FreePBX 22.214.171.124 / Current Asterisk Version 16.15.1 / all modules up to date
I have recently configured a couple of Sangoma S500 phones as remote phones and am quite happy with the result. I do realize that Sangoma-branded phones will be far and away the easiest phones to configure as remote phones with FreePBX, but now I am curious about the experience others in the FreePBX community have with using other brands of phones.
Over the years i have collected a bunch of ancient VoIP phones, specifically Cisco 7911s, 7912s, 7960s, 7961s, 7945s, 7975s, 8961s, SPA303s, and SPA525Gs; Aastra 6753i’s; Avaya 9620s and 9650s; and Nortel 1535s. I have managed, with varying degrees of difficulty, to get each of these ancient phones to register with FreePBX.
So I’m wondering if others would be willing to share knowledge, experience, recommendations, frustrations, rants, etc., about configuring older IP phones as remote phones with FreePBX.