How To Create Asterisk Server Dashboard In 10 Minutes

Updated for new FreePBX version I wrote a new article for FreePBX dashboard by Linux agent, and you can check it out first. Asterisk PBX has been used by many businesses today and is an excellent choice for many types of businesses and needs. Asterisk is powered by some very rich features; you should pay more than 10K US dollars for other platforms and PBX systems. But one of the big problems in Asterisk platforms is that they are very complicated to work with and need the user to have in-depth knowledge about settings. One of the essential capabilities in any telephone system is reporting and monitoring. You can find a simple report and dashboard bundled with some copies of Asterisk. For example, you can only have a few numbers of dashboards and reports in the Elastix, or some other ones in the Asterisk now, or FreePBX. But all of them not gives you a comprehensive idea of what has happened actually in your company and never cover all calls. For example, in FreePBX, you can use the report section for incoming and outgoing calls in a simple table as depicted below. In this article, I want to show you how you can Create an Asterisk Server Dashboard in 10 Minutes. If you are here for the same reason, then follow along with my instructions step by step. Step 1: Signup in PBXDom from the following link: Step 2: When you confirm your account by the link sent to your email, you are redirected to the setup page in the PBXDom website. Step 3: Before beginning, you will need: 1-Administrator access to the computer on which you will install. 2-Ability to configure the firewall to allow the collector to send data to PBXDom. 3-Know about your PBX available connectivity options and needed hardware. 4-Run setup.exe as Administrator, by right-clicking on setup.exe and selecting the Run as Administrator. 5-Make sure nothing is blocking your access to the Internet. 6-If you’re behind the firewall, PBXDom collector software uses the following TCP/IP ports: TCP: 80,443,13,37 UDP: 123 7-Make sure no Windows Policy/Antivirus is preventing the execution of the collector. You can exclude PBXDom collector’s executable files and the entire application directory. Step 4: Download the Collector software by click on the Download button and go to the next step. Step 5: Install collector software and copy your license key and paste it into your collector and press the register button. After your collector registered successfully, press the start button on your collector. Please watch the following video to know how to install the collector data. Step 6: In the next step, you will see the following window. If you successfully registered your collector and started it, after a few seconds, the PBX collector registration status changes from Not registered to Registered and collector connection status from Not connected to Connected like the following window. Now you can click on the Next button. Step 7: Select Asterisk from the vendor list. Select … Continue reading How To Create Asterisk Server Dashboard In 10 Minutes