How an “Asterisk Certification (DCAP)” Can Change Your Life

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How an “Asterisk Certification (DCAP)” Can Change Your Life

Posted:Mon 24 of Aug, 2009 (12:06 UTC)
What is Asterisk Advance?

The Asterisk Advanced class is a five-day course for our more experience Asterisk user, who are already familiar with the basics of Asterisk and Linux command-line, but want to learn more. Students will learn to create advanced dial plans and create innovative telephony solutions by using the features of Asterisk. It is a combination of both lectures and labs designed to give the students both the theory behind the concepts and the hands-on experience to be able to effectively deploy Asterisk-based solutions.

What is D-CAP?

The Digium-Certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP) certification is a verification of your knowledge of Asterisk. The certification covers a specific released, stable version of Asterisk. The program is offered at the end of the Asterisk Bootcamp and the Asterisk Advanced training course.

Course Objective

The main objective of this course is to familiarize students with Asterisk and the environment in which it operates, both in terms of operating system and telephony (traditional and IP) connections — and to acquaint participants with the installation, configuration and basic operation of Asterisk.
This course is very suitable for:
    • Working Professionals in the field of Telephony and Networking
    • Business Professionals in the field of Telephony, PBX, PSTN Exchanges, VoIP Exchanges, IP PBX
    • Students of Telecommunication, IT and Networking

Value Delivered by Course
At the end of the training class, participants will be able to:
• Identify the purpose and primary functionality of Asterisk as a PBX and as an application development platform
• List the functionality associated with a traditional PBX
• Explain the background to Asterisk in terms of the history of Digium and the Open Source community of which it is a part
• Define the operating system environments in which Asterisk is developed and supported
• Describe the telephony connections which Asterisk supports and identify the Digium hardware needed to effect this connectivity
• Identify the basic characteristics of analog and digital PSTN connections and how VoIP compares and contrasts with these
• Install and run Asterisk from the packages available for download from
• Configure Asterisk to deliver basic PBX functionality including basic call routing, voicemail and directory services
• Learn the basics of Linux in order to be an effective Asterisk administrator
• * They can also learn how to customize Asterisk
For more information Visit:

Ashvini Gaur
Technical Manager
Enterux Solutions (Digium Authorized Training Partners-India)