Features and Functionality

Elastix has multiple features and functionalities related with all the services available: IP Telephony, Mail Server, Fax Server, Conferences, Instant Messaging Server, among others. New features, functionalities and Services are added at the development of new versions.

Below you will find a detail list of features and functionalities:

PBX

  • Call recording
  • Voicemail
  • Supported codecs: ADPCM, G.711 (A-Law & μ-Law), G.722, G.723.1 (pass through), G.726, G.728, G.729, GSM, iLBC (optional) among others.
  • Flexible and configurable IVR
  • Support for voice synthesization
  • IP terminal batch configuration tool
  • Integrated echo canceller
  • Endpoint configurator
  • Support for video-phones
  • Hardware detection interface
  • DHCP server for dynamic IP
  • Web-based operator panel
  • Call parking
  • Call detail record (CDR) report
  • Billing and consumption report
  • Channel usage reports
  • Distributed DialPlan with dundi
  • Asterisk in real time
  • Conference center with virtual rooms
  • SIP and IAX support, among others
  • Voicemail-to-email functionality
  • Support for analog interfaces such as FXS/FXO (PSTN/POTS)
  • Support for digital interfaces (E1/T1/J1) through PRI/BRI/R2 protocols
  • Caller ID
  • Multiple trunk support
  • Incoming and outgoing routes with support for dial pattern matching
  • Support for follow-me
  • Support for ring groups
  • Support for paging and intercom
  • Support for time conditions
  • Support for PIN sets
  • DISA (Direct Inward System Access)
  • Callback support
  • Support for bluetooth interfaces through cell phones (chan_mobile)
  • VoIP provider configuration
  • Support for call queues

FAX

  • Fax server based on HylaFax
  • Fax visor with downloaded PDFs
  • Fax to email application
  • SendFax Module
  • Fax to email customization
  • Access control for fax clients
  • Can be integrated with Winprint Hylafax
  • Fax send through Web Interface

GENERAL

  • Online embedded help
  • System resources monitor
  • Network configurator
  • Server shutdown from the web
  • Access control to the interface based on ACLs
  • DHCP Client List Module
  • Backup Restore Validation
  • Centralized updates management
  • Backup/restore support via Web
  • Support for skin
  • Configurable server date, time and timezone
  • Heartbeat Module
  • Automatic Backup Restore
  • DHCP by MAC

INSTANT MESSAGING

  • Openfire instant messaging server
  • IM client initiated calls
  • Web based management for IM server
  • IM groups support
  • Support for other IM gateways like MSN, Yahoo Messenger, GTalk and ICQ
  • Report of user sessions
  • XMPP/Jabber support
  • Plugins support
  • LDAP support
  • Server-to-server support

EMAIL

  • Mail server with multi-domain support
  • Web based management
  • Support for mail relay
  • Web based email client
  • Remote SMTP Module
  • Support for quotas
  • Antispam support
  • Based in Postfix for high email volume
  • Email List management
  • Remote SMTP Module

Colaboration

  • PBX-integrated calendar with support for voice notifications
  • Phone Book with click-to-dial capabilities
  • Two CRM products integrated to the interface (vTigerCRM and SugarCRM)
  • Web Conference
  • New Features in Calendar Module

Extras

  • Billing support with A2Billing
  • Integrated CRM: vTigerCRM and SugarCRM
  • Addons Module

Introduced in Elastix 2.4 and 2.5

  • Update to CentOS a 5.9.
  • Update to dahdi a 2.10.0.1-3
  • Update to asterisk 11.17.1-1
  • Update to freePBX 2.11.0-21
  • Update to Rhino 0.99.6-4.b4
  • Update to Wanpipe 7.0.12-3
  • Update of kernel to 2.6.18-348.6.1.el5
  • Backups on a FTP server
  • Heartbeat Module
  • Elastix Modules at RPMs
  • DHCP Client List Module
  • Automatic Backup Restore
  • Backup Restore Validation
  • DHCP by MAC
  • Elastixwave
  • Elastix News Applet
  • Hardware detector enhancement
  • Telephony Hardware Info
  • Communication activity applet
  • Process Status Applet

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