Introduction

Many asterisk applications come in distros and the installation methods described by the software developers often concentrate on how to install the iso files on a physical machine rather than a remote virtual private server (VPS). Information on installing asterisk and its components on vps normally comes in bits and pieces around the internet. This site seeks to become a one stop hub for such information giving a relief to those intending to install and configure asterisk packages on VPS machines.

There are quite a number of distros which come bundled with Asterisk, some of which are Elastix UC package, Freepbx distros, PBX in a flash, trixbox etc. We will describe how to install these without tears on VPS systems.