[TriLUG] Some basic * questions
brian at strutmasters.com
Tue May 30 16:30:11 EDT 2006
Oh yes, one more thing, to satisfy the higher-ups:
Is there something I could walk into Best Buy and purchase, an Internet
Appliance-type device, to do this, that would be worth the money and not
suck? And also not depend on some subscription service?
Cristobal Palmer wrote:
> I think ssh will give you trouble; I wouldn't try tunneling that way.
> Other people can answer better when it comes to securing your calls.
> Some stuff I _can_ respond to:
>> 2 - Server.
> My asterisk box sports an AMD k6 300 and 384MB of RAM. It's just me,
> mind you, but it works wonderfully.
>> 3 - Client-side. What's the best PC-based client-side software to use
>> to interface with the IP side of Asterisk? Must work in Windows and be
>> VERY easy to configure.
> Try Gizmo (SIP client)
>> 4 - Bandwidth.
> Is there a router involved on the employee end that handles QoS
> properly (eg. a WRT54G)? If so, don't worry about what the user is
> doing too much. If not, ask others how you might implement it. At the
> 'rents we have a WRT54GL, and I've had multiple bittorrents going
> while on a call.
Brian A. Henning
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