Check out how to configure and test Asterisk by user . Asterisk is an open source PBX system used for VoIP protocols and other call related functions.


Asterisk — Open source PBX system. Developed by Mark Spencer. Working on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Solaris operation systems. The project name created from “*”. You can read more about asterisk from and official page.

Asterisk have all features which have in any hardware PBX’s. Supports a lots of VoIP protocols.


  • Voice Mail
  • Conference rooms
  • IVR menu
  • Call handling center(By using different algorithms, define call queueing and distribution to subscribers)
  • Call Detail Record

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