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Sipura 2100 ATA Factory Reset Procedure

This information is contained in the documentation for the ATA, but I never have that handy when I need it. Here are the steps for performing a factory reset on a Sipura 2100 ATA: Plug an analog phone into either phone port. Dial **** Dial 73738# Dial 1# Hangup

Categories: Voice / Voice over IP

Subscribe to asterisk-announce

If your PBX is Asterisk based, you need to subscribe to the asterisk-announce mailing list. This is where Asterisk developers post information regarding new releases and security updates for all versions of Asterisk. If you were on this mailing list, you would know that two recent security alerts (see below) had forced Asterisk developers to […]

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MeetMe Not Working? Verify the Zaptel Kernel Module

I ran across an instance of Asterisk the other day that was working fine except that none of the MeetMe conference bridges were valid. The conference bridges were previously working, but the server had recently lost power and rebooted. Whenever someone tried to use a conference bridge, the following message appeared on the Asterisk console: […]

Categories: Voice / Voice over IP

Stop That Linksys VMWI Half Ring

Linksys / Cisco SPA-2100 Ring Splash HighlightedIn my office here at the Slaptijack world headquarters, I have a cordless phone attached to a Linksys (née Sipura) SPA-2100. Thanks to the Visual Message Waiting Indicator (VMWI), I have a nice blinking LED whenever I have a voicemail waiting on my Asterisk server. Unfortunately, the Linksys SPA-2100 is also configured by default to issue a periodic half-ring whenever a message is waiting.

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Setting the Linksys VoIP Phone Daylight Savings Time Rule

If you use a new Linksys VoIP phone (for example, the Linksys SPA942), you probably don't have to worry about the change to Daylight Savings Time that began in 2007. By default, your phone has the right information about when Daylight Savings Time begins and ends. On the other hand, if you use an older […]

Categories: Voice / Voice over IP