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A location is a physical Asterisk server instance. By default iSymphony creates a location with the name default. Upon first login you will need to modify some of the settings within the default location. Expand the Locations and click on default location.

Adding Location

To add a location right click on the "Locations" item in the configuration tree and select "New".

Removing Location

To remove a location right click on the location item that you wish to remove and select "Remove".

Renaming Location

To rename a location right click on the location item that you wish to rename and select "Rename".

Reloading Location

Reloading a location will perform an internal restart of the specific location from the internally stored configuration.
To reload a location right click on the location item that you wish to reload and select "Reload".

Location Properties




Identifier for the location.

Admin Password:

Set the password used to allow administrators to login to this specific Location.

Asterisk Server Connection



The hostname or IP address of the Asterisk server (default: localhost).


The port for the Asterisk server AMI (default: 5038).


The manager login name setup in manager.conf.


The manager password(secret value) setup in manager.conf.



Originate Timeout:

The time in milliseconds that the system will attempt to call the originating extension before hanging up during an origination request (default: 30000).

Reload on dial plan reload:

If checked the location will reload whenever the Asterisk dial plan is reloaded in order to pickup on changes made to the Asterisk configuration.

Force client updates:

If checked users in this location will not need to confirm the installation of client updates.

Use Conf Bridge:If checked all Temporary Conferences and non ChanSpy type barges will utilize app_ConfBridge 10.




The host or IP of your Jabber server.


The domain name of your Jabber server (i.e. where users are specified as


Resource that your Jabber users will utilize. (default: iSymphony)


The port of your Jabber server (default: 5222).

Mask jabber usernames with profile name:

If checked Jabber conversations will display the configured profile name instead of the Jabber username in the iSymphony client.

Log messages:

If checked all Jabber conversations will be logged on the server.



File System:

Voicemail state will be tracked on the local file system. Used if the iSymphony server resides on the same file system as the voicemail files.


Path to voice mail files (default: /var/spool/asterisk/voicemail).

Voicemail Agent:

Voicemail state will be tracked via a connection to a remote voicemail agent application. Used if the voicemail files do not reside on the same file system as iSymphony (Requires the voicemail agent application).


The host or ip of the voicemail agent.


The port of the voicemail agent.


The username used to log into the voicemail agent.


The password used to log into the voicemail agent.

FreePBX Mode



If checked all extension->peer mappings will be automatically pulled from the FreePBX Asterisk database entries. The server will also listen for Device User Mode events in order track the dynamic extension->peer mappings.

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