I’m trying to jump onto the learning bandwagon for VoIP (i.e. complete newbie whose ignorance on telephony is scary). I have:
- Raspbian Linux 4.14.98 armv7l
- Asterisk 13.26.0
- FreePBX 14.0.11
These systems are in working order, I believe, having tested calls between clients running Softphone Jami on Ubuntu 19.04, Windows 10 and Android successfully.
I would like to register a hand-me-down Gigaset DX800A as a basic VoIP phone (will not use the DX800A PBX features) under the Asterisk/FreePBX platform. I have coordinated entries in sip.conf and extensions.conf for the DX800A. FreePBX confirms the user name as registered and the DX800A is alive (per TCP utitilies) with a static IP address that is declared also in the Asterisk sip.conf file.
All attempts to register the DX800A via its web interface to Asterisk/FreePBX fail even though the domain and server names are valid. The DX800A does not list Asterisk as a VoIP service provider. I used USA as the country and dutifully went through the advanced settings for each provider (including Other) but no provider name could be registered because I was using the Asterisk server’s values for the parameters. (I did this painstakingly because the only other Internet link obtained via Google Search for my predicament claimed that this approach worked for him).
I understand that the DX800A has PBX functionality but I want to use the DX800A as a basic VoIP phone and run the PBX functionality through Asterisk. Is this possible? Please do let me know. Thanks.