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Advanced Asterisk  |    A 2 day   hands on   training course

Advanced Asterisk training course description

This 2 day hands-on Asterisk training course covers advanced Asterisk configuration including fault tolerant clusters, upgrading and patching Asterisk servers, firewall and NAT transversal, using databases to store Asterisk data. Practical sessions follow each major section to reinforce the theory.

What will you learn
  • Configure advanced Asterisk features.
  • Utilise databases from Asterisk
  • Integrate Asterisk with SIP servers.
  • Build High Availability Asterisk clusters.
  • Maintain and secure Asterisk servers.
Advanced Asterisk training course details

Advanced Asterisk training course contents

  • Best Practice
  • Review of basics, Channel best practice, dial plan best practise.

  • Call Centre Features
  • GUI, Asterisk Manager Interface, billing, CDR, advanced IVR, ACD, Vici Dial.
    Hands on Install Vici-Dial

  • Asterisk and Databases
  • MySQL, LDAP, ODBC, dial plan from a Database, storing CDR in a Database,
    Hands on Dial plan in MySQL, CDR in MySQL.

  • TDM over Ethernet
  • What is TDMoE, Asterisk to Asterisk TDMoE, Phone Bridge.
    Hands on * 2 * via TDMoE.

  • High Availability Asterisk
  • HA Linux – Virtual Servers, Fail-over steps, setting up HA Linux, configuring Asterisk for fail-over on HA Linux,
    Hands on Configure Asterisk HA.

  • Advanced Dial plans
  • Asterisk Gateway Interface, AGI IVR applications, Multiple switches sharing Dial plans, ENUM, DUNDI.
    Hands on Configure DUNDI.

  • Integration
  • Legacy PBX, SIP Proxys, OpenSER.
    Hands on Configure SER to work with Asterisk.

  • Asterisk Maintenance
  • Asterisk upgrades, implementing patches, advanced debugging,

  • Security
  • Firewalls, NAT, Asterisk security issues.
    Hands on Configure Asterisk to work through a Firewall and NAT.

Learning path



Based on overall ratings

R. C. - NetDev

"Enjoyable course, good week. Clarified things very well for me."

R. L. - Geant

"Very good with deep product knowledge."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.