Asterisk For Dummies (Paperback)

Stephen P. Olejniczak

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2007-01-01
  • 定價: $1,020
  • 售價: 2.9$299
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 364
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0470098546
  • ISBN-13: 9780470098547
  • 立即出貨 (庫存=1)




* Asterisk is an open source software solution that allows businesses and organizations to create their own Private Branch Exchange (PBX) phone system, implement VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol, or Internet telephony), and drastically slash their phone bills!
* Digium, the company founded by Asterisk creator Mark Spencer, reports that Asterisk implementations grew over 1,000 percent in 2004, and over 200 telecom suppliers now offer Asterisk solutions
* Unlike other Asterisk books, this guide focuses on real-world troubleshooting tips and system maintenance, with a heavy emphasis on VoIP, the main money-saving impetus for organizations using Asterisk
* Provides coverage of Asterisk hardware requirements, installation, and configuration as well as setting up VoIP functionality and converting calls from VoIP to non-VoIP
Table of Contents


Part I: Introducing . . . ASTERISK!

Chapter 1: Evaluating the Possibilities with Asterisk.

Chapter 2: Installing Asterisk.

Chapter 3: Installing AsteriskNOW.

Chapter 4: Configuring the Hardware.

Part II: Using Dialplans — the Building Blocks of Asterisk.

Chapter 5: Comprehending Dialplan Syntax.

Chapter 6: Adding Features to Dialplans.

Chapter 7: Building Dialplan Infrastructure.

Chapter 8: Operating the AsteriskNOW GUI.

Chapter 9: Utilizing VoIP Codecs.

Part III: Maintaining Your Phone Service with Asterisk.

Chapter 10: Troubleshooting VoIP Calls with Packet Captures.

Chapter 11: Maintaining Your Telecom Services.

Chapter 12: Addressing Call-Quality Concerns and Completion Issues.

Chapter 13: Handling Dedicated Digital Troubles.

Chapter 14: Managing Asterisk for Peak Capacity.

Chapter 15: Providing Long-Term Health for Your Asterisk Switch.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Things You Should Never Do with Asterisk.

Chapter 17: Ten Fun Things to Do with Your Asterisk.

Chapter 18: Ten Places to Go for Help.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Visualizing the Dialplan.

Appendix B: VoIP Basics.

Appendix C: Understanding Basic Linux.