PaloSanto Solutions June 2009
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This manual corresponds to the Installation of theElastix distro version 1.3.2 Elastix is distributed as an ISO file that can be burned to a CD from any CD burning software. This version can be downloaded from http://www.elastix.org or directly from the download site for the project: http://sourceforge.net/projects/elastix/
1.- Installing from CD
Once you’ve downloaded the ISO of the distro be sure to burn it properly to a CD. Turn on yourserver and insert the CD. Make sure that your server boots from the optical drive (CDROM), otherwise you must enable this option in the BIOS of your machine. If you burned correctly your CD you should get the following screen:
Picture 1.1 Initial installation screen Note: The Elastix Installation CD will format the hard drive during the installation process. This will delete all the information inthe system, please make sure you don’t have any important information stored in the hard drive. If you are an expert user write the command: advanced Otherwise you can press ENTER or wait till the CD begins the installation automatically.
You have to choose the keyboard layout according to your language. If your keyboard language is English select the option: “en”.
Picture 1.2 choosingthe keyboard layout Select your current location.
Picture 1.3 Selection of the current location Write the password that will be used by the Elastix administrator. Note: Remember this is a critical issue for the system security.
Picture 1.4 Choosing root password Note: The next procedures will be executed by the installation CD automatically. First, the installer will search thenecessary dependencies for the installation.
Picture 1.5 The installer searches dependencies between packets.
After this, the installation begins; you’ll see the next screen:
Picture 1.6 Packet installation process Screen of the installation process before ending.
Picture 1.7 Ending of packet installation process. Once the installation is complete, the system proceeds to reboot. Note: Youmust remove the CD and is recommended to modify the BIOS to boot from the hard drive as the first option. After the system restart the following kernel will boot automatically: Elastix-base (2.6.18-
Picture 1.8 GRUB screen for boot image selection Log in as the root user with the password set at the moment of installation.
Picture 1.9 Authentication screen to enterElastix from the console
2.- Installing from a flash memory device
This procedure is aimed to users whit a flash memory distributed with an ELX series Appliance. The Flash memory device should be placed on one of the USB ports of the Elastix server. Once you place the flash memory, start the server. Make sure that your server boots from a USB drive (Flash memory), otherwise you must enablethis option in the BIOS of your machine. If everything is correct you should get the following screen.
Picture 2.1 Initial installation screen Note: The flash memory device will format the hard drive during the installation process. This will delete all the information in the system, please make sure you don’t have any important information stored in the hard drive. If you are an expert user...