Phone Genie for Asterisk let's you take charge of your Asterisk system

Today, Nerd Vittles introduced version 1.0 of Phone Genie for Asterisk.

Today, Nerd Vittles introduced version 1.0 of Phone Genie for Asterisk.

This is a freeweb utility that enables you to reconfigure just about everything on your Asterisk system on the fly. The ticket: a bundled-in HTML command language. You can do this via a web browser, or even a cellphone web browser. 

Since I haven't rried this yet, I thought I would let the Nerd Vittles folks give you an overview of just one example: 

The easiest way to explain how powerful Phone Genie for Asterisk really can be is to give a few examples. So, let's assume you've registered a fully-qualified domain name for your Asterisk server using a free service such as DynDNS.org. Let's use asterisk.dydns.org in our example. Now you're on the road and want to forward calls from extension 200 on your Asterisk@Home or TrixBox system to your cellphone: 678-234-5678. All you need to do is open the browser on your cellphone or any desktop PC and enter the following web address:

 

http://asterisk.dyndns.org/nv-genie.php?action=dbput&family=CF&key=200&value=6782345678&pw=1234

If you're new to Asterisk, a few hints may be in order. What the Nerd Vittles' Phone Genie does is provide a web interface to the complete Asterisk Manager API.

Have all that, and ready to get started? Here's a link to most of the configuration information you will need.

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