Pause

The <Pause> verb waits silently for a specific number of seconds. If <Pause> is the first verb in a RCML response, RestComm will wait the specified number of seconds before picking up the call.  

Pause Attributes

Name Allowed Values Default Value

length

integer > 0

1 second

  • length. The 'length' attribute specifies how many seconds RestComm will wait silently before continuing on.

Nesting

The <Pause> verb can not have any other verbs or nouns nested.

Examples

For an example of how to use the <Pause> verb see below.

<Response>
    <Pause length="5"/>
</Response>

Delayed pickup

This example demonstrates using <Pause> to wait between two <Say> verbs.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<Response>
    <Say>I will pause 10 seconds starting now!</Say>
    <Pause length="10"/>
    <Say>I just paused 10 seconds</Say>
</Response>