FreePBX Symlink From Modules Failed

Overview I recently upgraded FreePBX from 2.7.1 to 2.8 and from 2.8 to 2.9 the upgrade went OK except for a minor problem where the symbolic link is broken. Whilst this did not cause any problems in terms of the … Continue reading



FreePBX Blank Voicemail Login Page

After upgrading from 2.8.x to 2.9 was less straight forward than a minor upgrade but still easier to do compared to a fresh install. A problem I had encountered was navigating to the voicemail login page was blank. The page … Continue reading



Siemens Gigaset 685IP Mini Review

Overview The two cordless phones that we have were fine till we moved into a house. The two phones suddenly became too far from room to room. It was time again to look for a phone which was scalable and … Continue reading



Asterisk / FreePBX full Log file

Asterisk logs everything to a file in /var/log/asterisk/full so I thought I’d truncate it… It was a big mistake. After doing so I had lost all the call logging information which can be found in the admin panel. Seems like … Continue reading



FreePBX – Common Voicemail Box

Overview I have several extensions on my Asterisk / FreePBX box but currently only one landline. Ring groups solved the problem of one incoming call ringing multiple handsets but there was only one official solution to sharing voicemail. Voicemail Blasting … Continue reading



Adding Outgoing Skype For SIP To FreePBX

Overview Skype has allowed other PBX software to connect to Skype using the standard protocol SIP. This is a good start to opening up Skype’s network to what is used around the world however it still lacks some features which … Continue reading



Remote Extension In FreePBX

Overview Phones / extensions can register with a PBX on a local network because they can see each other it becomes limited if you have follow me or would like to use the phone outside of your network. Asterisk / … Continue reading



Linksys SPA3102 And FreePBX On Ubuntu 10.04

Overview I wanted to setup a Private Branch eXchange(PBX) system using Asterisk server at home. As I already had a traditional land line (PSTN or POTS line) I needed something to bridge the computer to the land line. My idea … Continue reading