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.

Adding bulk extensions and DID's

Extensions and DID's can be add/edit/remove extensions and DID's from your PBX. The list must be created inside a CSV file, if you do not have one created you can download the Template CSV file or if you would like to make changes to your current Extensions/DID's by selecting Export Extensions or Export DID's.

  1. To begin make sure you are in the Tools menu, then click on the Bulk Extensions tab. Here you will see a guideline at the bottom of the page of how to setup the CSV file.
  2. After you have created the file click choose file then load file.
  3. After the file has been uploaded you can go back to the Setup and select Extensions from there you will see all extensions that have been created on the right hand side along with their extension number.
  4. If you have multiple extensions that need to be edited, you can make a change to the file and upload it to the Bulk Extensions.

Bulk DID's may also be created and edited by using the same process. Through the use of Bulk Extensions, and Bulk DID's you can streamline the process of adding/editing/removing extensions and DID's.