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Back to the Basics – VoiceMail

The voicemail protocol is quite a bit of fun and super easy to use. Let’s just jump right into it. From the Voip-Info respository, here is how the command will go in your dialplan. VoiceMail([flags]boxnumber[@context][&boxnumber2[@context]][&boxnumber3]) You will insert the VoiceMail command after the “exten =>” (as per usual)  then unleash all the excitement at the […]

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Free SkypeOut Calls via VPN? Maybe Not Such a Good Idea

One great thing about VoIP is that it’s free. Well, usually at least. If you’re calling from computer-to-computer, or from VoIP phone to another VoIP phone (or even computer to VoIP phone), you can usually call at zero cost. Of course, if you have your own VoIP to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) link, you […]

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Back to the Basics – Config Files

The configuration files in Asterisk are all text based. Nothing too complicated. If you installed the sample .conf files, then they will have a default setup and will have everything commented nicely so that you can learn your way through them. The config files have the extention of “.conf” and are located in “/etc/asterisk”. The […]

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VoIP Phones

Philips has released a whole lot of new VoIP phones recently, and I found a page with many of them listed. Many of which are compatible with Skype and Windows Live Messenger. The perks of using this type of phone instead of your hard phone are many, but I think my favorite has to be […]

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Asterisk Dial Plan: What is it?

I decided that I’d like to go back to the basics with Asterisk, so here is the first post in this series. What is the dial plan? Basically the dial plan is how you tell Asterisk what you want it to do. It can be very long and involved, calling all sorts of outside protocols […]

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Mexuar releases “Click-to-Call”

After corresponding with Mexuar for a few weeks now, I have taken a peek at what they are doing with this “Click-to-Call” campaign. They will be using a web application that will connect users to phone lines using their computer. Think of it as a web-based softphone. I can see how this could be very […]

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Sniffin’ the VOIP traffic part 2

Continuing the analysis… Ian’s page is fantastic for diving deep into SIP call analysis. We covered some of the cool stuff you can do also with jitter graphs and latency in the asteriskblog forums.

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TrixBox=Good

Well I have decided that I will one day marry TrixBox. Well, maybe not literally, but I really like it. For a very small system, TrixBox makes it all so friggin easy. I like the fact that it comes with FreePBX, which makes it easy to set up new voicemail boxes. The Voicemail an Recordings […]

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The Asterisk Blog’s First Real Contest

I have a copy of “TrixBox Made Easy” sitting here on the desk next to me guys. I’ve read through it and may I say that this is jam packed full of GREAT information. I’ll write a more detailed review of it in a day or so, but for the time being, let’s talk about […]

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Fonality Aquires Trixbox

Source Fonality, the leader in IP telephony systems for small and medium businesses and the world’s largest commercial Asterisk based deployment, today announced it has acquired trixbox, the world’s largest Asterisk based community. Trixbox founder Andrew Gillis will join Fonality and continue to lead the trixbox community. Fonality will commit engineering resources and broad financial […]

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