A Step-by-Step Guide to Port Forwarding on MikroTik Router for Vicidial Remote Agents
In today’s remote work landscape, maintaining a seamless connection between your Vicidial call center software and remote agents is crucial. One way to achieve this is by correctly configuring port forwarding on your MikroTik router. This guide will walk you through the process, ensuring your remote agents can access Vicidial without any hiccups.
Why Port Forwarding Matters
Port forwarding is essential for enabling external access to specific devices or services within your local network. In the context of Vicidial, it allows remote agents to connect to the call center software securely. Without proper port forwarding, remote access can be challenging or impossible.
Before diving into the configuration, make sure you have the following:
- A MikroTik router.
- Access to the router’s web interface or Winbox.
- Vicidial already set up and running within your local network.
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How to connect your Cloud Vicidial with your office Issabel PBX.
Vicidial is a powerful open-source call center software that is widely used by businesses to manage their call center operations. Issabel, on the other hand, is a popular open-source PBX (Private Branch Exchange) system that allows businesses to manage their phone systems. Connecting your Cloud Vicidial with your office Issabel PBX can provide your business with a seamless communication solution that can help improve your call center operations. In this blog post, we will guide you on how to connect your Cloud Vicidial with your office Issabel PBX.
Connecting your Cloud Vicidial with your office Issabel PBX can provide your business with a seamless communication solution that can help improve your call center operations. By following these simple steps, you can easily set up the connection between your Cloud Vicidial and your office Issabel PBX. This can help your business to streamline its communication processes and enhance customer service.
If you are planning to run campaign from cloud Vicidial and your PRI or SIP Trunk is connected to your local Issabel PBX . and which is not having a public IP and its behind the NAT and your internet connection is giving you a dynamic IP.
So you can not make IP to IP SIP trunk .
So we can make a SIP trunk in Issabel which will register with Cloud Vicidial .We are doing this because of Cloud Vicidial is having Static Public IP and it will not change.So it will be easy to make SIP trunk. We are using registration with authentication.
Asterisk SIP Troubleshooting command line .VOIP communication common protocol is SIP .
SIP Troubleshooting is very important in VOIP. Below are some basic command used in SIP Troubleshooting.
sngrip Capture and Analyse SIP Packets on the Command Line
yum install sngrep
apt-get install sngrep
For more details visit :- https://falkus.co/2018/07/sngrep-capture-and-analyse-sip-packets/
How to configure Vicidial Campaign Prefix Setting . When you have configured the Carrier and SIP Trunk and you want to use that trunk in any campaign.
Then you have to configure the Prefix under the Campaign setting.
For Example I have configured the SIP trunk with Following setting .
The ransomware compromised ESXi servers and creates .args files
New ESXiArgs ransomware attacked on ESXi Servers.
The systems currently targeted would be ESXi hypervisors in version 6.x and prior to 6.7. The compromised ESXi servers ransomware encrypts .vmxf, .vmx, .vmdk, .vmsd, and .nvram files and creates with the extensions .args on compromised ESXi servers.
Victims have also get ransom notes named “ransom.html” and “How to Restore Your Files.html” on locked systems.
How to connect jio SIP Trunk to Analog PBX .
These days there are issues comming with copper lines from which is comming from Telephone exchanges and people want to connect there Analog PBX with Jio SIP trunk or any other SIP trunk provider .but the issue is there are no converter are comming which convert from SIP trunk to Analog lines which can be used in old Analog PBX.
For those people there are simple solution they can use as using FXS gateway which can give you analog lines to use in your old PBX.
So you can use senario as below
SIP Trunk —————–>Virtual IP PBX —————–>FXS Gateway ————-> Analog old PBX
How to connect SIP Trunk to old PBX with E1 Port or PRI Port.
Thease days Telecom compinies are offering SIP Trunk to the consumers .Now users are having issues with there old model PBX which is having only E1 port and does not support SIP trunk . or if SIP trunk is supported then licenses price is very high. As I know Jio is providing SIP Trunk with SIP Trunk to E1 converter as Sangoma VEGA 100G for the customers who is getting more then 20 channels .
There are many more brands available in the market as Grandstream, Dinstar easly available in India.
Now the problem with customers who are getting less the 20 channels they are not getting the converter as free. They have to buy SIP to E1 Converter . which is avalible in many brands.
Then CASQ-L301 SIP PRI Gateway is the good option to use any Indian Telecom company SIP trunk to your old PBX which is having E1 port.
This device gateway will convert the SIP Trunk to E1 or PRI and E1 to SIP . you can use both ways.
This is having the following features .
- Support OPEN VPN
- Support Port Group Management
- Simple and convenient configuration wia WEB GUI
- Support all SIP Trunk (Airtel, JIO, TATA, BSNL, Spectranet etc)
- Support multiple SIP registration, Anonymous Endpoint registers with this gateway.
- Codecs support G711A, G711U, G729A, G723, G722, GSM.
- Available in 1 port E1/T1/PRI .
There are many more features. for any query whatsApp +918318841546
How to schedule a command on linux
You can edit the crontab file to execute the command on scheduled time.
Below are the examples of crontab .
Linux Crontab Format
MIN HOUR DOM MON DOW CMD
Table: Crontab Fields and Allowed Ranges (Linux Crontab Syntax)
Field Description Allowed Value
MIN Minute field 0 to 59
HOUR Hour field 0 to 23
DOM Day of Month 1-31
MON Month field 1-12
DOW Day Of Week 0-6
CMD Command Any command to be executed.