Hi, Am running a freepbx install and created trunks, extensions and groups. Now I’d like to hand out the Asterisk phonebook to the phones (all VVX
310’s). Is there an easy way to do this?
Even the old ones could view a webpage. Have a script read the Mysql DB/users table data, then output in XML. The newer ones can output in HTML5. This solution is auto updated when you add GUI users.
Or you could maintain a static directory, but this is not good for a large office. The maintenance is impossible. Polycom used to charge for LDAP directory access, this might be free now? Or maybe I dreamt about free LDAP while reading a release note. 🙂
…or, if you use res_phoneprov, Asterisk can auto-generate a “static” XML phone directory from a template during run-time (whenever the file is requested). I’m not sure how one would go about setting this up if they are using FreePBX, however…I use res_phoneprov in combination with Asterisk-GUI and it works great.
Pretty sure you’re correct, and that this hasn’t changed (AFAIK).