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Asterisk For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-09854-7
334 pages
February 2007
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Part I: Introducing . . . ASTERISK!

Chapter 1: Evaluating the Possibilities with Asterisk.

Chapter 2: Installing Asterisk.

Chapter 3: Installing AsteriskNOW.

Chapter 4: Configuring the Hardware.

Part II: Using Dialplans — the Building Blocks of Asterisk.

Chapter 5: Comprehending Dialplan Syntax.

Chapter 6: Adding Features to Dialplans.

Chapter 7: Building Dialplan Infrastructure.

Chapter 8: Operating the AsteriskNOW GUI.

Chapter 9: Utilizing VoIP Codecs.

Part III: Maintaining Your Phone Service with Asterisk.

Chapter 10: Troubleshooting VoIP Calls with Packet Captures.

Chapter 11: Maintaining Your Telecom Services.

Chapter 12: Addressing Call-Quality Concerns and Completion Issues.

Chapter 13: Handling Dedicated Digital Troubles.

Chapter 14: Managing Asterisk for Peak Capacity.

Chapter 15: Providing Long-Term Health for Your Asterisk Switch.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Things You Should Never Do with Asterisk.

Chapter 17: Ten Fun Things to Do with Your Asterisk.

Chapter 18: Ten Places to Go for Help.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Visualizing the Dialplan.

Appendix B: VoIP Basics.

Appendix C: Understanding Basic Linux.