Specify answer timeouts for call placement

$answer_timeout line timeout [xfer_timeout]

This command is used to specify the timeout values for call placement. It can be overridden by assignment to the ANSWER_TIME or ANSWER_XFER system variables.

The parameters on this command are used as follows:

line the line number or line group(s) affected, or * for all lines.
timeout the timeout in seconds for outbound call placement
xfer_timeout the timeout in seconds for call-transfer call placement

Default: 45 seconds


$answer_timeout * 30 30