Paging devices are a large part of the PBX environment and often would be 15-20% of a typical PBX installation. One of the limitations of trixbox Pro is that there is no really good way to setup more than a few paging devices. With trixbox Pro 5.2, you can [...]
As with any IP PBX system there are always a handful of things that need to be done to ensure that everything is working properly and setup correctly. In this video, we cover 10 things you should do with every trixbox Pro installation.
With the release of trixbox Pro v5.2 there are some really significant changes to how some of the features now work. The biggest change is with the users and extensions, which also affects licensing. With version v5.2 extensions and users are now separated and a user can have up to four extensions assigned to him/her. Where licenses where based on extensions before, now they are based on users. If you had to buy extra licenses so some users could have both an office phone and a remote phone, with version 5.2 this would only require a single license.
Today Fonality has announced that they are releasing trixbox Pro 5.2. If you want a great overview of what is in this highly anticipated release, check out our trixbox Pro 5.2 webinar recording. In short, there are a ton of new features and changes, most importantly the new licensing model which is [...]
In case you weren’t able to attend the trixbox Pro 5.2 webinar we have it all recorded for you to view at your convenience. During the webinar you will learn about all of the changes in trixbox Pro with the new 5.2 release.
While trixbox Pro is usually configured with internal interface cards when connecting to phone circuits, there is definitely good reasons to look at external SIP gateways like Patton devices.
The Aastra IP phones are probably the easiest phones available to get working with trixbox Pro, just plug them into your network and that’s about it. trixbox Pro will automatically create a new extension and phone device for you and tell the phone where to get it’s configuration file from. All you need to do is edit the extension with the user’s information and the phone is ready to use. There really is no easier to use phone with trixbox Pro than the Aastra IP phones.
Snom’s European styled phones are quite attractive on the desktop and are very easy to get up and working. While full auto-provisioning with trixbox Pro is not yet available, most of the work is done for you
Polycom phones are very popular with trixbox Pro but many people don’t realize just how easy they are to get up and working. The key to really making things as simple as possible is to be running a good DHCP server that can push out Option 66. With this DHCP scope option set, Polycom phones automatically provision themselves with trixbox Pro.
In this article we take a look at configuring the new Grandstream GXP2100 IP Phone with trixbox Pro. With the Grandstream GXP2100, some of the work in configuring the trixbox Pro side is done for you automatically. However, since this phone is brand new, it only does about half of the work and you need to do the other half which should only take a minute or two.