FreePBX Asterisk 13 VoIP Server Administration Step by Step
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FreePBX Asterisk 13 VoIP Server Administration Step by Step

Learn FreePBX 14 VoIP Server Configurations & Deployment with Course Project Practical Examples & Use Cases.
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Created by NEF System
Last updated 8/2017
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
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  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build the complete VoIP PBX system using open source platform.
  • Explore exciting career in Telecom Industry.
  • Feel more confident in managing FreePBX Telephony Server.
  • Offers Open Source IP Telephony services & solutions to your customers.
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Requirements
  • Basic Computer Networking Knowledge.
  • Basic Telephony Knowledge but not mandatory as Course covers all basic knowledge.
Description
  • Do you need a cost effective phone system for business?
  • Are you tired of paying licensing cost to the proprietary phone system ?
  • Do you want to expand your business and require phone system but legacy system don't allow you ?
  • You are interested to learn asterisk but like to avoid command line and linux shell at the start ?

FreePBX is the world most popular and widely adopted open source IP telephony software. The core VoIP communication is based on Asterisk 13 - The most powerful IP telephony platform. This course is designed for the newbies, small & medium business that like to use the IP telephony - PBX or even the solution providers that like to gear up for telephony services to the end users.

The course starts with initial telephony concepts and terms used in phone service industry. No prior technical knowledge about telecommunication required to take this course.

The course has project depicting the real world scenario. This helps the students to have activity based learning and can apply learned knowledge to the real world. The course clearly explained the phone system features with lab practice for configurations.

Proprietary systems invites a license fee for most Business-critical features and UC Features like mobility and third party integration. To avoid the expensive add-ons go the open source way.

Use a single system to manage multiple tools and platforms, thereby having “greater employee productivity, reduced costs and a means to improve customer engagement.

The course covers the latest release of FreePBX 14. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This FreePBX IP telephony course is meant for newbies that needs a phone system in theirs offices or homes. No phone system knowledge or experience is required. The telecom or computer networking professionals that needs to gain knowledge on VoIP and phone system.
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Curriculum For This Course
60 Lectures
02:23:07
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Introduction & Telephony Fundamentals - Module 1
5 Lectures 17:33

This is the course Introduction Lecture. 

Preview 03:25

In this lecture, You will learn about the components of FreePBX. 

Preview 02:42

In this video, I will train you on VoIP & Traditional telephony. All the related protocols and concepts.

Preview 03:36

We will learn about traditional telephony trunk interfaces i.e FXO & FXS and will show you the required hardware to connect the telephone lines into the FreePBX server.

Preview 05:12

In this lecutre, You will learn basic details and information about digital PSTN - T1/E1 circuits and the hardware use to connect the T1/E1 into the FreePBX. 

Digital PSTN: T1/E1 Circuits PRI - BRI.
02:38

Telephony Fundamentals
10 questions
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Course Project - Module 2
2 Lectures 04:55
Phone System Requirement Analysis.
00:33

In this lecture, You will learn about the FreePBX server dimension like what level of server specifications are required for the server to install and use FreePBX. 

FreePBX Server Specifications - Hardware.
04:22
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FreePBX Installation & Initial Setup - Module 3
9 Lectures 14:38

In this Lecture, You will learn to download the latest version of FreePBX 14 from its official website. 

Download FreePBX 14.
00:56

In this lecture, You will learn to install the FreePBX 14 from its distro ISO Image on Virtual box machine. 

FreePBX 14 Installation from Distro ISO.
03:43

In this lecture, I will show you to perform the initial setup on FreePBX 14 and activate the FreePBX server to be able to use the official Sangoma Support and Commercial modules installation. 

Post Installation - Login to FPBX GUI & Registering Your FPBX
02:55

In this lecture, I will show you to perform the general Asterisk SIP setting in FreePBX 14. 

Configuring Asterisk SIP Setting in FPBX 14.
01:35

You will learn to set up the, DNS, Static IP address Network Interface and Hostname in FreePBX 14. 

Setting Static IP & Configure DNS in FPBX 14.
01:37

In this lecture, You will learn to setup the email alert & notification in FreePBX 14 that will be triggered in case if any crash or intrusion detection happen.  

Setting up Email for FPBX Alerts & Notifications.
01:00

In this lecture, You will learn to setup the time zone setting in FreePBX 14. This is mandatory for CDR - Call Detail Report to show you accurate report. 

Setting the Time Zone.
00:57

In this lecture, you will learn to setup an email alert to monitor your FreePBX 14 storage. In situation where your hard drive disk is full or have abnormal disk functioning. The FreePBX 14 will trigger an email alert to you. 

Setting a Hard Drive Failure / Fill-Up Notification E-Mail Address
00:46

In this lecture, We will have quick review of Module 3 topics. 

Module Review & Conclusion.
01:09
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Setting up FreePBX Phone System - Module 4
12 Lectures 23:03

Listing the extensions that we will create in our FreePBX. 

SIP Extensions List for the Phone System.
00:07

You will learn to create PJSIP extensions in this video lecture. 

Creating PJSIP Extensions in FreePBX 14.
03:15

After the extensions are successfully created. Next these extension needs to be assigned to the end point devices that include desk phones and soft phone. We will use Digium and Yealink for desk phones. Zoiper and Xlite for the soft phone. These configurations remain same for any SIP device available in market.

Download Soft Phone SIP Client - Zoiper & Xlite.
01:05

In this lecture, You will learn to configure & assign the PJSIP extension to the soft phone SIP client i.e Zoiper & Xlite and will make your first test call. 

Configuring Soft Phone SIP Clients - Zoiper & Xlite.
02:28

IP Desk Phone Overview. 

Desk Hard Phones Overview.
02:57

In this lecture, You will learn to configure the Yealink T19P Phone. This procedure applies to the most of the IP Phones available as of today. 

Configuring Desk Phone Yealink T19P.
01:40

In this lecture, You will learn to configure Digium D70 IP Phone using web GUI. This method is generic and applies on most of the IP Phones these days. 

Configuring Digium D70 Desk Phone.
01:34

In this lecture, I will demonstrate you the internal calls between the extensions that we created like call from Zoiper softphone to the Yealink Desk Phone and vice versa. 

Testing Internal Calls Between SIP Extensions.
01:30

In this lecture, You will learn the configurations related to PSTN (Public Switch Telephone Network) using DAHDI Channel driver in FreePBX for both analog & digtial. 

Configuring DAHDI - PSTN Channel
04:45

in this lecture, You will learn to create the analog FXS extension. The FXS extension use the DAHDI channel driver. 

Adding Analog FXS Extension.
01:59

In this lecture, We will perform the FXS extension testing. We will call from Zoiper soft phone to our FXS analog extension. 

Testing Internal Calls Between Analog FXS & SIP Extensions.
01:10

Quick Recap of Module 4. 

Module Review & Conclusion.
00:33
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Connecting FreePBX to the Outside World - Module 5
12 Lectures 37:21

Once your phones are working internally. Its time to go for outside connectivity. In this lecture, I will show you the trunk outside connectivity with FreePBX. 

Available Trunk Types in FreePBX.
02:42

In this lecture, You will learn about Dial Pattern. Dial Pattern allow us to control Outbound/Inbound routes. 

Dial Patterns
05:25

In this lecture, You will learn to setup the DAHDI PSTN FXO trunk set up. 

Analog POTS - FXO Trunk - DAHDI
02:18

In this lecture, We will setup the outbound route for FXO trunk. 

Outbound Routes - FXO Trunk
02:30

In this lecture, You will learn to setup the inbound route for FXO trunk. 

Inbound Routes - FXO Trunk
01:31

In this lecture, You learn to configure and setup the T1/E1 Digital PSTN hardware in FreePBX. 

T1/E1 Digital ISDN PRI Trunk.
05:18

In this lecture, You will learn about SIP as protocol and trunking details between two FreePBX in different locations. 

SIP Trunk
06:31

In this lecture, You will learn to setup the outbound route for the SIP trunk created between two FreePBX servers that are located on two different sites. 

SIP Trunk - Outbound Route.
02:01

In this lecture, You will learn to setup the inbound route for the SIP trunk created between two FreePBX servers that are located on two different sites. 

SIP Trunk - Inbound Route.
01:34

In this lecture, You will test the sip trunking between two FreePBX servers by dialing internal DIDs. 

Testing SIP Trunk Dialing Between Locations.
01:25

In this lecture, You will learn to restrict the user's extensions from dialing local or long distance calls. 

Restricting Dialing Access - Local & Long Distance.
05:19

Quick Recap of Module 5. 

Module 5 Review & Conclusion.
00:47
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Adding Features to FreePBX - Module 6
9 Lectures 21:59

in this lecture, You will learn to add Voicemail feature to you extension and setup your voicemail box. 

Enable Voicemail & Voicemail to Email.
04:38

In this lecture, You will learn to configure the Find Me/Follow Me feature of FreePBX. 

Follow Me Extension Settings.
01:21

You will learn to configure the working & non-working hours of your business in FreePBX. 

Opening & Closing Business Hours - Time Conditions.
03:04

You will learn to upload the correct audio format of voice prompts into the FreePBX. 

System Recording & Uploading Audio Prompts
02:21

In this lecture, You will learn to create the announcement in FreePBX. 

Creating Audio Announcement.
02:03

Creating Extensions Ring Groups. 

Ring Group
01:21

Creating IVR - Interactive Voice Response - in FreePBX. 

Creating IVR - Interactive Voice Response in FreePBX.
04:07

In this lecture, We will test our complete Inbound Call Flow  like Time Conditions, Non-Working Hours Announcement and Ring Group by using the IVR.  

Putting it all together.
02:10

Quick Recap of Module 6. 

Module 6 Review & Conclusion.
00:54
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FreePBX Operation & Maintenance Module 7
11 Lectures 23:46

FreePBX Features Codes & Extensions Printing List. 

FreePBX Features Codes.
01:39

Users Management in FreePBX. 

FreePBX Users & Groups Management
04:36

UCP - Users Control Panel. 

User Control Panel - UCP
03:24

In this lecture, You will learn to enable the call recording features in FreePBX in various ways. 

Activating Call Recording.
02:20

CDR - Call Details Report is the FreePBX reporting statistics that help you to analyze the PBX usage and simple billing usage. 

CDR - Call Detail Report & Call Recording.
02:33

CEL - Call Events Logging - The advance form of CDR where call records are traced based on call events. Its used for complex billing. 

CEL Report - Channel Event Logging -
02:28

In this lecture, You will be able to perform the Backup and Restore features in FreePBX. 

FreePBX Backup & Restore.
02:06

in this lecture, You will be able to perform the updates on FreePBX. 

FreePBX Updates
01:52

In case you have good experience on Asterisk CLI - then FreePBX offers you to have a Asterisk info report that help you to analyze your Asterisk server using CLI commands. 

Asterisk Info
01:29

This is the final and course conclusion lecture by the Instructor. 

Final Lecture - Course Conclusion.
01:00

FreePBX official Wiki. 

Useful Links & Resources.
00:19
About the Instructor
NEF System
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NEF system is the leading e-learning provider for VoIP related training and services. It offers wide array of training and services related to VoIP telephony, contact center and CRM. It has expert and certified team to conduct training both onsite and video based. The training portfolio includes Linux, Networking and Open Source IP Telephony and Call Center Solution.