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IPFire People

people.ipfire.org is the name of the central communication server that is operated by the IPFire project. It is used to make calls and conferences and it supports instant messaging.
A developer account is required to use these services.

User Interface

Log on to https://people.ipfire.org

Telephony

It is possible to call people directly via their extension. For example sip:XXX@ipfire.org or from the POTS under +49 2363 6035 XXX where XXX is the extension of each developer.

Important extensions

900 Conference Service
901-909 Shortcuts to conference rooms 1-9
980 Parking Extension
990 Voicemail
991 Echo Test Service
992 Music
993 Time
999 Emergency Services
891/890 Agent Login/Logout
000600... Prefix to dial for Verizon WebEx
000601... Prefix to dial for AT&T WebEx

There are also more PBX Features available.

SIP

The primary protocol we use for telephony is SIP (wp>Session Initiation Protocol).

Please use the following credentials to register:

Registrar: ipfire.org
Caller name: your real name
Username: your UID - 900
Password: your password
Protocol: TLS or TCP

Your client should automatically find the server to which to connect to by using DNS SRV and NAPTR records. Make sure that this feature is enabled. When you have trouble with your client, you may optionally use sip.ipfire.org as a SIP proxy.

You may register multiple clients at a time, which will all ring when you are called.

Secure communication

For secure communication with the server, you can use SIP over TLS (TCP/5061) to encrypt the SIP messages and SRTP for encrypting the RTP streams. Only very few clients support these features at this time.

Instant Messaging

Jabber

Instant messaging can be done via Jabber (wp>XMPP). Use the following login credentials:

Username: first name.last name@ipfire.org
Password: your account password

The server requires your client to use SSL/TLS and is of course connected to the global Jabber network.
Since Feb 23rd, 2014, the Jabber server requires SSL/TLS connections for server-to-server connections as well.

Conferences are available at conference.ipfire.org.

Client Setup

You will find some example configurations for different clients over here: Clients

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