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How to Convert from MeetMe to Confbridge Guide

In this guide, we are going to teach you how to convert your asterisk MeetMe dialplan into Confbridge. I have had clients request this on several occasions, and have needed to do it for myself at times, so I figured

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How to Replace exten with same in Asterisk

Replace “exten =>” with ” same =>” Today I’m going to give you a simple perl one-liner that will let you convert an entire extensions.conf file with a simple command. Disclaimer! This code comes with no warranties, implied or expressed

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Upload Asterisk Recordings to Amazon S3 in Real-time

Hey guys, today we’re going to talk about uploading asterisk recordings to S3 in realtime. This will work for both plain Asterisk and FreePBX, and can be adjusted to work with any derivative. In addition! This will also convert your

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How to Live Transfer with FreePBX or Asterisk

For sales inquiries, contact Rob @ 888.235.o5o5 Something that comes up time and time again is the desire to do warm and/or “live transfers” on Asterisk and FreePBX systems. (Including Trixbox, elastix, and others). Basically the way it goes is

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FreePBX – Use CPU Affinity to isolate Asterisk from MySQL + Apache (httpd)

A lot of people are using FreePBX as their distribution of choice. It’s a pretty awesome program (not without flaws, but what is?) that simplifies configuration of asterisk to make it easy for anyone to deploy their own phone system.

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Get All Logs of a Number that was Dialed

Hello everyone! I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted, but today you’re in for a treat. Every asterisk or FreePBX administrator that has had to troubleshoot by pouring through pages and pages of logs will love this

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How to monitor certain Queues with Chanspy

In this installment of hackrr.com, we are going to talk about listening to specific queues with FreePBX. Previously, we showed you how to How to barge with freepbx, and now this is how to spy on queues that may each

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Installing Asternic with FreePBX

First let’s mention what Asternic is before how to install asternic.. Asternic is a reporting platform for FreePBX and Asterisk that focuses on Queues. It scans the queue_log created by asterisk, and develops excellent reports and graphs from this data.

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FreePBX – Voicemails aren’t sending to Emails

We encountered a problem on our Asterisk/FreePBX system where voicemail emails weren’t being delivered. After digging around in the logs, I found errors resembling this: ( /var/log/maillog ) Apr 25 13:03:35 localhost postfix/smtp[27048]: 8788E1A0B8C0: to=, relay=smtp.gmail.com[74.125.129.108]:587, delay=1.4, delays=0.03/0.02/1.4/0, dsn=5.7.1, status=bounced

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iSymphony Running Slow, failing to update, crashing.

Occasionally when using an asterisk based freepbx installation with iSymphony, you will run into problems as you grow your business and dialplan. We will discuss one such hypothetical problem, as we do here: Suppose you had reps and managers complaining

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