New CompletePBX Release – 5.2.21

Oct 19, 2023 | CompletePBX Change Log, VoIP PBX Technical Updates

In this release:  Amazon S3 & other remote storage support with the new External Storage module for managing remote storage for recording and CDR uploads. CDR upload module – automating CDR uploads for integrations with 3rd party tools & services.
NOTE: This update is released for all relevant Xorcom systems excluding Spark, which will be released later on this month.

IMPORTANT NOTE! When upgrading from version 5.0.59 or older, follow the following procedure (click to expand)
If you are upgrading a Spark system, you may ignore the special instructions.
For any other system of version 5.0.59 or lower please perform the following steps:

1. run
yum install xorcom-centos-release

2.  run
yum update

This will ensure the system will be updated from the correct repositories.

PBX Improvements

External Storage Management

A new module allows the management of remote resources. The module allows configuring remote storage locations to be used in other modules. External storage can be used by Backup & Restore, CDR Settings, and Call Recording modules.

Adding external storage provider to PBX

Backup to External/Cloud Storage

Backups can now be saved to a remote S3 storage. The auto-upload details should be set up in the Task Manager where the external resource used needs to be defined:

PBX Backup to a remote location

Uploading Recorded Calls to External Storage

It is now possible to use an external storage resource as a destination for call recordings (SETTINGS -> PBX Settings -> Call Recording). After selecting the remote location it is possible to set the upload intervals.

Call recording to cloud S3 storage

CDR Upload & 3rd Party Billing Integration

A new CDR Settings dialogue was added (SETTINGS -> PBX Settings -> CDR Settings), allowing to set CDR upload to an external storage (configured in External Resources). This allows easy integration with 3rd part billing and other systems.

CDR Upload Module

Authentication Support in Apps

Supervision Switchboard, StatExploere, and Wallboards now support the updated login methods, supporting all types of authentication. Permissions to the apps are now configured as part of User Profiles (ADMIN -> Admin -> User Profiles).
Older systems in which the permission is configured under Application Access will continue working after updgrading to the new version with the previous settings.

Managing PBX Switchboard and Statistics Permissions

Operating System Updates

  • OS updates for Swift (latest Debian 11 packages)

Bug Fixes

  • Missing phonebook entry when phone is missing
  • TG based post dialing diversions ( CFB,CFN,CFU…) not workin properly in some versions.
  • Unable to set SIP parameters using API funciton configure_sip_settings.
  • Voicemails not restored properly in some versions.
    SNMP ‘community’ parameter is generated only when Trap Sink is configured.
  • Can’t set time group when using add_route_selection member.
  • Complete Concierge services don’t stop before restoring a backup.
  • StatExplorer – IVR can not be filterred.
  • Cloud Recording upload fails when call type is empty.

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