SIP soft phone – using X-Lite with Asterisk

If you’re looking for a softphone to use with Asterisk X-Lite is great.  It works on both Windows and Linux, although the configuration screens are a little different on the different versions.

All you should need to get it working with Asterisk are the following settings  (screenshot from the Windows version) –


Obviously you’ll need to change the server name to your Asterisk server’s DNS name or IP address, and the username/secret settings to the extension you created in Asterisk.

Please make sure you pick a difficult-to-guess secret/password, especially if your box is accessible from the Internet.