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

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Creating users

Each FreeSWITCH system has a directory of users. In most cases, a user is literally a person who has a telephone. When we say that we are "adding a user," we mean that we are creating a user account in the directory of users. Each "user" has the SIP credentials for making outbound calls, as well as a PIN number for accessing the voicemail. In fact, you cannot have a voicemail box without having a corresponding user account.

Getting ready

As a minimum, you will need a terminal window to issue commands to your system. To use the add_user script, your system will need to have Perl installed.

How to do it...

There are two basic steps for creating a user. The steps are as follows:

  1. Add the user to the directory.
  2. Add the corresponding extension ...

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