This 3 day hands on Asterisk training course covers all the ground for you to get an Asterisk PBX installed and configured. After installation the course progresses from a simple first configuration onto VoIP and PSTN integration along with the provision of PBX features such as ACD and IVR. Practical sessions follow each major section to reinforce the theory.
Technical staff working with or evaluating Asterisk.
None although hands on experience of UNIX systems would be beneficial, as would knowledge of VoIP.
PBXs, what Asterisk does, Asterisk features, Asterisk VoIP support, Asterisk and the Internet, Asterisk and the PSTN, hosted VoIP systems.
Linux installation, Asterisk package compilation
and installation. Timing sources.
Hands on Installing Asterisk
Starting/stopping Asterisk, command arguments,
Asterisk commands, log files, logger.conf, remote
Hands on Controlling Asterisk.
The role of SIP, IP phones, DHCP, IP
addressing, sip.conf, extensions.conf.
Hands on Simple SIP configuration
Server hardware, interfaces, channels, Zaptel,
Digium, Asterisk filesystem, connections. The
configuration files, syntax, asterisk.conf.
Hands on Adding hardware for Asterisk, exploring the configuration files.
Digium hardware, DAHDI architecture, DAHDI
installation, DAHDI configuration, system.conf,
FXS, FXO, E1, chan_dahdi.conf, dahdi_cfg,
Hands on Connecting Asterisk to the PSTN.
extensions.conf detail, contexts, priorities.
Hands on Configuring dial plans.
sip.conf in detail, defining SIP channels, incoming
SIP channels, outgoing SIP channels, SIP
variables, Asterisk as a SIP client and SIP server.
Hands on SIP configuration.
What is IAX, IAX server, IAX client, IAX
channels, iax.conf, IAX syntax in
extensions.conf, IAX trunking.
Hands on Linking Asterisk systems.
Voicemail, voicemail trees, voicemail passwords,
Music on hold, meetme conferencing, call
parking. ACD, IVR, fax.
Hands on Configuring PBX features.
"Good basic introduction to VoIP."
"This course gives a good overall introduction to VoIP and SIP and covers several related topics."
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.