PacktLib: TrixBox Made Easy

TrixBox Made Easy

Credits

About the Authors

About the Reviewers

Preface

Introduction to VoIP

The PSTN

What is a PBX?

VoIP

Summary

Introducing Asterisk

Open-Source Software

Asterisk: The Core of TrixBox

Asterisk Features

Related Websites

Summary

Introducing TrixBox

Asterisk@Home to TrixBox: The Name Change

TrixBox Components

Difference Between Asterisk and TrixBox

Prerequisite Skills

The Limitations of TrixBox

The Advantages of TrixBox

Hardware We will Need to Have

The Future of TrixBox

Summary

Planning TrixBox Deployment

The Plan

Case Studies

Summary

Installing TrixBox

Obtain the Software

Installation

Basic System Configuration

Summary

TrixBox Configuration

FreePBX

Summary

Standard PBX Features

Standard Features

Summary

Advanced TrixBox Settings

Firewall Settings

NAT Considerations

Configuring Zaptel Cards

Configuring T1/E1 Cards

Overhead Paging

Caller-ID Blocking

Making Free Directory-Assistance Calls

Predictive Diallers

Advanced Reporting Tools

Outlook Integration

DISA

Feature Codes

The Sky is the Limit

Summary

SugarCRM

Initial Login

Summary

Securing our TrixBox Server

Changing Default Passwords

Connecting on a Public IP Address

Updating the Operating System and Asterisk

Backups

Additional Security

Summary

Commonly Used VoIP Terms