Thursday 22 October 2015

Asterisk Wideband Music on Hold

15:24 Posted by Jurgens Krause , , , , , , , , , No comments

The default music on hold included with Asterisk leaves somewhat to be desired, and getting high quality replacement music in the correct formats can be a challenge. I have not managed to figure out how to convert to G722, but you can easily convert to the native Asterisk SLN format with the following commands:

Monday 5 October 2015

Multiple PPPoE Connections on Ubiquiti AirOS

09:40 Posted by Jurgens Krause , , , 4 comments
Sometimes you need to push your available hardware and software a little bit beyond their original specifications. Because AirOS is built on Linux, you actually have a fair bit of flexibility in order to do whatever you like.

I had a need to be able to run multiple PPPoE accounts on the same antenna for two reasons. Firstly, when I need to separate VoIP traffic from Data traffic, and secondly when I have two users behind the same antenna. I then use VLANs to route the traffic independently.

Friday 2 October 2015

Simple DNS redirect for Google Chromecast

10:43 Posted by Jurgens Krause , , 1 comment

Google Chromecast, as well as newer versions of Android, are forced to use Google's DNS servers. This means that if you are using a DNS redirection service to access Netflix for example, it will not work on the Chromecast or on your Android device.