How to reset FreePBX Admin password
If you forget your administrator login password for FreePBX, there is a simple way to log in and reset password. You require your current root password for this process .
- Log into your FreePBX server via SSH as the root .
- Next, bring up your FreePBX web interface in a web browser. Once the page has loaded, press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to highlight everything on the page.
- Locate the unique session ID as I got 2uh2ltqvbipra038qu2627ca93 , highlighted on above picture
- on your SSH connection type below command with your session id as example
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Protect your Asterisk PBX server from Black listed IP address
VoIPBL is a distributed VoIP blacklist that is aimed to protects against VoIP Fraud and minimizing abuse for network that have publicly accessible PBX’s.
For more details http://www.voipbl.org/
For Asterisk PBX you need to install Fail2ban. This is the only required dependency needed to run VoIP Blacklist on your server.
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How to troubleshoot CallerID issues on a FXO
The Digium® X100M FXO module and X400M FXO module are daughter cards that allow Digium® analog cards to terminate analog telephone lines (POTS).
This document is intended to be a brief description of toublehsooting steps that Digium’s customers can take to resolve Caller ID issues on their Asterisk Server.
At least one analog line.
A regular analog phone with Caller ID display feature
Fully configured Asterisk server with the latest version of DAHDI and Asterisk
A Caller ID issue could be caused by several factors. This section explores the possibility that the issue could be located at the telco or by noise on the lines.
Connect an analog phone to the demarcation point. In telephony, the demarcation point is the point at which the telephone company network ends and connects with the wiring at the customer premises.
Place a call — using another line or mobile phone — from the PSTN to the analog phone connected at the demarcation point and check if the phone displays Caller ID. If the Caller ID information is not being shown by the phone, please contact your telco and ask them how to enable this feature.
Otherwise, please disconnect the phone and plug it to the line that is directly connected or closest to your Asterisk server and repeat the test call.
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How to use another sip port on Elastix or Asterisk
I was trying to configure Elastix PBX SIP client but the SIP port UDP 5060 was blocked from the ISP .
I don’t wanted to change server SIP port 5060 . I google the internet and get the trick and tested and
its worked for me .
Hope it will work for others also
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How to configure Elastix Virtual FAX
Elastix is having inbuilt FAX services as HylaFAX . which provide a facility to send and receive fax through web or fax client software or email .
To configure Fax in Elastix you have to configure Virtual Fax , IAX extension, Email services ,Fax Client List.
1- Login in to the Elastix Server Click on Fax > New Virtual Fax
2- Fill all the information
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nymgo sip trunk with Elastix or Asterisk
After a long trial and testing I manage to use sip trunk with nymgo on my Elastix PBX at my home.
Create a sip trunk with below information
username=”your nymgo user name”
secret=”your nymgo password”
fromuser=”your nymgo user name”
defaultuser=”your nymgo user name”
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How end user can manage phone features in Elastix
End users can manage there Extension features from the browser FreePBX user Portal.
he can login through the browser and manage features .
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How to check recordings of Extension in Elastix
1- Open Browser and go to URL as below and change edit with your PBX IP address
2- Login with your extension number and your voice mail password
here you will find all recorded calls.
How to access voice mail from browser Elastix
https://Elastix IP address/recordings/index.php?login=extension_number
Login with your Extension number and voicemail password.
From Phone :- *98
Voice mail files stores on the servers /var/spool/asterisk/voicemail/
How to access FreePBX in Elastix
To access FreePBX in Elastix you have to enable Direct access from Security >Advance Setting
Enable direct access (Non-embedded)to FreePBX
Now open the Browser
access URL https://your pbx ip address/admin