[arm-allstar] Command macros

Doug Crompton wa3dsp at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 18:50:05 EST 2018

When commanding nodes on the same server you just specify the node number.
It is local, all defined nodes can be controlled, connected to, etc, with
the normal commands as opposed to needing a remote command prefix.

*73 Doug*


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On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 6:34 PM, "Steve Rogers via arm-allstar" <
arm-allstar at hamvoip.org> wrote:

> Thanks for the info. With what you had provided for the DTMF pass thru and
> the info for macros by others should help us out here a bit.
> Just out of curiosity....You mentioned methods are different if both nodes
> are on the same server. Can you elaborate on that method for future
> reference?
> Thanks again
> Steve
> From: "Doug Crompton via arm-allstar" <arm-allstar at hamvoip.org>
> To: "ARM Allstar" <arm-allstar at hamvoip.org>
> Cc: "Doug Crompton" <wa3dsp at gmail.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 1:24:16 AM
> Subject: Re: [arm-allstar] Command macros
> Steve,
> The reason I was asking that was the method to send between servers is
> different then on the same server. I think Tim already gave you info on how
> to command a node on another server. The other thing is to use that method
> you have to be connected to the node you are controlling. So yes you can
> send commands to another node if you are connected to it. See my comments
> on this below.
> If you need to pass DTMF here are the options - these commands are to be
> placed in simpleusb.conf -
> dtmf_dsp=0 ; NO allstar command decoding, DTMF pass thru
> dtmf_dsp=1 ; Normal Allstar DTMF decoding and muting - this is the
> default
> dtmf_dsp=2 ; BOTH normal Allstar DTMF decoding AND DTMF pass thru. No
> muting
> Note that the *4 remote control in Allstar is a bad security hole that we
> are in the process of looking to correct and at least for now I expect
> everyone to use this responsibly. It has been in Allstar since forever and
> is a useful tool but I think all will agree it is NOT to be used without
> the permission of the remote node unless it is an emergency like
> disconnecting a hungup node. Users should have the ability to turn this
> control off or use some kind of a pin code to make it more secure. It is a
> powerful command but also one that could be abused. Back when it was
> created with several dozen Allstar users no one ever thought of the number
> of users (and hackers) that we have today!
> *73 Doug*
> *WA3DSP*
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