Hi. I’m a very beginner with FreePBX 16. I need to install the system on a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 in AWS. I do not want to start from a pre-baked AMI, but I’d like to install the system on a fresh machine. My questions:
is this feasible? I haven’t found an official guide, and I’m going to follow the process for Debian 10 from the Wiki
in the process above, there’s the following warning:
****** COMMERCIAL MODULES CANNOT BE INSTALLED ON THIS OS ******
that sounds a little bit problematic. Isn’t there a way to install commercial modules in this type of installations? I can start to another fresh OS as well. I’d just like to know if it’s possible in some sway.
Open source (non-commercial) versions of FreePBX will install on Ubuntu 22.04 but there are some caveats to this. The IncrediblePBX project offers installation on Debian 10, Debian 11, Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 22.04. That distro features FreePBX-16 but will not support commercial modules. All open source modules of FreePBX are supported.
FreePBX utilizes old versions of PHP and NPM that are not automatically installed on newer OS releases. If you need commercial modules, you are better off staying on the reservation with the FreePBX distros which have the older versions of various distros baked in.
Hi @annabell, for the moment I’m just testing the flexibility of the installation. I work for a little shop that usually resells Cisco solutions. I’m exploring alternatives for small and medium businesses. So, no hard requirements, but I’d like to stick to AWS for business reasons.