Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

25 posts


Topic # 85045 12-Jun-2011 14:30
Send private message

As you saw in the title I have a Dynalink RTA1046VW device on Xnet's open VFx service.
I have it setup to email the incoming call details as it's easier to check when I sit down at the computer that way.
I can receive incoming calls OK usually but I have started noticing there are calls that are going straight to voicemail and not ringing the phones at home - I know this because I was sitting here at the time the call was received and I phoned the caller back who told me they went straight to vmail.

I tried calling xnet but they said "your on open VFx so we can't help, try geekzone. "
I've looked at the RTA1046VW and it's up time shows it's been running during that time and the VoIP was active. I've checked the settings with the VFx manager and it should be set to send unanswered calls to vmail after 8 rings.

Is it likely to be my RTA1046VW in which case maybe I'll just have to change for something Xnet does support or should I try Xnet again? or does anyone have another idea?


Create new topic
26078 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5722

Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 480316 12-Jun-2011 14:42
Send private message

Such an issue will certainly be related to the device and SIP registrations timing out.

First thing would be to look at see what your SIP registation period is set to.

3594 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 79


  Reply # 480322 12-Jun-2011 14:59
Send private message

The issue will be the sip pinhole closing after a period of time, ie it will let SIP out and this will open the pinhole out but after a period of no outbound it will close and not let SIP in until an outbound SIP packet opens it up again, the reason why it goes straight to voicemail sis that the destination is unreachable I.e no response to the inbound SIP invite and this is the default behavior for VM

Try setting a static ip and a port forward for 5060 to your box this may help, or use sip options to keep the pinhole open, set to 120 secs and see how that goes, if still the same try 60 sec

Yes I am a employee of WxC (My Profile) ... but I do have my own opinions as well Wink



25 posts


  Reply # 480534 13-Jun-2011 09:58
Send private message

@maverick Since it's an all in one device I don't think you can, or know how to, set a static IP for SIP.

The device has the following default settings:
+ Encode SIP option with the user agent: RTA1046VW
+ Encode SIP URI with user=phone parameter
+ SIP Register with Expired Time: 240 seconds (range: 30 ~ 86400)
- SIP Session Timer: 1800 seconds (This value must not be less than Min-SE value.)
- SIP Min-SE value: 180 seconds (minimum: 90 seconds)
- Do Not Send My Phone Number
+ Subscribe Voice Mail Service
+ Enable Voice Activity Detection
- Enable Hotline Function on Voice Port 2
Dialed phone number if lifting the handset:  None
Send Telephone Events via Voice Codec
Inter-Digit Timeout Value: 5 seconds (range: 3 ~ 120)
Dial Timer: 4 seconds (range: 2 ~ 120) 

where + is enabled and - is disabled.

Which ones should I fiddle with?

3594 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 79


  Reply # 480544 13-Jun-2011 10:14
Send private message

opps ... sorry misssed that fact,

that will be interesting as I would expect the device to listen the Registration timer settings and should not time out, can you let me know when it happens again and I will take a look and see if pick up anything.

Yes I am a employee of WxC (My Profile) ... but I do have my own opinions as well Wink


25 posts


  Reply # 480583 13-Jun-2011 12:01
Send private message

I have my email setup to check every 30mins for messages.
Recently, last month or so, I have been getting notifications from vfx of received calls but I've been at the computer during that period and the phone has not rung. When I call the caller back they say they went straight to voice-mail.
Some calls do come through OK and I haven't yet been able to see a pattern.


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted 21-Mar-2018 09:18

Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus
Posted 13-Mar-2018 07:47

Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras
Posted 11-Mar-2018 12:25

New Zealand Adopts International Open Data Charter
Posted 3-Mar-2018 12:48

Shipments tumble as NZ phone upgrades slow
Posted 2-Mar-2018 11:48

Oppo R11s: high-end Android, budget price
Posted 27-Feb-2018 16:27

Samsung New Zealand introducing the Galaxy S9 and S9+
Posted 26-Feb-2018 07:00

Fujifilm X beats its best with new top of the range, high-performance camera
Posted 24-Feb-2018 14:05

One million kiwis affected by cybercrime
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:58

New Zealanders want to engage with government online and via mobile apps
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:56

Samsung launches Samsung Max
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:52

CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny
Posted 21-Feb-2018 19:43

Foodstuffs to trial digitised shopping trolleys
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:27

2018: The year of zero-login, smart cars & the biometrics of things
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:25

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.