What is Wanpipe?

WANPIPE, being a network device driver, uses network interfaces to bind to the Linux kernel stack.

How do you put a Sangoma card in?

1) Power down your computer and unplug it from its power source. 2) Attach a static strap to your wrist and open the case. 3) Check the T1/E1 jumper setting to ensure it matches your equipment configuration. Setting the jumper with the strap on enables the port for E1.

What is WANrouter?

wanrouter modules. Displays the Sangoma Driver (a.k.a Wanpipe) kernel modules. wanrouter status. Displays all active ports for all Sangoma cards in your system.

What are computer drivers?

A driver, or device driver, is a set of files that tells a piece of hardware how to function by communicating with a computer’s operating system. All pieces of hardware require a driver, from your internal computer components, such as your graphics card, to your external peripherals, like a printer.

How can I check my PRI card in asterisk?


  1. The first step is to verify that the physical layer of all the ports on your Sangoma card is up/active.
  2. Check the Wanpipe network Interface for data processing issues.
  3. Register the wanpipe interfaces with the DAHDI signalling stack.
  4. Confirm that Asterisk is able to detect all the DAHDI spans.

Who created the first WAN?

The U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Air Force first created WAN in the late 1950s to interconnect sites in the Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) radar defense system. At the time, it was a massive network of phone lines, telephones, and modems linking the sites together.

What is WAN stand for?

wide-area network
In its simplest form, a wide-area network (WAN) is a collection of local-area networks (LANs) or other networks that communicate with one another. A WAN is essentially a network of networks, with the Internet the world’s largest WAN.

What happens if a driver is not installed?

What happens if a driver is not installed? If the appropriate driver is not installed, the device may not function properly, if at all. For Microsoft Windows users, missing drivers may cause a driver conflict or an error in the Device Manager.

What is an example of a device driver?

A device driver is a computer program that controls a particular device that is connected to your computer. Typical devices are keyboards, printers, scanners, digital cameras and external storage devices. Each of these need a driver in order to work properly.

How do I know if my PRI is down?

PRI Line Troubleshooting Checklist

  1. Check the line protocol.
  2. Cabling.
  3. Check that ISDN Line is still active.
  4. Start with the default settings for your country.
  5. Check for yellow status LED.
  6. Check the connection mode parameter.
  7. Check the XLOG trace.
  8. Check whether your PRI line is a fractional line.

How can I check my Dahdi status?

You can use the lsmod under Linux to list all of the loaded kernel modules, and the grep command to filter the input and only show the modules that have dahdi in their name. If you have DAHDI running, the output of lsmod | grep dahdi should look something like the output below.

Is WAN the same as internet?

A WAN is a network covering any large geographic area. The Internet itself is a type of WAN, because it covers the entire globe. Although a network connecting LANs in the same city, like a group of offices belonging to the same company, these are usually called metropolitan area networks.