Integrating Openfire with Asterisk IP-PBX

In this recipe, we will show the basic process for integrating Openfire with our IP-PBX engine. Basically, we will tell Openfire to connect with Asterisk through Asterisk's Manager Interface (AMI) to retrieve the extensions' status.

How to do it…

  1. Click on the Plugins tab (on the top of the console).
  2. Click on the Available Plugins link. The following screen should appear:
    How to do it…
  3. For the purposes of this chapter, we will install Asterisk-IM Openfire Plugin and the Presence Service plugins. To install these plugins, click on the Install icon.
  4. To configure Asterisk-IM Openfire Plugin, click on the Asterisk-IM tab.
  5. Clicking ...

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