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FreePBX is a Web-based front-end to the Asterisk telephony platform.

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How to route outside incoming calls from Ring Group back to some outside number in FreePBX?

I have FreePBX 16.0.19 (FreePBX Distro 12.7.8-2204-1.sng7 — Derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.8, Asterisk 16.26.1. Though, I think the exact system version should be irrelevant. There is a Ring ...
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Can't call extensions using an external FreePBX Server and MicroSIP Softphone

Just setting up a FreeBPX Server and I can register the softphones and access voicemail however I cant call the extensions. The network setup is: FreePBX pbx.somewhere.com <---> Internet <----...
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Asterisk/FreePBX queues no longer working

Incoming calls go straight through to failover regardless what other settings are. I have deleted the queue and rebuilt it, nothing seams to fix it... Asterisk 16 Freepbx 15 Debian 10 There is a ...
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Need to replace the HDD on a single disk system

I need to replace the HDD on a single disk system used as a pbx (CentOS-6 based FreePBX). The existing partition structure is: ls -l /dev/sd* brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 0 Apr 17 2018 /dev/sda brw-rw-...
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FreePBX / Asterisk: use inbound routes to block spammers/hackers

My FreePBX / Asterisk configuration was recently forced into allowing both anonymous inbound calls and SIP guests. So of course we're now getting blasted with spam/hack attempts. They show up in the ...
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Forwarding separate Twilio menu options to separate FreePBX inbound routes

I have a phone number with Twilio that goes to a large Twiml application. Within the Twiml application, there are three certain menu options that forward the caller to a phone. Until now, the calls ...
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Issues importing new FreePBX instance to GCP with TranslateFailed messages

I configured a new install of FreePBX in VirtualBox and exported to an OVA file to be imported in GCP. I can upload and kick off the import without issue however it fails each time with the following ...
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Connecting an old landline phone to FreePBX/VoIP?

I'm looking to hookup a landline phone with an RJ11 connector to my FreePBX server so I can make and receive calls using that phone. If this is possible, what type of adapter would I need?
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FreePBX scalability with DigitalOcean

So please excuse my loose use of the PBX / VoIP terminology as I have just recently been introduced to these services. Essentially I was tasked with building a solution with FreePBX (without GUI and ...
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Cannot add new System Recording: Unable to connect to remote asterisk

I having an issue when adding a new system recording .wav file (Admin > System Recordings). When I click on the Submit button. I got this dialog: There was an error, See the console for more details ...
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How to debug strange HTTP/PHP server behavior (garbled text in some files)

This is a weird one. I'm administering a FreePBX server using their standard CentOS 7 based distribution running in a virtual machine. Every so often (usually a few months in between occurrences), ...
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pear install Console_getopt on centos 7

I am trying to run the command below on CentOS 7 (hosted on OVH) server as a step to install freepbx. Please check the error and suggest any fix if possible. ]# pear install Console_getopt No ...
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Asterisk PJSIP Jitter Buffer

I'm currently using FreePBX which has GUI settings to set Jitter Buffer for SIP, but not PJSIP. We have around 90 remote extensions using PJSIP and i would like to enable the Jitter Buffer for all as ...
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Asterisk - Outgoing Caller Name on Client

When placing outgoing external call using SIP client Bria. The phone displays our caller ID as the name of our calling party. Looking over the log, it shows that it came from this line -- Executing [...
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How to mount Windows 2008 shared folder on SHMZ 6.6 (CentOS) client?

We have a Windows Server 2008 with a shared folder. It is needed to mount this shared folder in SHMZ 6.6 Linux (FreePBX, CentOS). I tried the "Even-better method" from https://wiki.centos.org/...
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FreePBX - How to re-write forwarded "follow-me" caller ID?

Sam calls Julie's direct dial line and because she's not at her desk (and because of a follow me rule) the call is forwarded to her mobile. FreePBX forwards the call through the correct outbound ...
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Asterisk / FreePBX: Calls to internal extensions require users to press Dial

Using FreePBX 14 and the Cisco SPA504g phone, when my users dial outbound US number (e.g., 15555551212) the calls automatically dial. However, when the dial 555 for an internal extension, they have to ...
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CentOS 7 Asterisk + FreePBX Install:

I attempted to run a ./install -n on my FreePBX install and got: ===== Checking if Asterisk is running and we can talk to it as the 'asterisk' user...Error! Could not determine Asterisk version (got: ...
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Asterisk / FreePBX: How to differentiate incoming calls?

I have an FreePBX/asterisk server setup with two incoming trunk lines with different DIDs, e.g., 555-1111 and 555-2222. However, the lines represent two different entities operated from the same ...
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MixMonitor applied to every extention in a context

I'm trying to setup call recording in Asterisk applied to a whole context. extensions.conf looks like this: [office] exten => _068.,1,Dial(SIP/sip_trunk_1/${EXTEN}) exten => _073.,1,Dial(...
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Choose outgoing trunk in custom context FreePBX

I need to be able to choose some trunk based on result of some SQL query, while making outbound call, i spent many time google some answers, but i cant find any. I know i can use outbound routes in ...
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Asterisk times out and terminates connection after 6400ms due to 'no response'

I have a SIP trunk set up with Twilio for outbound calls. Twilio-FreePBX and then my test device is the simple X-Lite from CounterPath. I can make an outgoing call from X-Lite. My cell phone rings ...
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FReePBX Asterisk Paging announcement dropped after 29 Seconds

I have set up a FreePBX Asterisk Server and I configured paging announcement to a set of extension. When I dial the paging extension the annuncement is played but it stopped after 29 seconds, although ...
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How to connect an existing phone-line to asterisk server

At office I am considering setting up an asterisk server to that we can route calls that come into the office internally so that they reach the correct person and to implement a menu system as well. ...
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Trouble moving freepbx and a2billing

I'm having trouble moving from FreePBX 2.9.0.15 and A2Billing 1.7.1 to FreePBX 2.11.0.43 and A2Billing 2.2.0 I've transfer the A2Billing data via the backup and restore feature without any problem. ...
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Getting PJSIP with TLS to work with Twilio SIP Trunking on FreePBX

I'm wondering if someone can help me debug this problem I'm having. I'm trying to get secure trunking setup between my FreePBX server and Twilio using the PJSIP stack. Unencrypted trunking works fine ...
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Using freePBX as a sip client

I'm trying to find a way of setting up freePBX to somehow use an external sip account (username, password and domain) and not a trunk to make inbound and outbound calls. I was wondering if anyone knew ...
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Asterisk channel variable set before dialplan executes?

The backstory is that I am trying to debug an issue I am having with FreePBX currently. The channel variable REC_STATUS is set to RECORDING when it shouldn't be. After quite a bit of troubleshooting ...
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Is someone is trying to access our IP-PBX

We run asterisk on a freePBX distro. The system is only up for one day. When I logged in to asterisk from the terminal the system was generating a lot of unexpected messages just like the following. ...
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freepbx over openvpn network

I am using OpenVPN to access my internal network. I have FreePBX for my SIP phones. I have a soft phone on my cell phone when I am on my WiFi the soft phone works great. When I leave WiFi and go to ...
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Delay in outbound & inbound calls for ip phones

I have an issue with outgoing calls and inbound calls on elastix 2.6 some time i can make calls from ipphoe but its take more than 10 to 25 seconds Or cannot make calls Incoming Some time phone ...
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Asterisk/FreePBX: how to reject all incoming calls after few seconds?

I have 3 dumb GSM relays that control the gates. If a person whose number is in device's address book calls, gate opens. Call gets rejected (in my country calls that didn't connect or lasted less than ...
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Whitelist phones for DISA in asterisk

What would be the best practice to allow only a whitelisted list of numbers to access a DISA system in asterisk? I have a public number that lot of people use but if a certain number calls, it allow ...
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Change FreePBX Queue settings programatically?

Is there is anyway to change the settings(such as 'timeout') of a queue added by FreePBX?. I found No such options in Asterisk Manager (AMI) and CLI.
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Asterisk internal call not routing correctly. Unable to retrieve PJSIP transport 'udp,tcp,ws,wss' for endpoint 'anonymous'

I am trying to figure out why my FXO adapter has suddenly stopped working, it has been a while since it was first configured, I had only changed an internal call timeout setting on the FXO adapter and ...
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FreePBX on AWS EC2

I know I can install asterisk, freepbx on ec2 instance from the repository but for some reasons I was hoping to install the freepbx distro from an iso from my local machine to ec2 instance. Can anyone ...
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asterisk Function MAILBOX_EXISTS not registered

I am at a complete loss. I have searched for a while now and I cannot get a mailbox to work. CentOs 6.7 asterisk 1.8.32 freePBX I did this installation through the wiki.freepbx http://wiki.freepbx....
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High availability Asterisk options?

We currently run FreePBX on a single node. I'd like to have a cluster of asterisk instances for sharing the load, but mainly for failover. I'm curious how other people have solved this problem. ...
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How to configure a custom context/dial plan for incomming calls in Elastix/FreePBX?

I would like to know how set a custom context from the extensions.conf file, to deal with the incoming calls in Elastix/FreePBX? I have developed a custom dial plan called [my-custom-incoming1] and ...
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How to configure Hylafax to send faxes to folders?

At my current job, we have an established phone/fax system that uses Elastix on top of FreePBX and Hylafax. The guy who set it up did so by himself (a former employee we still have on contract as ...
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10,000 entries in iptables on CentOS 4GB Ran, dual core 2.3ghz?

I am running a linux box with FreePBX/Astrisk installed. I have blocked China and Hong Kong using lists from ip2location. com/blockvisitorsbycountry.aspx website. My fail2ban was going off like ...
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How to know what number was dialled on incoming call

The scenario In the UK. I have one (BT openreach) phone line coming into a Cisco SPA232D. That phone line is ringable on a number, let's say 01235AAAAAA. I have a virtual number, 01235BBBBBB, which ...
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How to match numbers based on end of number?

I am setting up an Asterisk VoIP server (using FreePBX) and I need to identify all numbers that end with a particular pattern. This is required for routing purposes, that is, to find out whether they ...
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FreePBX UK Dial Patterns Route Through Specific Trunk

I've read a ton of links and tutorials and for some reason cannot get my dial patterns to work correctly. I've got Freepbx installed and working properly - no issue there. I want to create a dial ...
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Asterisk flooded by incoming SIP connection from unknown peer

Hello i just installed an new asterisk configuration with freepbx and signed for a SIP account. I setup the SIP trunk with my provider data, launched the console with the asterisk -vvvr command to ...
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Can't dial through SIP trunk: FreePBX/Asterisk

I set up a SIP TRUNK in FreePBX/Asterisk that works perfectly for incoming calls. Here' s the relevant configuration: type=friend host=201.217.31.10 callerid=mynumber username=595XXYYZZZZZZ@prepago....
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sip register success on one host but fail on another host in same local network

I acquired antisip account and setup asterisk (lets say PBX-A) to register. It worked fine. However, I attempted to do so with another asterisk (PBX-B). No luck this time. PBX-A and PBX-B are on the ...
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centos 6.5 ssh rsa key fails

Alright I have read many many articles and followed a few different tutorials and I can not get my RSA key to work on my centos servers. The servers are running centos 6.5 with FreePBX on them and I ...
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Cisco IP Phone TFTP Error/Timeout

I'm trying to get Cisco 7942G IP phone working on FreeBPX setup. It has issues with getting things over tftp. I tried hard reset thing and I'm getting this in tftpd log: [root@localhost ~]# tail -f /...
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Allow specific SIP connection FreePBX

Hey I am using FreePBX with firmware: 5.211.65-14 and service pack 1.0.0.0 On this asterisk server I have everything up and running, but inbound phone calls might be rejected: WARNING[56522][C-...
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