Asterisk Red hat linux

Installing the Free G729 Codec for Asterisk

This tutorial will let you install the G729 Codec on an Asterisk installation in under 5 minutes.

Navigate to the codecs directory:

Download the codec

Notice that we are in the modules directory

Rename the codec file

Restart Asterisk

Check your work

Connect to Asterisk

Then show all of the codec translations available using the command below, and check g729 at the left, you should see that it can be translated to many other codecs on the top of the table

Troubleshooting

If you didn’t see the codec translation as mentioned above then probably you downloaded the wrong codec, please check again the points mentioned during downloading the codec, you can use the following commands to help you:

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