.obitalk.com/forum/index.php? ... 3#msg68413

You can also use sip.tollfreeproxy.com instead of tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com. I'm not sure, out of all the free SIP tollfree termination services available that don't require registration, which is the most reliable.

8. Save settings/reboot ATA

9. Test your nomorobo number. Go back to the other web browser tab with nomorobo. Select "I'm ready. Call me now." Or choose the test call option.

10. When your phone rings, answer it.

That's it.

If you don’t receive the Nomorobo verification call, you may not have to worry.

For example, I’ve received the following question from another Freephoneline user before:

“I tried following your guide to get Nomorobo working with Freephoneline, but for some reason when I dial number I got from website it rings once and then I get a busy signal (okay, that’s what should happen). But when I click on `I'm ready. Call me now’, my home phone never rings.

I've tried alcazar... Have Follow me - Disabled on FPL

Here is my Inbound route for an OBi202:

{(MTelemarketers):},{ph,ph2,sp1(1866xxxxxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=$1)}

Any ideas what could be my issue?”


A few thoughts occur to me.

A) Possibly Nomorobo is blocking the outbound call due your phone number not being owned by Vonage (or the provider you selected to obtain the toll free Nomorobo access number). If you don't see the test call in https://www.freephoneline.ca/doGetCallLogs, that might be one explanation. However, that's not a perfectly reliable method for determining what's happening because incoming phone numbers only appear in FPL's call log if the incoming call has been answered by you or FPL's answering machine.

B) If the test call to your FPL number is a SIP URI call from Nomoboro, the test call will never reach you because FPL blocks incoming SIP URI calls unless they're from Fongo Mobile.

C) Possibly FPL doesn't allow incoming Nomorobo verification calls anymore.

D) This is the most important point: it doesn't seem to really matter if you can't receive the Nomorobo verification call. If you don't verify the test call, Nomorobo still picks up the call with "please try your call again" when a telemarketer calls. If the test call is verified, the telemarketer hears this: https://soundcloud.com/nomorobo/nomorob ... er-captcha. I might actually prefer if the test call isn't verified.

Regardless, I suspect if you are seeing "busy" in your Obihai ATA’s call history, then your Nomorobo toll free number is working as intended.

Here's a quick way to test:

a) In your X_InboundCallRoute for Freephoneline, use {ph,ph2,sp1(1866xxxxxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=3194327596)}

For OBi200 users, use{ph,sp1(1866xxxxxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=3194327596)}

1866xxxxxxx is your toll free Nomorobo access number. The xxxxxxx needs to be replaced.

b) Using your cellphone, dial your Freephoneline phone number.

The call should be answered within 3 seconds of ringing by Nomorobo ("please try your call again" message is played or something similar), and then call is disconnected by Nomorobo.

c) now, in your X_InboundCallRoute for Freephoneline,
try {ph,ph2,sp1(1866xxxxxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=yourcellnumber)}

For OBi200 users, try{ph,sp1(1866xxxxxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=yourcellnumber)}

1866xxxxxxx is your toll free Nomorobo access number. The xxxxxxx needs to be replaced.
Similarly, youcellnumber needs to be replaced with your actual cell phone number.

d) Call your FPL number using your cell phone (or by using another provider other than FPL).

You should see the following in your ATA’s call history (found by logging into ATA with a web browser and navigating to Status–>Call History):
Call Failed (486 Busy Here; SP1(1866xxxxxxx@tollfree.alcazarnetworks.com;ui=yourcellnumber)

That's what's supposed to happen. If there's a busy response from Nomorobo, then the call will continue to ring your phone ports (beyond 3 seconds).

If Nomorobo picks up the call, then your phone ports won't ring.

3194327596 is a known marketer.
http://www.obitalk.com/forum/index.php? ... 6#msg58226
(thanks to azrobert)
There's a related thread here: https://www.obitalk.com/forum/index.php?topic=10368.20.
Should you have further questions concerning Nomorobo, you may want to try asking there. You do not, at this time of this writing, need to setup a dummy SIP trunk as described in the first page of that thread.



What happens with Nomorobo is that when the incoming caller ID isn't considered a telemarketer, Nomorobo responds with a busy signal, and your phone ports will still ring. If Nomorobo determines the caller is a telemarketer or robodialer, Nomorobo answers the call, and your phone ports stop ringing: https://nomorobo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/a ... ks-a-Call-
Nomorobo may take a ring or two before answering the call (your phone will likely ring once per telemarketing call).


Keep in mind that, like Lenny, if Nomorobo answers the call, telemarketers will know your phone number is active and possibly add your phone number to other calling lists. So, in my opinion, using Tropo with SIT tones in combination with Nomorobo is the best solution. When Nomorobo answers the call, make note of the incoming phone number and add it to your MTelemarkers Digit Map.


Good luck!
Please do not PM me for tech support. I help out on the forums when I can. Thank you.
OBi200/202 Freephonline PDF guide (version 1.60) can be found here. OBi200 info can be found here. For OBi202 info, click here.

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