Editing Config Files

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To modify your node beyond the basic settings of what nodesetup.sh can do, you'll need to manually edit the config files.

Linux CLI Editors

For quick and simple changes the built-in Linux editors are the way to go.

  • vi is pretty much the default editor on most linux distros. Learn it, love it.
    • Update vi to fix cursor movement (apt-get install vim).
  • nano is easier to learn and preferred by many.

GUI Editors

Many folks prefer a GUI editor and file transfer client over the Linux vi and nano editors. If you need to do a lot of copy and paste these are much easier. Here are some of the many clients out there.

For Windows:

  • Winscp is a popular file transfer and editor client.
  • Putty is the SSH and Telnet client.

For Mac:

Location of Config Files

Nearly all of the files you'll need to edit are in /etc/asterisk