In the first article on Asterisk, we have seen the Asterisk installation steps and on the environment setup. In this article, we have give the configuration settings for two files iax.conf and extensions.conf which will be used to direct/receive calls from/to iax2 soft clients
– Check if asterisk.ctl exists
$ touch /var/run/asterisk/asterisk.ctl
$ chmod 777 asterisk.ctl
– Check if asterisk is running
$ /etc/init.d/asterisk restart
$ asterisk -r
This will be a simple step by step tutorial to help beginners catch up with ASTERISK – an open source tool for voice communication. It is a software installation of PBX connecting even the PSTN and VOIP networks.
Originally developed for Linux, Asterisk now runs on a variety of operating systems including Solaris, Windows and MacOS.