82.8. How to register an IAX telephone onto Abilis

The IAX telephone can be an IP phone or a softphone running on a PC. It can be registered in the Abilis private or public side.

Enter into the Abilis control-program or open the configuration file with the Console configurator and type the following commands.

a res:ctiiax


s act res:ctiiax

Add the CTIIAX resource.


If the resource already exists, set it active.

s p ctiiax act:yesEnable the CTIIAX runtime functionalities.
a user:iax_phone pwd:iax_phone iax:yesAdd the username and password associated to the IAX telephone and enable it to IAX protocol.
s user:iax_phone iax-number:61Configure the IAX telephone number.
s user:iax_phone iax-maxses-bid:4Configure the maximum number of IAX bidirectional sessions.
save confSave the configuration.

On a working Abilis, a system restart is required to make the CTIIAX resource running.


The previous configuration can be applied also when Asterisk must register itself onto Abilis.


For the softphones configuration, refer to Chapter 91, Softphones.