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– This blog will describe the steps to install current stable release Opensips-2.1 with PostgreSQL on CentOS.
– Update the source repository and package indexes to install the latest available packages
# yum update– Install the required packages for opensips
# yum install gcc-c++ bison lynx subversion flex git curl-devel libxslt libxml2-devel wget ncurses-devel libxml2-dev libmemcached libexpat1-devel unixODBC unixODBC-devel postgresql-devel
# cd /usr/local/src
# git clone https://github.com/OpenSIPS/opensips.git -b 2.1 opensips_2_1
# cd opensips_2_1/
# make all-Open the configuration interface:
# make menuconfig-The text-based user interface will look like this:
– Press Right arrow key on the first option and goto the following sub menu:
– Pressing right arrow key will display list of modules where we need to select the modules along with module ‘db_postgres’ which we want to install:
– Once the modules’ selection is done, press left arrow key to go back to previous menu Select “Save Changes” and press enter. A list of suggested libraries and packages will show up at the bottom of the screen for help.
– Press left arrow key again to go back to main menu. Select “Compile And Install OpenSIPS” and press Enter. If everything goes well opensips will be installed successfully.
– Now install Opensips:
# make install
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# touch ~/.pgpass
# vim .pgpass
# chmod 0600 /root/.pgpass
# cp opensips.init /etc/init.d/opensips– Edit init script and change below variables:
# vim /etc/init.d/opensips
– Go to /usr/local/etc/opensips directory ,open the file opensipsctlrc and set below database parameters.
# /usr/local/sbin/opensipsdbctl create
– If you want to create a different database other than defined in DBNAME, you can run
# /usr/local/sbin/opensipsdbctl create your_custom_db_name
PGSQL password for root:
INFO: test server charset
INFO: creating database opensips …
INFO: Core OpenSIPS tables succesfully created.
Install presence related tables? (y/n): y
INFO: creating presence tables into opensips …
INFO: Presence tables succesfully created.
Install tables for imc cpl siptrace domainpolicy carrierroute userblacklist? (y/n): y
INFO: creating extra tables into opensips …
INFO: Extra tables succesfully created.
# /etc/init.d/opensips start– We can check Opensips is running or not by the command
# /etc/init.d/opensips stop
# netstat -pan |grep opensips
udp 0 0 192.168.1.88:5060 0.0.0.0:* 3359/opensips
udp 0 0 192.168.1.88:5060 0.0.0.0:* 3305/opensips
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