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FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook by Giovanni Maruzzelli, Michael S Collins, Anthony Minessale II

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Using the built-in web interface

FreeSWITCH comes with a built-in web interface. It is made available by mod_xml_rpc, which is not loaded by default and, therefore, goes unnoticed sometimes.

Getting ready

You will need to make sure that mod_xml_rpc is built and loaded before trying to connect to the web interface. The mod_xml_rpc module is already compiled when using the Visual Studio 2008/2010 solution files with the FreeSWITCH source code. Linux and Mac OS X users will need to enable mod_xml_rpc in their FreeSWITCH installation. Follow these steps:

  1. Open modules.conf in the FreeSWITCH source directory, and remove the comment from the #xml_int/mod_xml_rpc line. Save the file and exit.
  2. Compile mod_xml_rpc with this command:
    make mod_xml_rpc-install ...

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