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Box has a secondary static IP address set in: /etc/network/interfaces of with a web interface on: for system reconfiguration. You can also SSH at The boxen have a default login of 'root' and a password of '1234' which it will ask you to change. Once changed, we can not help recover the password, so please remember it somehow…

Note: If a monitor and keyboard are plugged in, on the boot screen, it will tell you the IP and port to the web interface on the local IP IP: Such as: a web interface at:

On first boot, if this is a FreePBX system, the administration interface is available at:

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FreePBX Network Appliance Quick Start Guide

Thank you for purchasing a ring-u IP phone solution. Out of the box, our your appliance is configured to host a FreePBX installation. On first boot, the machine can be connected to a monitor for ease of administration.

After the machine finishes starting up, it will display some helpful administration information resembling the following:

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You'll notice the message includes : “To configure FreePBX:” and “To change the system mode:” followed by IP addresses. If you'd like to use the system with FreePBX and manually configure your phone system, enter the address following “To configure FreePBX:” into a web browser of a computer on the same network.

You'll be greeted with the option to setup an administrative account and continue with the setup your FreePBX system.

If you do not have access to a monitor, there is the option to configure it without seeing the initial startup information.

Plug the PBX into Power and an ethernet cable.

Then, plug the ethernet cable into the ethernet port of the computer you wish to use to administer the box from.

The computer's interface must be set to the static IP of

Setting a static IP for Windows 7, 8, or 10

  • Press Start ⇒ Type “Network and Sharing” ⇒ click on “Network and Sharing Center”
  • Click “Change Adapter Settings”
  • Right Click on your ethernet connection (often Local Area Connection ) ⇒ click “Properties”
  • Click to highlight “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” ⇒ click “Properties”
  • Click the radio button “Use the following IP address:” and enter:
  • IP address:
  • Subnet mask:
  • Default Gateway:
  • Preferred DNS server:

  • And Click OK to close both the “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and “Ethernet Properties” dialogue boxes.
  • Now, you can enter into a web browser to configure your FreePBX system.
  • Alternately, to change the system to a ring-u server, you can enter into a web browser to change the system mode.

While this PBX comes preconfigured as a FreePBX server, it can changed to support the ring-u business phone system. ring-u offers both

  • Last modified: 2020/06/08 11:17