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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 Future of TrixBox

The TrixBox version 1.0 contains Asterisk 1.2, the latest version of FreePBX, and the Flash Operator Panel. This is a powerful combination of tools, which will enable some incredible functionality that other systems can only dream of having. In the near future, TrixBox will contain automated telephone-provisioning tools, additional third-party software, and a simplified updating mechanism.

TrixBox version 1.1 was released as this book neared completion and contains the latest versions of the tools included with TrixBox 1.0 and also adds in Munin (, which is an open-source package for monitoring and maintaining your operating system.