Asterisk on FC3

Guy Fraser guy at incentre.net
Thu Jul 7 15:47:19 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-05-07 at 11:24 -0700, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Andreas Wahlert <andreas.wahlert at gmx.de> writes:
> > Has anybody running this configuration or should i kick the ISA??
> 
> Since you asked, yes. ;-)
> 
> I do have an asterisk here and it does need some UDP ports open for
> incoming traffic.  Simplest is just to open these ports in iptables
> (or whatever) to allow outside packets to hit this local ports.
> 
> 53/udp      (if running a local named)
> 5004/udp    RTP official port number (if using sip phones)
> 5060/udp    SIP
> 4569/udp    AIX2
> 10000/udp - 10100/udp  RTP as used by asterisk
> 
> Now the word of warning -- asterisk isn't the most defensively written
> program.  The stock config runs as root without a chroot and has
> plenty of system() calls.  It is a program that pretty much dares the
> kiddies to find a buffer overflow and get rewarded with a root shell.
> 
> -wolfgang
> -- 
> Wolfgang S. Rupprecht                http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/

What kinds of IP phones are you using?

If you have POTS connections waht devices are you using?

We have tried to use a couple of different IP phones, but 
they would only talk to the same brand using their internal 
gatekeeper software.




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