PBX in a Flash/FreePBX Installation, Setup & SIP Trunk Configuration

PBX in a Flash, trixbox and Elastix are open source user interfaces for the management and configuration of Asterisk PBXs. The Asterisk Admininistration GUI interface can differ depending on which version chosen. Using the Asterisk Administration Interface you can configure most of Asterisk's features without editing the actual command line configuration files. You can also setup advanced options like call routing, voicemail, and more via the GUI Interface. Below are some examples of common procedures you might require. You can download the Trixbox, Elastix, and PBX in a Flash software directly from their respective websites.

Before you begin

To begin you will need to burn an image (ISO) of PBX in a Flash, this can be found here . The minimum system requirements to install PBX in a Flash is a PC or Server with at least: 1GB RAM, 80GB Hard Drive, Dual-Core Processor, CD/DVD Rom, and a Broadband Connection. PBX in a Flash may be installed on a real computer or a virtual one.

Installation Process

  • After you have burned the ISO file, place it into the cd/dvd drive then reboot the computer. If your computer will not boot from a disc, then you will have to install this on a virtual computer.
  • After booting from the disc you will see Selinux process loading the bootstrap.
  • Next you will be asked to choose your keyboard type.
  • Next enter your time zone.
  • Next you will be asked to enter the password for the root user, it will need to be done twice