A tick means your phone system can reach the Internet. You need the Internet for VOIP calls
and software upgrades.
If you have a problem reaching the Internet check your Network settings, in
particular Gateway and DNS.
Emergency backdoor IP. Useful if you get locked out of the main network connection, for
example due to DHCP problems on your network or a configuration mistake.
Write this number down somewhere!
If ticked this phone will ring when some one
calls the phone system from an outside Analog
or VOIP Line. More than one phone can be
ticked. You can answer a call on another
ringing phone by dialling *8 on your phone -
see FAQ for details.
Press this button to lock in any changes you
have made to the Reception check-boxes above.
Analog Phone: Normal telephone plugged into a
port on your phone system.
plugged into your network.
Line: Analog telephone line plugged into a
port on your phone system.
Line: Make and receive phone calls over the
Important information about your Phone System.
The address of your Phone System
on your network. Use this address to connect
IP Phones to your Phone System.
List of phones connected to your Phone
System. You can connect Analog or IP Phones
to your system. When IP Phones are
configured correctly, they appear on this
list. If an IP phone is not configured
correctly, it will not appear on this list.
Analog phones require hardware to be
installed in your Phone system.
List of phone lines available. Phone lines
are used to make and receive outside calls.
You can use regular Analog phone lines or
VOIP. VOIP phone lines require an account
with an Internet Telephone Service Provider.
Analog phone lines require hardware to be
installed in your Phone System.
Dial this number to call this phone
Port (socket) on the rear of your Phone System. Plug the phone into this Port.
Port (socket) on the rear of your Phone
System. Plug the phone line into this
Dial 0 for an Analog outside line. For example to call 5551234 dial 05551234. Don't pause after the 0, just dial 0 and the outside number together.
IP Address of this phone on your network
IP Address of the VOIP Internet Telephone Service Provider
Dial 1 for a VOIP outside line. For example to call 5551234 dial 15551234. Don't pause after the 1, just dial 1 and the outside number together.
Instructions and help on adding a new IP phone
Instructions and help on VOIP Line set up
List of possible IP phones. For a new phone
choose any Available number. Refresh this
page to update
The IP phone is connected to your phone system and ready to use
No IP phone is connected. Either no IP phone
is present, or the IP phone has not been set
A VOIP line allows you to make and receive
phones calls over the Internet. Normally a
VOIP line is provided by an Internet Telephony
Service Provider (ITSP). They will give you
an account, which includes the user and
password details that you can fill in below.
Refresh this page on your browser to see if
your VOIP line is working.
Your Internet Telephony Service Provider.
They will give you an account with a user name
Your account name with your Internet Telephony Service Provider
The password for your Internet Telephony Service Provider account
The Internet address of your Internet
Telephony Service Provider. This will usually
be filled in automatically.
A tick means you are connected to your
Internet Telephony Service Provider. Refresh
your browser to update.
Press this button to restart your phone
system. This is the same as turning the power
off and back on.
Press this button to install the latest
version of Mini Asterisk. An Mini Asterisk
upgrade requires an Internet connection.
Enter the URL of a firmware update script.
This option can be used to install new
firmware on your Phone System. Installing new
firmware requires an Internet connection. the
full URL Must be entered,
Change your password, reset the default settings, upgrade software
Connect the phone system to your network and the Internet
Lists your phones and phone lines
Set up your IP phones
Boring information like software version numbers
Frequently asked questions and links to further information
I think you can work this one out....
Set up your VOIP phone line
- Where can I find out more about Mini Asterisk: Mini Asterisk Home Page.
- Where can I get Support: You can try the
Free Telephony Project Mailing List.
- Answer a call on another ringing phone: If you
hear another phone ringing and want to answer the call on your
phone, just pick up your phone and dial *8. Note an IP phone can
pick up a call on a ringing IP phone but not an Analog phone. An
Analog pohone can pick up another ringing Analog phone but not an
- Put a call on hold/transfer: On an IP Phone try
the recall or transfer button. On an Analog Phone hold down the
hook button for 1 second then dial the new number.
- Why another Asterisk GUI I had some specific
needs for a light weight, very easy to use GUI for
line of products. So I scratched the itch. More
Resources and Links
- If you want to learn more about Asterisk a good on-line book is Asterisk - The Future of Telephony