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Configure a number

Fonoster is a bring your prefered tools Open Source alternative to programmable communication alternatives on the market. This means that you can use any service that makes sense for your applications, including your favorite Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider.

Choosing a VoIP provider

With Fonoster you can bring your own VoIP Provider for call origination or termination. However, we recommend using for US and Canada.

Once you have a VoIP provider, you will need to compile the following information:

  • Trunk Host/IP
  • SIP Username for registration
  • SIP Password for registration
  • Transport (usually UDP or TCP)
  • Phone number ideally in E.164 format

Adding a new VoIP provider

Using the CLI or the Console create a new Trunk with the information form your VoIP provider.

If using the CLI, run the following command:

fonoster providers:create

Adding a new number

Adding a new Number is just as easy. Simply type the following command on your terminal:

fonoster numbers:create

Skip the "address of record" option

You are all set.