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TrixBox Made Easy

By : Kerry Garrison, Barrie Dempster, Kerry Garrison (Project)
Book Image

TrixBox Made Easy

By: Kerry Garrison, Barrie Dempster, Kerry Garrison (Project)

Overview of this book

TrixBox is a telephone system based on the popular open source Asterisk PBX (Private Branch eXchange) Software. TrixBox allows an individual or organization to setup a telephone system with traditional telephone networks as well as Internet based telephony or VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). SugarCRM can be integrated with Asterisk, and is bundled with Trixbox offering real power and flexibility. The book begins by introducing telephony concepts before detailing how to plan a telephone system and moving on to the installation, configuration, and management of a feature packed PBX. This book is rich with practical examples and tools. It provides examples of well laid out telephone systems with accompanying spreadsheets to aid the reader in building stable telephony infrastructure.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
TrixBox Made Easy
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Free Chapter
Introduction to VoIP
TrixBox Configuration
Commonly Used VoIP Terms

The Advantages of TrixBox

TrixBox comes with a number of custom applications that have been created specifically for TrixBox. These applications show just how powerful and flexible the TrixBox system really is. Much of this code was created by the Advanced TrixBox Users Group and has been donated back to the community for anyone to use.

TrixBox is Simple to Install

TrixBox is very easy to set up and manage. In just a few minutes, we can have the system fully installed and we can spend the majority of the time performing the important tasks relating to configuring our phone system. The TrixBox website is located at Once we download the ISO image, we will need to burn it to a CD with our favorite CD-burning software. Having done so, the TrixBox package couldn't be easier to install. As we boot off the CD that we made from the ISO image, we will be presented with the CentOS installation screen. All we have to do is hit the ENTER key, and we will be prompted for our location...