Check script for FreePBX-Asterisk realtime and CDR for suspicious calls (Nagios compatible)

image source:: http://www.chanakyadetective.com/software-investigation.html Here’s a simple script we wrote to check real-time calls and historical data of n minutes in CDR for suspicious activities based on a number pattern and length. We find this utmost useful especially when your servers are exposed to public to … “Check script for FreePBX-Asterisk realtime and CDR for suspicious calls (Nagios compatible)”

Read More

Opening multiple ports on Microsoft Azure (e.g. for an Asterisk deployment)

http://azurespeaks.azurewebsites.net/   If you publish an Asterisk servers on Azure, you might find it a daunting task to open multiple ports (called endpoints) on Azure, the task is simply slow if you use the web (portal or the old one). And we RTP folks, need … “Opening multiple ports on Microsoft Azure (e.g. for an Asterisk deployment)”

Read More

Apple MacBook 2015 Bootcamp/Drivers

Image from www.apple.com If you were in my position that you had to have some drivers and couldn’t find them cause you wiped out the OSX partition etc and there’s literally nothing on Apple’s website to point you to a way to independently download drivers, … “Apple MacBook 2015 Bootcamp/Drivers”

Read More

GHOST Vulnerability check and fix for Debian 6 or 7

More info on the GHOST vulnerability by Qualys | More from debian’s security tracker here IMPORTANT USETHIS GUIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK, we are not responsible for any broken apps/programs etc etc. We do not know the extent of the vulnerability/fixes this is from best … “GHOST Vulnerability check and fix for Debian 6 or 7”

Read More

Google Voice/Google Talk no audio behind a NATted Asterisk Server

Thought i’d quickly write this for those having no audio issues with Gtalk. First, follow the guide here to get it setup properly. Remember to have the DTMF(1) in your dialplan before executing into the actual internal dialplan per the document referred to earlier. The … “Google Voice/Google Talk no audio behind a NATted Asterisk Server”

Read More

FreePBX Device User Mode – “User” password change using touchtone keypad (or a feature code)

One client requested this as his entire office of 200 users use the Device User mode of FreePBX 2.11. This office is also a hybrid office use and call center of up to 20 agents. With this feature, users can dial a code and change … “FreePBX Device User Mode – “User” password change using touchtone keypad (or a feature code)”

Read More

Setting up DHCP in a clustered (heartbeat) for Debian users

Some may want to do this in case you use a HA setup and where DHCP is required to be in HA too. Doing it via heartbeat isn’t good as it doesn’t keep track of IPs already issued and can cause long delays in providing … “Setting up DHCP in a clustered (heartbeat) for Debian users”

Read More

POODLE SSLv3 Vulnerabilities Fixes on Debian/pfSense for common widely used apps

Systems or apps that enabled SSLv3 is vulnerable and the only way currently is to disable SSLv3 in various software, applications. Whenever you see any cert that says Version V3, it is vulnerable and must be disabled until further notice.Ref: CVE-2014-3566 IMPORTANT USETHIS GUIDE AT … “POODLE SSLv3 Vulnerabilities Fixes on Debian/pfSense for common widely used apps”

Read More

Debian 7 (wheezy) based Asterisk 13, Freepbx 12 on VMware / Virtualbox (Asterisk VM/Asterisk Ready Virtual Machine)

Show some love,  do like our FB page www.fb.com/Astiostech | [UPDATED: 03 FEB 2015] Here’s a VMDK image to run a full featured Asterisk PaBX with FreePBX as the management UI using our default and secure install practices. No registrations, no username/password, no signing up … “Debian 7 (wheezy) based Asterisk 13, Freepbx 12 on VMware / Virtualbox (Asterisk VM/Asterisk Ready Virtual Machine)”

Read More