In this post I’ll write about Active Directory backup and restore through System State in Windows 2012, and for a single domain-controller in a forest with only this domain.
System state backup creates a backup file for critical system related components and, last but not least, Active Directory database: this backup file can be used to recover the critical system components after a crash.
I’ll explain the step-by-step procedure to backup & restore using System State. Continue reading
Patton SmartNode SN4332/JS Multi-Port FXS Analog VoIP Gateway provides 32 analog FXS interfaces to connect analog phones, fax to your PBX SIP-based communications. Here the config to connect to Asterisk 11.
I think that Audiocodes is one of the better SIP PSTN gateways available on the market: the problem with this device (besides its high cost) has always been its most unfriendly user interface.
In this post I’ll show how to get working an AudioCodes MP-114 with Asterisk 11: this device is an FXO unit with 4 ports. Continue reading
As much as we may hate it, there are still some transactions that require fax. Fax is an old archaic dinosaur technology but… the reality is that fax usage is everywhere… and probably will be for quite some time for no other reason than the complete and utter simplicity of fax usage!
In a rather smart move on Digium’s part, they’ve also rolled out Free Fax For Asterisk (FFA) where you can get a free 1-channel license for an Asterisk installation. This will suffice to fax small offices need.
In this post I’ll show you how to install and configure FFA in Asterisk 11. Continue reading