Asterisk The Definitive Guide Second Edition

Asterisk The Future of Telephony Second Edition

You can download “Asterisk The Definitive Guide Second Edition” for free from O’Reilly Open Books Project. This book is for those new to Asterisk, but we assume that you’re familiar with basic Linux administration, networking, and other IT disciplines.


This bestselling book is now the standard guide to building phone systems with Asterisk, the open source IP PBX that has traditional telephony providers running scared! Revised for the 1.4 release of the software, the new edition of Asterisk: The Future of Telephony reveals how you can save money on equipment and support, and finally be in control of your telephone system.

Table of Contents

  • A Telephony Revolution
  • Preparing a System for Asterisk
  • Installing Asterisk
  • Initial Configuration of Asterisk
  • Dialplan Basics
  • More Dialplan Concepts
  • Understanding Telephony
  • Protocols for VoIP
  • The Asterisk Gateway Interface (AGI)
  • Asterisk Manager Interface (AMI) and Adhearsion
  • The Asterisk GUI Framework
  • Relational Database Integration
  • Managing Your Asterisk System
  • Potpourri
  • Asterisk: The Future of Telephony

Book Details

Author(s): Leif Madsen, Jim Van Meggelen and Russell Bryant.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 736
Link: Download or read online.

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