ScopTEL Server Installation

Module 3 - ScopTEL IP PBX Software - Server Installation Wizard

"root" login

In order to login to the Linux CLI you must login as the root user
Type root
Enter the default root password ‘scopserv’ omitting the ‘
To change the default root password then after a successful root login type ‘passwd’ omitting the quotes.
You will be prompted to enter your new root password twice for confirmation.

Best practices:

Do not use dictionary words.
User a combination of alphanumeric characters in your password.
Minimum password length should be 8 characters.

Console - ifconfig

A newly installed server uses DHCP to get an IP address from a DHCP server on the network so make sure the public network interface is connected to the network so the server can get an IP address.
Before you can login to the server you must know the IP address of at least one physical interface.
From the Linux console login prompt, enter username ‘root’ omitting any quotation marks.
From the password prompt enter the default root password ‘scopserv’ omitting any quotation marks.
Once you are successfully logged as root type the command ‘ifconfig’ to determine at least one eth interface .
In this example the eth0 IP address is Also notice that the HWaddr is the MAC address of the eth0 interface.

Console – nmtui

If there is no DHCP server on the network the server will not get an IP address.
Using the command ‘nmtui’ omitting any quotes an IP address can be set statically and then used to login to the GUI.

Use the tab key on the keyboard to select Edit a connection

Use the tab key on the keyboard to select the desired interface and press Enter

Use the tab key and keyboard arrows on the keyboard to select elements.
The Default is Automatic (DHCP)
To edit this connection Tab to <Automatic> and press Enter
Tab to Manual and press Enter

Keep using the keyboard to enter any static configurations, then tab or use arrows to select OK and press Enter
After pressing Enter use the <Back> button to exit nmtui

Console – service network restart

From the root prompt type ‘service network restart’ omitting any quotes to restart the network with the new static IP address.


Using the IP address of the server and the default management port :5555 login to the server using an Internet Browser

The default admin username is 'admin'
The default admin password is 'admin'
On your first login you will be required to change the default admin password.

Server Module – Configuration Wizard

Before proceeding make sure you have your server’s serial number handy so you can activate all of the menus and proceed with the configuration wizard.
If you have the serial number proceed with the wizard by pressing Next.

Server Module – EULA

By clicking on Next on the EULA page you are agreeing to the terms of the ScopServ End User License Agreement.

Server Module – Listen Port

Server Module – Registration Details
The default GUI listening port is 5555
Proxy information can be entered if the required Internet connection uses a proxy.
To send voicemail or fax to email using a third party email server tick the ‘Smart Relay’ check box and fill in the credentials needed to connect to the external email server.
Click Next to proceed.

Server Module – Registration Details

Enter the Serial Number purchased from ScopServ and system details.
Click Next.

Server Module – Network Configuration

Set the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) for the system.
Set the network configuration as DHCP or static  for the system.  Static is recommended.
Set the DNS server information for this system so the server can resolve domain names to IP addresses.
NOTE: The system is a fully capable DNS server and can resolve DNS for the network but a third party DNS server can also be used.
Press Next.

Server Module – High Availability

Enable or skip any required High Availability Settings.
Press Next.

Server Module – Firewall Type

Since this example system only has a single network interface there is no option to choose a firewall/gateway mode.
Choose single system to enable the firewall or no firewall to disable the firewall.
If a firewall mode is chosen tick off the options to allow desired allowed inbound traffic.

Server Module – Locale

Choose the language type that best suits your country profile to set the local tones and cadences configuration that best suits your local telco.
The Server is behind NAT option is configured if the server is behind a third party NAT router.  This setting manipulates SIP traffic to work behind the NAT router using the internal Session Border Controller (SBC).
NOTE:  If the server is behind NAT then ensure that the external firewall port forwards the TCP/UDP ports to the static IP address of the server.
Port examples:
5060/udp SIP signaling
5060-5061/tcp SIP signaling
10000-20000/udp SIP RTP traffic
UDP 4569 IAX2 signaling and RTP traffic
22/tcpSSH management
5555/tcp ScopTEL GUI
123/udp NTP

Server Module – Apply Changes and Reboot

Review changes and tick on Apply Changes.
Click Finish.
Reboot Server when prompted.

Server Module – Update After Reboot

Once the server is rebooted login again (use the new IP address if the ifconfig address was changed).
From the Configuration>Server>Packages 
Manager menu tree click on the ‘Update Now’ link to upgrade all of the system packages.

Server Module – Update All Packages

Be patient while all updates are fetched and applied by the server.
NOTE:  If the annual software maintenance agreement is not current for the system serial number then no ScopServ updates  will be fetched.

Telephony Module - Commit and Restart Asterisk

If the scopserv-telephonyX packages are updated then you will have to do a full commit on the Configuration>Telephony>Configuration page.
If any Asterisk packages are updated then you will have to restart Asterisk from the Configuration>Telephony>General>Restart Telephony  page.
NOTE:  Always do a full commit  before restarting Asterisk/Telephony Server.

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