Install on Debian Stretch 9.4 the fabulous Asterisk 14 + Freepbx 14

….I know…. there are other alternatives compared to FreePbx that are equally effective, but…. I know well FreePbx and I do not want to learn new Asterisk-GUI !

For this reason in this post I’ll write about FreePbx.

The very first step is to install Debian 9.1: below some critical points.

Disk Partition
My choice: Guided – use entire – all file in one partition
In my situation the device is equipped with a small SSD HD, and it is useless to create strange partition-geometries: the machine is used only for the Asterisk-PBX.

Software Selection
My choice: only SSH server & standard system utilities Continue reading

The strange case of Woocommerce Csv Export plugin not working

WooCommerce is an WordPress plugin that lets you sell products and services from your website: it’s free but with additional features available as paid addons.

Among those available plugin is Woocommerce Csv Export that permit to export orders and other stuff from WooCommerce database to a CSV file easily, using ftp, mail or just create a file in a local folder.

These days I’ve moved a WordPress web-site, using WooCommerce + Woocommerce Csv Exportor, working properly for years in a new Debian-based LAMP hosting and…. it did not work anymore. Continue reading

Configure Postfix to use Office365 SMTP Relay on Ubuntu 16.04

In this post I’ll show how to install and configure Postfix on Ubuntu 16.04 to use Office 365 services like smarthost/mail relay.

apt-get upgrade
apt-get update
apt-get install postfix sasl2-bin mailutils

sasl2-bin is an API thet implement Cyrus SASL API, and permit to integrate authentication mechanisms in Postfix
mailutils is a simple mail commands that will help testing our configuration. Continue reading