How to install ScopServ Telephony Server

If you want to use a computer as Telephony Server then you need to install ScopTEL IP Telephony software on the computer. In a simple Linux distribution, you will have all software needed to setup a PBX will be automatically installed, including Asterisk 1.4 and 1.8, DAHDI, Wanpipe and others dependencies.

Installing from ScopServ installation disk

To get the lastest ScopServ installation disk (ISO Image), please visit http://download.scopserv.com/iso/ and download proper ISO according to your system architecture (32 bit / 64 bit). The latest version available, at time of writing, is ScopServ 2.5, that is based on CentOS 5.8.

Once you have downloaded the lastest ScopServ Installation disk (ISO image), you need to burn the ScopServ installation disk (ISO Image) on a CD-Rom disk, put the disk on the server CD-Rom drive, boot-it and follow on-screen instructions.

After installing the ScopTEL IP Telephony software, you need to log into another computer on the LAN, and access the GUI of ScopServ Telephony Server using a Web browser, such as Internet Explorer and Firefox.

To access the GUI, you need to provide the IP address of the computer on which you have installed the ScopTEL IP Telephony software. On providing the correct IP address, the login page of ScopServ Telephony Server appears.

NOTE: The IP address must be followed by the port number. For example, if the IP address is 192.168.0.100 then you need to type the following address in the Web browser: http://192.168.0.100:5555.  The default username and password is set to “admin”.

Getting started with ScopServ

Once you are logged into the ScopServ GUI, I highly recommand to execute the “Configuration Wizard” available on the sidebar menu, this will create all basic Server, Network and Telephony configurations.

Now that the initial configurations is done, it time to create a Class of Services, this one allow you to control what a phone extension can do (ex. Voicemail, Call Parking, Local/National/International Calls, etc). On the GUI, go to Telephony -> Manager -> Class of Services and create a new one (ex. default) and set the Services, Applications and Lines that you want this Class of Services have access.

To made a simple setup, you can create two (2) new SIP extensions from Telephony ->Extensions -> Phones and click on the Commit button visible on the top right corner to generate Asterisk configurations files.

Now you are ready to test dialing between your new extensions !

Module 3 - ScopTEL - Server Installation Wizard
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