Networking

Welcome to IP Country: A New Layer of Asterisk Security

Welcome to IP Country: A New Layer of Asterisk Security

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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Today we take Asterisk security to a new plateau with the introduction of IP Country. Now you can restrict access to your Asterisk server by countries based upon IP addresses. With minimal changes, this should work will all of the FreePBX-based Asterisk aggregations.

Tweaking Asterisk for Free Google Voice Calling

Tweaking Asterisk for Free Google Voice Calling

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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With fingers crossed, here’s hoping that the Fifth Time’s a Charm. Introducing the latest and greatest tutorial for transparently integrating Google Voice into Asterisk for free calling throughout the United States.

Introducing ISN: Free SIP Dialing From Any Asterisk Phone

Introducing ISN: Free SIP Dialing From Any Asterisk Phone

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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Today we’ll walk you through setting up ISN on your Asterisk server for free SIP calling from the convenience of your nearest Asterisk telephone. In less than 10 minutes, you can test it out by dialing **1234*1061 to sample a dozen Nerd Vittles text-to-speech applications.

VoIP Over VPN: Securely Interconnecting Asterisk Servers

VoIP Over VPN: Securely Interconnecting Asterisk Servers

Monday, June 1, 2009

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Today’s tutorial walks you through interconnecting Asterisk servers for secure communications using Hamachi virtual private networks and the Proxmox Virtual Environment. The setup process takes less than 15 minutes per server.

Whole House iPod + $5/mo. Gets You Every Song on the Planet

Whole House iPod + $5/mo. Gets You Every Song on the Planet

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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Napster just announced an incredible $5 a month bundle that you won’t want to pass up. Couple it with the Sonos music system and you’ve got a near perfect sound system that’ll meet your every need.

Free At Last: The Emancipation of the Apple TV

Free At Last: The Emancipation of the Apple TV

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

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Today we’ll walk you through the process of transforming any Apple TV into a feature-rich, open source media center platform with complete web, SSH, and SAMBA networking support. It’s simple enough that both you or your favorite Fifth Grader can do it in under 15 minutes! Can Asterisk be far behind?

Remotely Managing Your Asterisk Server with WebDAV

Remotely Managing Your Asterisk Server with WebDAV

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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Today we’ll walk you through setting up your own personal Cloud Computing environment and transforming your Asterisk server into a full-fledged WebDAV host. The entire setup on a PBX in a Flash server takes less than 5 minutes…

Another Dell with Asterisk, Dude: Introducing the Orgasmatron III for Dell’s New PowerEdge T100

Another Dell with Asterisk, Dude: Introducing the Orgasmatron III for Dell’s New PowerEdge T100

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

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Want a turnkey Asterisk system with a fax machine and every other telephony and text-to-speech bell and whistle on the planet in 15 minutes flat? Well, today’s your lucky day if you happen to own a new Dell PowerEdge T100! The Orgasmatron III provides a preconfigured state-of-the-art Asterisk VoIP server with 15 extensions, support for legacy cards, FreePBX, a fax server, a VPN server, automated full system ISO backups to USB flash drives, and almost every text-to-speech utility for Asterisk on the planet…