Prepend your Tech Prefix to use IP-Based Authentication in FreePBX
This article describes the steps required to prepend your Flowroute Tech Prefix to dialed numbers in order to use IP-Based Authentication in FreePBX.
Dialed numbers are set up using the following format: XXXXXXXX*12066418000@[YOUR_POP_REGION].sip.flowroute.com where
- XXXXXXXX represents your tech prefix,
- 12066418000 represents the number to dial, and
- @[YOUR_POP_REGION].sip.flowroute.com is appended after the number to dial.
|NOTE: This is one of the two steps required for IP-based authentication.|
- Have your Flowroute Tech Prefix. This can be found on your Account Profile page of Flowroute Manage.
- Have the numbers you want to set up for IP-based authentication.
- Log on to FreePBX Administration application, and then go to your Flowroute Trunk page.
- In the Outbound Dial Prefix field of the Dialed Number Manipulation Rules section, enter your Tech Prefix followed by an asterisk (*), as shown in the following example:
- Click Submit Changes, and then click Apply Config.
- Restart FreePBX.
- Statically route your inbound calls to your public IP.
- Disable SIP Credentials in your Flowroute account under Preferences -> Fraud Control.
Disabling SIP Credentials will better secure your system by preventing fraudsters from being able to steal your credentials from your FreePBX to make fraudulent calls.
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