Well, 2020 is certainly a strange year… Some of us have been working from home for a very long time while others are now just understanding the benefits. Of course, when a drastic change in work environment becomes a forced change, the implementation can be quite daunting. Let’s look at telephony for example.
Had to install kamailio and rtpengine on centos8 recently… hopefully this saves you some time: https://github.com/fredposner/scripts/blob/master/kamailio/centos8_install.md
Had a great time visiting with members of the open source VoIP community in Fort Lauderdale for open source world / itexpo 2020. I was excited to discuss Kamailio and other aspects of communication as well as get some important hardware discussions in person… it’s an interesting time as hardware and software vendors seem to… Continue reading ITEXPO 2020
From February 11th through 15th, 2020, Open Source World (or open source summit?) will be colocated at ITEXPO 2020 in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This year, I will be speaking the gospel of Kamailio with a presentation entitled, “Using Kamailio to Secure Your Communications” (currently scheduled for February 13th at 3pm). What previously had been… Continue reading Coming Soon: ITEXPO
What is a non-programmer to do when choosing a language for an API?
TL;DR A few weeks ago, I had some strong concerns over Sangoma’s stewardship of Asterisk and FreePBX. Since that post, Astricon showed that Sangoma definitely appreciates the open source VoIP community and I’m optimistic for the future. I, along with 300+ others, attended Astricon 2019 during the last week of October in Atlanta, Georgia. This… Continue reading Astricon 2019 Thoughts
A special spooky episode of ClueCon Weekly with guests Fred Posner and Dan Jenkins! When Open Source is under attack gasp.
Did you catch Fred Posner on FLOSS Weekly discussing Kamailio? FLOSS all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Hosted by Randal Schwartz and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Wednesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Fred was honored to discuss Kamailio with… Continue reading Kamailio on FLOSS Weekly
So, earlier today (2019-09-24), Sangoma tweeted the following: If you don’t know, just over a year ago, Sangoma acquired Digium, the creators of Asterisk (which Sangoma called “the most widely used open source communication software in the world”). Sangoma is also the owner of FreePBX, “the most widely deployed open source PBX platform in use… Continue reading Sangoma Doesn’t Get Open Source
The high cost of poor automation? Recently, an automated call from my utility department served as a great example of automation gone wrong.