Caller ID and Name Growl notifications from Obihai devices

Obi Caller ID Name Growl Notifications

Sends Caller ID and Name information to Growl on your Mac (or Windows PC) from your Obihai ATA device

Imports contact name information from Outlook 2011 and Address Book on startup of service

If contact information is not available then it looks up CNAM information from opencam (

Install Node JS


Install Growl from AppStore


Install growlnotify command line application


Install obicallerid using Node Package Manager

$ sudo npm install -g obicallerid

Install Node JS


Install Growl for Windows


Install growlnotify

  • Ensure it the .exe is either on your global PATH or copied to you \Windows\system32\ dir

Install obicallerid using node package manager

$ npm install -g obicallerid

##Obi Setup

In Obitalk website -> Obi Expert Config

System Management -> Device Admin
    Server =  <IP Address of where you are running obicallerid>
    Port = 7000
    Level = 7
Voice Service -> SPx Service
  X_SipDebugOption = Log All Except REGISTER Message

##Usage $ cd $ obicallerid

  • info messages will be output to console
  • debug messages will be logged to output.log

##Installing as a service

Copyright (c) 2012 Shawn Bissell Licensed under the MIT license.