FreePBX, how to create a SIP account

This guide shows you how to create an extension. The extension can be used with Ozeki. Before you start to configure this solution it is assumed that you have already installed your FreePBX on a Linux distribution.

Configure FreePBX

In this example I have installed FreePBX on a computer which IP address is You can reach and configure FreePBX through its web interface. In order to configure FreePBX navigate to the IP address of your installation using the web browser and click on the 'PBX Administrator' icon (Figure 1).

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Figure 1 - FreePBX in your browser

Login as administrator with the password you set during the installation (Figure 2).

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Figure 2 - Login as Administrator

Once you logged in, click on 'Extensions' (Figure 3).

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Figure 3 - Click on Extensions

Now you can add an extension to your configuration. To do this, select 'Generic SIP Device' from the Device list, and click on 'Submit' (Figure 4).

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Figure 4 - Add a generic SIP device

Fill the User Extension, Display Name and the SIP Alias field, and scroll down the configuration form (Figure 5).

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Figure 5 - Configuration fields

Provide the SIP password at the secret field. In this example it will be abc123 (Figure 6).

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Figure 6 - Provide SIP password

Once it is done, click on 'Submit' (Figure 7).

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Figure 7 - Click on 'Submit'

To apply the new extension, click on 'Apply Configuration Changes' at the top of the page (Figure 8).

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Figure 8 - Apply configuration changes

The changes will be applied by reloading the config file of the PBX. Click on 'Continue with reload'.

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Figure 9 - Reload configuration file

Now the configuration is complete so you can start your phone lines and connect them with Ozeki.

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