A2Billing configuration on FreePBX

Here is the step by step instruction on how to configure a2billing with FreePBX 2.4:

Step1)

In a2billing, go to Trunks > create provider


Step2)

In a2billing, go to Trunks > Add Trunk



Step3)

In a2billing, go to RATECARD > Create new RateCard


Step4)

In a2billing, go to RATECARD > Create Call Plan

Step5)

In a2billing, go to RATECARD > Create Call Plan

Here is how you can test the rates by the simulator:


Step6)

Assign a customer (extension) to a call plan:

Step7)

In FreePBX, create a custom trunk:


Custom Dial String: Local/$OUTNUM$@a2billing/n

and use this trunk as destination for outbound routes.

You’re all set now. For troubeshooting run this:

# tail -f /var/log/asterisk/a2billing/a2billing_agi.log

Here is a sample ERROR (related to lack of rate card for the called number)

[22/02/2012 18:43:40]:[file:Class.A2Billing.php - line:721]:[CallerID:124]:[CN:124]:[ERROR ::> RateEngine didnt succeed to match the dialed number over the ratecard
(Please check : id the ratecard is well create ; if the removeInter_Prefix is set according to your prefix in the ratecard ; if you hooked the ratecard to the Call Plan)]
[22/02/2012 18:43:40]:[file:Class.A2Billing.php - line:636]:[CallerID:124]:[CN:124]:[[CARD STATUS UPDATE : UPDATE cc_card SET inuse=inuse-1 WHERE username='124']]
[22/02/2012 18:43:40]:[CallerID:124]:[CN:124]:[[exit]]

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