Thats great thanks. I was wondering how I was to connect the other phones to
On 26 May 2010 13:26, Gary Pigott <ilug at garypigott.net> wrote:
> A modem won't do the job. You'll need an FXO card. Digium (who sponsor
> Asterisk) hardware is the best supported by Asterisk, but there are plenty
> of alternatives (and outright clones) available. Digium's list is at
>http://www.digium.com/en/products/analog/ . You can use standard phone
> handsets, VoIP handsets or VoIP soft phones. Softphones and VoIP handsets
> will connect to Asterisk over your home's ethernet network. You can connect
> conventional phone handsets using FXS interfaces. Most telephony cards have
> multiple interfaces and support both FXO and FXS connections, so you could
> configure a 4 port card to connect to one phone line (using FXO) with 3
> handsets hanging off it (using FXS).
>> On 26 May 2010 12:51, Mick O'Toole <mickotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Afternoon folks,
>>>> Slightly off topic but I thought someone on the list may be able to help
>> or at least point me in the right direction.
>>>> I have a home network set up with UPC as my ISP. I have a Cisco Router
>> supplies broadband and phone services. I was hoping to set up a PBX system
>> so that I could add more phones around the house however I've no idea
>> to start.
>>>> I'm unsure of what hardware I need to set this up. I have no problem
>> up a dedicated *nix box and running Asterisk on it but once that is done
>> unsure of where to go from there.
>>>> For those of you that are not familiar with the UPC set up there is a
>> cable modem has 4 ethernet ports and 2 RJ-11 ports. The existing phone is
>> connected to one of the RJ11 ports.
>>>> Can I connect the RJ11 cable into an Asterisk server via a modem (or do I
>> need other hardware for this) and if so how do I get other phones
>> once this is done.
>>>> I am hoping to use the existing UPC phone number and was hoping that I
>> do this without using services like Blueface etc.
>>>> I also read on a previous ILUG thread that people were able to get their
>> mobile phones to ring along with the house phone. This is something that I
>> would be interested in too but my main aim is to try and get the PBX
>>>> Hope I've been clear enough with what I'm hoping to achieve and any help
>> would be very much appreciated.
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