Hands on Asterisk Call Server

3 Day Course
Hands On
Code PDN026

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This 3-day Asterisk course examines Asterisk architecture, installation and set up, and will enable delegates to build a functioning Asterisk Call Server with complete Voice over IP service using SIP and IAX. The course is geared towards hands on implementation with about 60% of time spent on hands on exercises and configuration.

The format of this course is instructor-led with hands on labs throughout the course.  Delegates receive a comprehensive manual packed with information to refer to after the course has taken place.

This training workshop is available on our public schedule of courses or as an onsite course delivered at your organisations location worldwide.


After completing this Asterisk training course students will be able to:

  • Install Linux
  • Install and configure Asterisk
  • Identify and describe Asterisk features
  • Describe Asterisk Architecture
  • Describe the benefits of Asterisk
  • Evaluate Asterisk against given business goals and technological constraints
  • Connect Asterisk to the PSTN
  • Integrate VoIP and TDM
  • Configure Zapata Channels
  • Configure IAX Channels
  • Configure a Dialplan
  • Configure extensions.conf
  • Configure Asterisk for Voicemail
  • Configure SIP Channels


Course Outline (10 topics)

  • What is Asterisk?
  • Asterisk Fundamentals
  • PSTN & VoIP connections
  • Zapata Channels
  • Asterisk Architecture
  • IAX Channels
  • VoiceMail
  • Extension.conf
  • SIP for Asterisk
  • SIP Channels


Delegates should have a reasonable understanding of Voice over IP and packet based communications. It is also important that candidates have some experience with Linux installation, configuration and administration, as this course will not cover an introduction to Linux. Only the Linux skills that relate to Asterisk will be covered by this training course.

Additional Learning

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Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
Virtual Classroom (London)
3 Days $2,900

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