Freeswitch installΒΆ


Upgrade Move Source
mv /usr/src/freeswitch freeswitch-version
Git Release
cd /usr/src
git clone -b v1.4 https://freeswitch.org/stash/scm/fs/freeswitch.git
cd freeswitch
./bootstrap.sh
or
Git Head
cd /usr/src
git clone https://freeswitch.org/stash/scm/fs/freeswitch.git
cd freeswitch
./bootstrap.sh
or
files.freeswitch.org
cd /usr/src
wget http://files.freeswitch.org/freeswitch-1.4.26.zip
unzip freeswitch-1.4.26.zip
cd freeswitch-1.4.26

1.4.x is considered EOL use the steps below for 1.6.x

cd /usr/src
wget http://files.freeswitch.org/freeswitch-1.6.6.zip
unzip freeswitch-1.6.6.zip
cd freeswitch-1.6.6
Ubuntu Dependencies
apt-get install autoconf automake devscripts gawk g++ git-core libjpeg-dev libncurses5-dev libtool make python-dev gawk pkg-config libtiff-dev libperl-dev libgdbm-dev libdb-dev gettext libssl-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libpcre3-dev libspeex-dev libspeexdsp-dev libsqlite3-dev libedit-dev libldns-dev libpq-dev memcached libmemcached-dev
Debian Dependencies
apt-get install autoconf automake devscripts gawk g++ git-core libjpeg-dev libncurses5-dev libtool libtool-bin make python-dev gawk pkg-config libtiff5-dev libperl-dev libgdbm-dev libdb-dev gettext libssl-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libpcre3-dev libspeex-dev libspeexdsp-dev libsqlite3-dev libedit-dev libldns-dev libpq-dev memcached libmemcached-dev
CentOS
yum install git gcc-c++ autoconf automake libtool wget python ncurses-devel zlib-devel libjpeg-devel openssl-devel e2fsprogs-devel sqlite-devel libcurl-devel pcre-devel speex-devel ldns-devel libedit-devel libmemcached-devel
Configure services to auto start
chkconfig --add memcached && chkconfig --levels 33 memcached on
chkconfig --add freeswitch && chkconfig --levels 35 freeswitch on
modules.conf
uncomment the FreeSWITCH modules that are needed.
mod_avmd
mod_callcenter
mod_memcache
mod_cidlookup
mod_curl
Used for MP3 support
mod_shout
Postgres driver
./configure --enable-core-pgsql-support
Run Make
make
Remove FreeSWITCH files
This step is only needed for a FreeSWITCH upgrade.
Once it has been confirmed that the compile was successful then remove files from previous version of FreeSWITCH
rm -rf /usr/local/freeswitch/{lib,mod,bin}/*
Install
make install
File Permissions
Set the file permissions instructions may vary based on the OS and install directory.
Debian and Ubuntu
chown -R www-data:www-data /usr/local/freeswitch
CentOS or Other Unix operating systems
(need make sure that the web server has access to IVR recordings, Fax, and Voicemail)
adduser --disabled-password  --quiet --system --home /usr/local/freeswitch --gecos "FreeSWITCH Voice Platform" --ingroup daemon freeswitch
chown -R freeswitch:daemon /usr/local/freeswitch/
chmod -R o-rwx /usr/local/freeswitch/
Install Sound Files
Run this on new installs.
cd /usr/src/freeswitch
make sounds-install moh-install
make hd-sounds-install hd-moh-install
make cd-sounds-install cd-moh-install

Startup Script

Run on new install only. Create the file ‘/etc/init.d/freeswitch’ with the following code:
#!/bin/bash
### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides:          freeswitch
# Required-Start:    $local_fs $remote_fs
# Required-Stop:     $local_fs $remote_fs
# Default-Start:     2 3 4 5
# Default-Stop:      0 1 6
# Description:       Freeswitch debian init script.
# Author:            Matthew Williams
#
### END INIT INFO
# Do NOT "set -e"

# PATH should only include /usr/* if it runs after the mountnfs.sh script
PATH=/sbin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin
DESC="Freeswitch"
NAME=freeswitch
DAEMON=/usr/local/freeswitch/bin/$NAME
DAEMON_ARGS="-nc -nonat -reincarnate"
PIDFILE=/usr/local/freeswitch/run/$NAME.pid
SCRIPTNAME=/etc/init.d/$NAME

FS_USER=www-data #freeswitch
FS_GROUP=www-data #daemon

# Exit if the package is not installed
[ -x "$DAEMON" ] || exit 0

# Read configuration variable file if it is present
[ -r /etc/default/$NAME ] && . /etc/default/$NAME

# Load the VERBOSE setting and other rcS variables
. /lib/init/vars.sh

# Define LSB log_* functions.
# Depend on lsb-base (>= 3.0-6) to ensure that this file is present.
. /lib/lsb/init-functions

#
# Function that sets ulimit values for the daemon
#
do_setlimits() {
       ulimit -c unlimited
       ulimit -d unlimited
       ulimit -f unlimited
       ulimit -i unlimited
       ulimit -n 999999
       ulimit -q unlimited
       ulimit -u unlimited
       ulimit -v unlimited
       ulimit -x unlimited
       ulimit -s 240
       ulimit -l unlimited
       return 0
}

#
# Function that starts the daemon/service
#
do_start()
{
   # Set user to run as
       if [ $FS_USER ] ; then
     DAEMON_ARGS="`echo $DAEMON_ARGS` -u $FS_USER"
       fi
   # Set group to run as
       if [ $FS_GROUP ] ; then
         DAEMON_ARGS="`echo $DAEMON_ARGS` -g $FS_GROUP"
       fi

       # Return
       #   0 if daemon has been started
       #   1 if daemon was already running
       #   2 if daemon could not be started
       start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile $PIDFILE --exec $DAEMON --test > /dev/null -- \
               || return 1
       do_setlimits
       start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile $PIDFILE --exec $DAEMON --background -- \
               $DAEMON_ARGS \
               || return 2
       # Add code here, if necessary, that waits for the process to be ready
       # to handle requests from services started subsequently which depend
       # on this one.  As a last resort, sleep for some time.
}

#
# Function that stops the daemon/service
#
do_stop()
{
       # Return
       #   0 if daemon has been stopped
       #   1 if daemon was already stopped
       #   2 if daemon could not be stopped
       #   other if a failure occurred
       start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --retry=TERM/30/KILL/5 --pidfile $PIDFILE --name $NAME
       RETVAL="$?"
       [ "$RETVAL" = 2 ] && return 2
       # Wait for children to finish too if this is a daemon that forks
       # and if the daemon is only ever run from this initscript.
       # If the above conditions are not satisfied then add some other code
       # that waits for the process to drop all resources that could be
       # needed by services started subsequently.  A last resort is to
       # sleep for some time.
       start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --oknodo --retry=0/30/KILL/5 --exec $DAEMON
       [ "$?" = 2 ] && return 2
       # Many daemons don't delete their pidfiles when they exit.
       rm -f $PIDFILE
       return "$RETVAL"
}

#
# Function that sends a SIGHUP to the daemon/service
#
do_reload() {
       #
       # If the daemon can reload its configuration without
       # restarting (for example, when it is sent a SIGHUP),
       # then implement that here.
       #
       start-stop-daemon --stop --signal 1 --quiet --pidfile $PIDFILE --name $NAME
       return 0
}

case "$1" in
 start)
       [ "$VERBOSE" != no ] && log_daemon_msg "Starting $DESC" "$NAME"
       do_start
       case "$?" in
               0|1) [ "$VERBOSE" != no ] && log_end_msg 0 ;;
               2) [ "$VERBOSE" != no ] && log_end_msg 1 ;;
       esac
       ;;
 stop)
       [ "$VERBOSE" != no ] && log_daemon_msg "Stopping $DESC" "$NAME"
       do_stop
       case "$?" in
               0|1) [ "$VERBOSE" != no ] && log_end_msg 0 ;;
               2) [ "$VERBOSE" != no ] && log_end_msg 1 ;;
       esac
       ;;
 status)
      status_of_proc -p $PIDFILE $DAEMON $NAME && exit 0 || exit $?
      ;;
 #reload|force-reload)
       #
       # If do_reload() is not implemented then leave this commented out
       # and leave 'force-reload' as an alias for 'restart'.
       #
       #log_daemon_msg "Reloading $DESC" "$NAME"
       #do_reload
       #log_end_msg $?
       #;;
 restart|force-reload)
       #
       # If the "reload" option is implemented then remove the
       # 'force-reload' alias
       #
       log_daemon_msg "Restarting $DESC" "$NAME"
       do_stop
       case "$?" in
         0|1)
               do_start
               case "$?" in
                       0) log_end_msg 0 ;;
                       1) log_end_msg 1 ;; # Old process is still running
                       *) log_end_msg 1 ;; # Failed to start
               esac
               ;;
         *)
               # Failed to stop
               log_end_msg 1
               ;;
       esac
       ;;
 *)
       #echo "Usage: $SCRIPTNAME {start|stop|restart|reload|force-reload}" >&2
       echo "Usage: $SCRIPTNAME {start|stop|restart|force-reload}" >&2
       exit 3
       ;;
esac

exit 0

Make the script executable and make it auto start on system boot:

chmod +x /etc/init.d/freeswitch
update-rc.d freeswitch defaults