Archive for October, 2013

Polycom Phones UC Provisioner for FreePBX 2.11

October 30th, 2013 No comments

The Polycom Phones module for FreePBX 2.11 allows for quick and easy provisioning of phones running the Polycom UC software.

Before creating this module I had looked at the OSS PBX Endpoint Manager and the Commercial Endpoint Manager. Development on the OSS module seems to have slowed and the commercial module doesn’t support FreePBX device and user mode.

Using the idea of the Digium Phones module I decided to create a module specifically for Polycom phones, which removes the need to edit XML configuration files. Read more…

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Exchange 2010 UM with FreePBX 2.11 and Asterisk 11

October 14th, 2013 6 comments

This article assumes that you have an Exchange UM server already configured. The directions cover the use of a module I created for FreePBX 2.11 and assume FreePBX is in device and user mode. The module removes the need to override macro-vm, which allows you to use Exchange UM for some users and FreePBX voicemail for others.

NOTE: Support for the MWI (message waiting indicator) and play on phone requires patching and compiling Asterisk from source. The patches were created against Certified Asterisk 11.2-cert2. Read more…

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