Telephony

Introducing Asterisk 1.2: Here’s How to Quickly Upgrade

Introducing Asterisk 1.2: Here’s How to Quickly Upgrade

Friday, November 18, 2005

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Here’s the step-by-step on upgrading Asterisk@Home to the latest, greatest version of Asterisk: Asterisk 1.2.

Keeping Telemarketers At Bay with Asterisk

Keeping Telemarketers At Bay with Asterisk

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

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Three different approaches to keeping the telemarketers off your phone are presented today with step-by-step instructions for implementing each solution with Asterisk@Home.

Putting Real Names Back in CallerID: 3 Quick Perl Solutions for the Asterisk PBX

Putting Real Names Back in CallerID: 3 Quick Perl Solutions for the Asterisk PBX

Sunday, November 13, 2005

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If your VoIP calls are lacking meaningful CallerID name information, today’s article will show you three quick Perl tricks to solve the problem with Asterisk in under 15 minutes.

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part III

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part III

Friday, November 4, 2005

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This is the third and final article in our series showing HOW-TO build a bluetooth proximity detection system to automatically forward your Asterisk calls whenever you leave your home or office carrying your bluetooth cellphone or headset. Today we get everything working and actually take the system for a test run.

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part II

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part II

Friday, October 28, 2005

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This is the second in our series of articles showing HOW-TO build a bluetooth proximity detection system to automatically forward your Asterisk calls whenever you leave your home or office carrying your bluetooth cellphone or headset.

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part I

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part I

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

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Today we begin the first in a series of articles showing how to deploy a proximity detection system based on bluetooth and Asterisk to automatically redirect your phone calls whenever you leave your office or home.

Internet Telephony Shootout II: Finding the Best International VoIP Provider for Asterisk

Internet Telephony Shootout II: Finding the Best International VoIP Provider for Asterisk

Monday, October 17, 2005

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This is the second in our series on the best Internet telephony providers. Today we tackle unlimited international calling plans for Asterisk users, and we have a new champion.

Quick & Easy: Configuring Remote Phone Access to an Asterisk PBX

Quick & Easy: Configuring Remote Phone Access to an Asterisk PBX

Friday, October 14, 2005

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There are thousands of ways to get remote phones working with an Asterisk PBX. Most are painful. And none of the solutions work quite as well or can be configured quite as quickly as Digium’s IAXy. When you’re finished reading this article, you’ll have instant remote access to your Asterisk server from virtually anywhere you can get a network connection. All you need is a garden variety telephone and your trusty IAXy.