Protect your Asterisk PBX server from Black listed IP address

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

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.

Requirements

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

Troubleshooting Steps

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 configure Elastix Virtual FAX

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

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

videosupport=no
type=friend
username=”your nymgo user name”
secret=”your nymgo password”
nat=auto
insecure=very
qualify=yes
dtmfmode=RFC2833
disallow=all
allow=ulaw
host=87.236.147.56
fromuser=”your nymgo user name”
fromdomain=ata.nymgo.com
disallowed_methods=UPDATE
directmedia=no
defaultuser=”your nymgo user name”
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