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I'm using a virtual machine in Windows 7 and I have installed Linux on it and Asterisk software.

I want to configure the sip file to create sip user but when I type ./sip.conf in Linux it replies :permission denied.

Please can you tell me how can I can configure the sip file using Linux in Asterisk sip.conf and extensions.conf

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Well, there's a whole bunch of things wrong with what you're trying to do.

  1. You can't edit a file with ./ That's linux slang for "execute this thing in my current path". .conf files aren't traditionally executable.
  2. To edit a file, use some text editor like gedit, emacs, vi(m) or nano.
  3. Try reading the manual pages online for asterisk, or try man sip.conf in your terminal.
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Yep .conf files on Linux are 99% simple text files that you edit with any Linux text editor, or copy them to windows machine, edit there and copy back. – Gnudiff May 10 '12 at 11:36
@Gnudiff only problem can be with line endings, there. – Tom O'Connor May 10 '12 at 12:10

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