Change MySQL root password

To change MySQL root password login to the server console and run following command:

mysqladmin -u root -p  password 'new-password'

You will be prompted for your old password and new password will be set to newpass.

Trixbox Asterisk - Forward extension via web admin GUI

TrixBox Asterisk

To forward extension on Trixbox Asterisk server:

  • Login to admin web GUI
  • PBX > PBX Settings > Extension > [extension]
  • Under Device Options change value of field dial
    • To forward to an extension on the same VOIP server:
      Where: 601 - extension you are forwarding to
    • To forward to an extension to another outgoing trunk:
      Where: IAX2/Boston - trunk name; 601 - extension you are forwarding to

Trixbox v2.6.2.2

Cannot dial-in into conference via IVR (Trixbox Asterisk)

If you use IVR (Interactive voice response) on your Asterisk / Trixbox setup, Enable Direct Dial option allows callers to directly dial extensions.

Trixbox Digital Receptionist

By default it doesn't allow to dial-in into conferences. If you try you will get response similar to:
"That option is invalid. Please try again"

Force mouse capture in VMware client

VMware vSphere  and VMware Workstation allows seamless mouse movement between your physical and virtual machines. In most situations this is a desired behaviour, but sometimes you may want mouse cursor to be captured inside a VM. For example, I was testing Windows 8 as a virtual machine and it's much easier to navigate Metro edge UI when mouse cursor is captured inside virtual PC. Also can be beneficial for gaming.


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