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:
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.