2.4.1 Install

Download the AsteriskNow ISO image and burn to CD.

Please use the 1.6.x Install. This ISO image has been removed from the MPS website to save space. If you want this ISO, please email MPS Support and we will temporarily move it out to the public_ftp for download.
  • To download from www.micropbxsolutions.com (external link):
    • ftp www.micropbxsolutions.com (external link)
    • login as "anonymous"
    • type in "bin" - this sets the ftp mode to binary.
    • type in "hash" - this enables ftp hash marks to watch the progress.
    • type in "mget *.iso"
    • type in "n" for the iso images you don't want and "y" for the iso image you do want.
    • type in "ctrl c" to quit. That's the Control button and C button at the same time.
    • Burn ISO image to CD/DVD. I am not going to supply instructions on this because it is dependent an your PC.

  • Google the instructions for your PC if you are not familiar with burning ISO images.

Hardware/Software Setup (AsteriskNow

1. Install the CDROM
2. Hit "Del" to enter BIOS
2.5 Set Power Management > Power On After Power failure = Former State
3. Select boot from CDROM. Hit F10 to save. Note - Defaults to use USB-CDROM
4. Set hostname to PBX1.
5. Set Admin Password = XXXXXX
6a. Install Log /root/install.log
6b. Kickstart File /root/ anaconda -ks.cfg (install options)
7. Reboot and set boot order back to USB-CDROM.
8. User Account=admin password=XXXXXX Note:Changing password using the UNIX command passwd will not change it for the GUI.
9. Alt-F2 for config setting s for network. Use "sudo su -" for root access. File: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethx
10. "shutdown now" to reboot - remove CDROM.
11. Install Hardware
12. Set BIOS Halt on "All errors but keyboard".
13. Reboot and verify everything is okay before putting cover on.

Software (AsteriskNow

1. Setup hardware panel; click "Apply Changes"
2. If GUI does not have write access, check "manager.confg" when GUI times out.
3. Fix FXS port - None found.
4. Add security cert exception.
5. System configuration default: user: admin password: password
6. Change password to XXXXX
7. -
8. Email Notification - Blank
9. Configure Network: Eth 0:; DNS uses DHCP; Gateway:
10. Reboot - Alt-F1 / Alt-F9 toggle console; Alt-F2 for Linux OS.
11. Proxy = blank.
12. Entitlement Key - Blank.
13. Backup -
14. Fix Backup - To be done later)
15. Check for updates and apply.
16. "touch" /etc/misdn-init.conf as root.
17. Grandstream phone password = admin
18. Use Firefox2 for user edit issue.
19. Add user in dialplan.
20 Service provider -> Advanced -> insecure; INVITE
21. dmesg boot messages & Card Drivers.
22. Enabled rpid - remote party id instead of p-assert-id in /etc/asterisk/sip.conf
sendrpid = yes

Setting up the Shuttle PC and installing the software.

Alt F9 = Console
Alt F1 = Boot Screen


P-Assert-Identity and Remote Party ID: http://www.voip-info.org/wiki/view/P-Asserted-Identity+and+Remote-Party-ID+header (external link)
"sudo su -" for root commands
yum grouplist - yum group
yum groupinstall "x window system"
rpt -q vixie-cron
conary - config manager
fstab - mount tables
rpath - AsteriskNow system config.
/var/log/raa = Appliance Logs in GUI
kudzu - Hardware Detect - /etc/sysconfig /hwconf
"mount -a" - reload fstab
asterisk -r = CLI

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