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Below are instructions to convert a AsteriskNOW 3.0.X Distro to the new AsteriskNOW 5.211.65 with its Administrative GUI provided by and supported by FreePBX. This will not work for virtual setups using OpenVZ. It will only work on a true hardware box install or KVM virtual setup. Once completed, your Server server should be no different then from a stock brand-new install of the AsteriskNOW 5.211.65 Distro.

AsteriskNOW 3.0.X Conversion Script

AsteriskNOW Download the AsteriskNOW 3.0.X Conversion Script

Actually the above provided The conversion script above will set your PBX as the 5.211.65-13 version.

Executing the Conversion Script

  1. Download the conversion script onto your PBX in the /tmp directory.

    Code Block
    titlewget
    cd /tmp
    wget http://upgrades.freepbxdistro.org/AsteriskNow/scripts/AsteriskNow3.0.x-FreePBX5.211.65-13.sh
  2. Make the conversion script executable.

    Warning
    titleScript
    Replace the script name with the actual one you downloaded.
    Code Block
    titleExecutable
    chmod +x AsteriskNow3.0.x-FreePBX5.211.65-13.sh
  3. Run the conversion script and sit back and have a beer. This will take a while.

    Warning
    titleScript
    Replace the script name with the actual one you downloaded.
    Code Block
    titleExecutable
    ./AsteriskNow3.0.x-FreePBX5.211.65-13.sh
  4. Once the conversion has completed, you should have a full fully functioning AsteriskNOW 5.211.65-13 OEM version of FreePBX Distro.

  5. Once the conversion has completed make sure you install any available upgrade scripts to keep updated your 5.211.65 track with the latest Minor Release Revision.

  6. If you run into any problems, please open create a post in the FreePBX Community forum post here.

 

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