Set Up Your Own IP- PBXSet Up Your Own IP- PBXNote. I know this is seriously out of date. I have not been able to. I don't expect that to change for the forseeable future. Still, many people continue to find it useful, so I will keep. I cannot provide help or. The. state of open source software has progressed to the point where you can.
Want to learn more about Asterisk on your own time? These Asterisk books are recommended to learn more about open source Asterisk and VoIP Telephony. This is the home of the official wiki for The Asterisk Project. This is not the first wiki that has existed for Asterisk, but there are some significant things that. Asterisk@Home had been changed to trixbox. most of this info is still valid. A downloadable PDF of this book is available on this link. http://www.sharebigfile.com. The state of open source software has progressed to the point where you can set up your own IP PBX at home in a. net/handbook Asterisk@Home support http. The Asterisk Handbook project is located at Asterisk.org There you'll find pointers to the Asterisk handbook beta as an Acrobat PDF file. Asterisk.
IP PBX at home in a single evening, with a minimum of. All you. need is explicit. I provide here. In past times, it would have been. PBX. Using. spare hardware. The. key advance is the. Asterisk IP PBX and the Asterisk@Home package that includes. Asterisk and a web- based GUI configuration tool.
The Components. Your will have to set up three main. IP PBX. itself, the phones (or softphones) to be used with it.
Asterisk Forums. Please hold while I try that extension. Skip to content. Wiki; Blog; Forums. Asterisk@Home Handbook. by muppetmaster » Tue Dec 20, 2005 3:20 am. Once this process is complete, log in to your new Asterisk@Home system with the following username and password: (userUser. Type install-pdf from the command line. Download & learn how to get started with Asterisk to begin building your customized communication applications. Home; About; Developers; Download; Documentation; Support; Community; Get Involved; Handbook. Contents. 1 Introduction. Retrieved from 'http://www.hylafax.org.
PSTN. I will describe how to set. I. assume you already have a home network and. If. you are behind a. NAT firewall, it does not matter – you don’t have to do anything.
IP PBX outside the NAT. The IP PBXYou will need a computer to run the. IP PBX. While you. Linux server at. home, I do not recommend using it to also run your phones. If you want to do that. PBX software on your own. If you have an old PIII class machine. If not, you. can buy one on EBay.
I used a Dell Opti. Plex GX1, a PIII. MHz system with 1. M. built- in sound and. Ethernet, so no additional hardware is required.
You will load Asterisk@Home on this. It will. take it over – it starts by. Detailed. instructions are. Phones. You can buy SIP phones from.
Grandstream, SNOM, Cisco, even. Avaya. Or you can. SNOM. or Cisco and use an analog phone.
We will. describe how to obtain. XLite softphone on a Windows machine to use for a phone. You will also use this. Windows machine to. IP PBX, through a browser. If you want to use a Linux machine instead, you will need. IP PBX. SIP Gateway I presume you want to communicate.
PSTN. network, so you need to obtain gateway service. Since part of the call is being carried on the circuit. This. have to pay for this part of the system. I will describe how to set up access. Voip. Jet is used for outgoing calls. It is priced at 1. USA). with no monthly minimum or service charges. Broad. Voice is used for incoming calls. You get a phone number.
They. various plans, but I signed up for one that is $5. You. outgoing calls using this account (it includes 1. There. $9. 9. 5 one time activation fee to sign up for Broad. Voice. So if you have the hardware, you can. IP PBX for. a total of $9. Home Network. I assume you have a home network, and. Gateway Router (otherwise known as a NAT firewall). You will need to.
IP address. for your IP PBX that is on your home network. How Much Will This Cost?
I assume you have broadband service. Windows. machine to run the softphone. If you already have a spare computer. EBay for about $6. This does not include a. I assume you can borrow a.
KVM switch). Your only other initial cost will be. Broad. Voice. Your monthly cost will be $5. Broad. Voice, and 1. Voip. Jet. If you only make a few. Voip. Jet, and stay within the 1. Broad. Voice. If.
Voip. Jet outgoing calls, it would cost an additional $1. So you can build and experiment with. IP PBX for an. investment of less than $1. This is a lot. less than I am now. AT& T. In fact, a whole year’s service would be less than my. Hmmm…Step 1 – Sign Up for Service. This section takes you through.
Voip. Jet and. Broad. Voice. I am. using two service becauseit is less costly. Voip. Jet. Browse to http: //www. Sine. up for service. Then log on and follow the line describing how to set up Asterisk. You. need to copy down your “Voip.
Jet account number (username),” your. IP address (depending on your. Ignore. the rest of the setup instructions.
Broad. Voice. Browse. Sign up. Say “I want to use my own SIP device”. When it asks what type of device, select “Not Listed. Generic SIP). When. Asterisk”. Next. Next pick. recommend “Broad.
Voice BYOD Lite.”. Once you have finished the sign up process. Account” and follow the “Show Settings” link in the. Devices” section. This. You should also click on the “Support.
Center”. link on the left and bring. Step By Step Installation Guide” for “Bring Your Own Devices.” Select “Asterisk.” You must follow the. Section 3. to find the “right proxy” to use. You. will use this later.
Instructions. 1. the following hosts: proxy. In. my case, it was proxy. Use nslookup to. get the IP address. In. it is 1. 47. 1. Step 2 – Set Up Home Network. Pick an IP address for the IP PBX. You will need to find an.
DHCP server. I picked 1. If you pick a different IP. Step 3 – Set Up SIP Softphone. Download. and install XLite from http: //xten.
Run XLite. the “Menu” icon to configure it. Click on “System Settings”, then “SIP Proxy”. Default”. Fill in the following fields: User. Authorization user: 2. Password: abc. 12. Domain/Realm: 1. 92. SIP Proxy. 1. 92. It should look something like this.
The phone will try to register, but. Step 4 – Set Up Asterisk@Home.
The. rest of the instructions explain how to install and configure. Asterisk@Home. From. I will. refer to it as AAH. Introduction. AAH is a package consisting of.
These. were developed and. Asterisk” part is the core IP PBX, and the “@Home” part consists of. The major components that make up AAH are. Asterisk, the core. PBXSugar, a CRM system. Flash Operator. Panel, a screen- based operator’s console. Web Meet Me. Control, a meet me conferencing control application.
Asterisk. Management Portal (AMP), a web- based provisioning tool for Asterisk. A report system. part of AMP, which provides CDR reporting tools. A Maintenance. system, also part of AMP, which provides low level interfaces to some. Cent. OS, a version. Linux related to from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (but without Red Hat.
Get the Software. AAH can be downloaded from http: //asteriskathome. Download the basic ISO. CD as a bootable volume (exercise left to reader). Load AAHThis is. reformat your hard disk and load everything from the operating system.
Boot your machine from the CD. When it prompts, type ENTER. Then wait as everything loads and. This. could take 3. CDROM are. At the end, it ejects the. CD and reboots from.
The initial login is: username: rootpassword: password. Set Up Networking. The machine probably got an IP. DHCP, but it is. not what you want. Log. It will display setup information. You should enter the. IP address: 1. 92.
Netmask: 2. 55. 2. Gateway: 1. 92. 1. DNS Server: 1. 92. OK these changes.
After reboot, long in once more. You need to add the. Broad. Voice server IP. Edit /etc/hosts, and add the. Here the IP address was the one. Broad. Voice. Once this is done, you can do the. Browse To AMPFrom your web browser, go to http: //1.
You should see the. Select “Asterisk Management Portal.” Log in as follows: username: maintpassword: password. Now you should be at the AMP main.
Click on “Setup” to bring you to the. Set Up Broad. Voice Trunk. Click. on “Trunks” and then “Add SIP. SIP trunk. will need to fill out the main items on the SIP/Trunk screens.
I am. Broad. Voice for incoming service only, so I will not administer outgoing. Outbound caller ID: 7. Max channels: 1 The. Broad. Voice. In. Incoming Settings, fill in the following: User Context: 7. User Details: callerid=7.
The. format of the Register String is. For Broad. Voice this. Broad. Voice phone. Submit button. Once you do, a red line. To "apply" your changes you must click this red.
AAH to tell the Asterisk engine to reload its config files). Set. Up Voip. Jet Trunk. Click. on “Trunks” and then “Add IAX2. IAX2. trunk form.
Fill. in the fields as follows: Outbound Caller ID. Maximum channels: 1. The. outgoing dial rules control how numbers are processed before they are. In the. case of Voip. Jet, phone. numbers must be in the form “1+Area Code+Local. Number”. If the. If. does not have an area code, then “1.
I am in area code. So the dial. time we will fill in outgoing settings. Trunk name: : voipjet. Peer Details: auth=md. You can. leave the “Incoming.
Settings” and the “Register String” blank. When you. the form appears as follows. Set Up Extensions.
Now. it is time to define the extensions. XLite extension 2. Or you can. set up a SIP phone. Extensions” on the left, and “Add an Extension.”. You will see the extensions page. The information you will add is the following: Extension. Password: abc. 12.
Full name: basement. Voice Mail Password: 1.
Email Address: < your email address> When you're finished adding the extension, you can see the. AMP. (as shown above). Add extensions 2. Remember to click on the red bar, to make Asterisk take.
Check for Phone Registration. At this point, the XLite application should have registered. AAH. If not. exit XLite (you have to stop it from. It. say “Logged in”. If. To. start with, make sure. On XLite, dial *2. Set Up Ring Group.
Now we set up a ring group, so that we can ring all the. On the left, click “Ring. Groups” and on the right “Add. Ring Group”. Fill out the form as follows: Group. Number: 1. Extension List: 2. Ring Time: 1. 8Destination if no answer: Voicemail basement < 2.
Submit the changes, and click the red bar to make them take. Set Up Digital Receptionist. A digital receptionist is an application that answers incoming. It allows callers to dial an internal. We will set it up to dial by extension, to give the.
The digital receptionist set up involves a series of screens. Part of the setup includes recording a message to be.
You can. independently, and download the MP3 file, or you can use XLite to dial. The. will be illustrated. In. Click “Digital Receptionist” on the left. On. XLite, dial *7. It. goes something like this: Hello.
You have reached Charles Hayden’s experimental Asterisk. You can. dial a three digit extension. Dial. Or dial pound for a directory. Hang up and dial *9.
Rerecord. if necessary. Name the recording “top greeting”. On the next page, for “Number of options for Menu top greeting. On the next screen, choose “Ring. Group #1” as the action. Ring Group #1. all extensions.
Set Up Outbound Routing. Click on the “Outbound Routing” link and fill in the following: Route. Name: outgoing. Voip. Jet. Dial Patterns: 0. NXXNXXXXXX. 7. 32.