Tag Archives: PBX

cloud based mobile pbx

OnRelay have a cloud based mobile pbx that is designed for cellular networks. Its core component is OnRelay’s leading and patented MBX mobility server. MCX also embeds a complete open source software IP PBX (sipXecs). MCX works globally utilising existing GSM / 3G voice and data connectivity.

VOIPPIX discovers ELASTIX and VOIP over USB !

We have just discovered a VOIP distro that you can rent for £15/m from kimsufi & ovh called Elastix® !

ohloh stats suggest that the Elastix interface is mainly written in PHP and Elastix® even sell a VOIP over USB Elastibank™ Channel Bank allow you to connect to any Elastix® Appliance model via USB 2.0 eliminating the need for an intermediating PCI (the solution used by other channel banks).

Elastix® technology partners include aastra, atcom, openvox, redfone, sangoma and yealink !

There are even some Elastix videos on YouTube !

AsteriskNow & TrixBox on VMware fusion

Howto install AsteriskNow & TrixBox as MAC OS/X VMware fusion virtual machines / software appliances

First DO NOT choose RedHat at your guest OS or your VOIP PBX VM wont recognise the VMware SCSI disk ! You must choose RHEL5 as your guest OS so that scsi0.virtualDev = “lsilogic” is added to your guest VMX file. There’s the danger of Wizards for you !

Both AsteriskNow and Trixbox are based on CentOS 5 with linux kernel 2.6.18.

AsteriskNow has a GUI installer so you can replace the default LVM partitions with standard linux partitions if you wish.

TrixBox has a TEXT installer.

trixbox CE 2.2

trixbox CE is an open telephony platform that combines the best of the open source telephony tools into one easy-to-install package. Based on an enhanced LAAMP (an open source bundle of Linux®, Apache™, Asterisk®, mySQL®, and PHP), the trixbox® dashboard provides easy to use, Web-based interfaces to setup, manage, maintain, and support a complete IP-PBX system.

trixbox CE can be downloaded from http://www.trixbox.org/downloads and is based off of:

  • CentOS 5.1 kernel
  • Asterisk 1.4
  • FreePBX 2.3
  • Web MeetMe 3