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Installing Yate on Windows

  • Download and install Yate from our download page. The other option is to download Yate from CVS and to compile by yourself. You will need Visual Studio 2005 and yate-tables.zip - decompress the files to the engine\tables directory.
  • Install Yate by following the setup.
  • If you are using a Sangoma card don't forget to first install the motherboard drivers, then Sangoma drivers, and then Yate with Sangoma drivers support. You can find a guide here about how to install Sangoma on Windows for Yate. Sangoma drivers can be downloaded here
  • If you are using Windows 2000,2003,XP then Yate will install a service. Yate can be configured by edit files from directory conf.d. More documentation about what those files should contain can be found here. To reload the configuration use YateGUI or remote connection to address 127.0.0.1 port 5038.

No matter how you get the sources, you must make sure the End Of Line characters are properly converted. They are stored in LF-only format in CVS and the tar.gz archives. Visual Studio needs them in CR LF style - at least for the workspace and project files. TortoiseSVN and WinZip have options to do this conversion and you must use them. If you have no other option you can open the files in Wordpad and save them.

To compile please build the "YATE" project - it will build the library and all modules without external dependencies. The "Extra" project holds modules that have external dependencies. You will not be able to build them without installing extra headers and libraries in your Visual Studio environment:

  • h323chan needs PWLib and OpenH323;
  • gsmcodec needs a GSM 06.10 static library;
  • wpchan needs a VC++ compatible version of libpri;
  • Qt4Client needs Qt® and its tools (MOC);
  • mysqldb needs MySQL client headers and libraries;
  • pgsqldb needs PostgreSQL client headers and libraries.

If you build Yate from sources and Visual Studio crashes or hangs beyond cancellation please clean the build and repeat from scratch. Already compiled object files may be good or may be damaged - just stay on the safe side.

NOTE: Compilation may fail because of WinDNS.h included from engine/Resolver.cpp - in this case you have two options:

  • Install a newer WinDNS.h - for example one from Platform SDK 2008 - NAPTR records will be resolved on any Windows version that provides windns.dll
  • Remove the define HAVE_DNS_NAPTR_DATA from the Libyate project - in this case NAPTR can be resolved only on older versions of Windows and only if they provide windns.dll

Please see the notes at the top of engine/Resolver.cpp for more details.

NOTE: Yate can run as service on Windows as you can see in the screenshot below.

July 2014:
Yate 5.4 and YateBTS 4 launched. Added JSON and DNS support in Javascript, Handover support in YateBTS.

March 2014:
YateBTS 2.0 launched. Added authentication and WebGUI. Added USSD support in commercial version.

March 2014:
Yate 5.2 launched. Better JavaScript support and a fixed memory leak.

Jan 2014:
YateBTS 1.0 launched. The first GSM Basestation which works with an IMS/VoLTE core network.

Jan 2014:
Yate 5.1 launched. Better JavaScript support and added libygsm. Elisa chatbot added in RManager

Oct 2013:
OpenHSS is the Yate based HLR/HSS solution for MVNO and LTE carriers.

Oct 2013:
Yate 5 released. Added IPv6 support in SIP for LTE. Improved JavaScript support. Download NOW

Jan 2013:
Yate 4.3 released: Added XML support in Javascript. SCCP - GTT routing between different networks. Stability improvements.
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Aug 2012:
Yate 4.2 released: SIP flood protection. Better Jabber/Google Voice support. Usable Javascript. Fixed SIGTRAN links fluctuations.
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Apr 2012:
YateClient was accepted in the Mac Store.

Yate 4.1 released: better Gvoice support, iSAC codec, support for new Wanpipe drivers. Fixes T.38 and Mac client issues.

Mar 2012:
SS7Cloud is launched today, 1st March, 2012, by NullTeam, Yate creators. Having all you need to be a US CLEC, it brings SS7 services in a cloud.

Feb 2012:
Yate 4.0 released.
SCCP, TCAP, MAP and CAMEL, TCP and TLS in SIP, Javascript fast prototyping of telephony applications and brand new face for YateClient.

Nov 2011:
Here is a video that, quote "demonstrates the truly awesome power of the YATE engine, as it easily handles 3 simultaneous calls to an audio player application including dtmf (button press) handling "(from PaintedRockComm).

Nov 2011:
Yate will attend ORR - OPENRHEINRUHR (November 12 - 13).

04 May 2011:
sipgate chooses open source project Yate for core infrastructure.

12 Apr 2011:
Yate 3.3.2 released.
Fix for Jingle calls to Google Voice dropping after 5 minutes.
4 Apr 2011:
Yate 3.3 released.
Support for GMail chat conference, fixes for internal microphone in MacOS. Minor fixes in SS7 M2PA and ANSI. Fixes in H.323, SIP and RTP.

9 Mar 2011:
Yate 3.2 released.
Bug fixes in SIGTRAN/MGCP/SS7 and added support for CNAM/LNP lookup by SIP INVITE/3xx.

Feb 2011:
Yate will attend FOSDEM and XMPP summit.

31 Jan 2011:
Yate 3.1 released.
Yate client support for Google Voice. Support for any country tones in tonegen.

20 Dec 2010:
Yate 3.0 released.
SS7 ITU certified. SS7 STP added. Client supports Jabber IM (Google Talk + Facebook).

3 May 2010:
Yate 3.0.0 alpha 3 released. Featuring the new Jabber server and wideband audio.

8 March 2010:
Yate 2.2 released. Mostly bug fixes. Dahdi compatible. Latest 2 release before 3.0.

6-7 February 2010:
Yate booth at FOSDEM 2010. Free CD with Freesentral available.

2 Nov 2009:
Yate 2.1 launched. Can replace a Cisco PGW2200 to control a Cisco AS54xx.

6 Aug 2008:
Yate and OpenSIPS (former OpenSER) join to build IP based clusters.

4 Aug 2008:
Yate 2 launched.


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