How to – Scratch install Vicidial on RockyLinux 8.5

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In This article We will be letting you know how to Scratch install Vicidial on RockyLinux 8.5. You will be able to learn and install vicidial in your Rocky linux 8.5 yourself. incase you have failed and need any assistance feel free to drop us a line in comment section on in our inbox at info@seoxoom.com

sed -i 's/SELINUX=enforcing/SELINUX=disabled/g' /etc/selinux/config

Set Default Editor to nano:
yum -y install nano

nano /etc/bashrc

Then add this line at the bottom:
export EDITOR="nano"

timedatectl set-timezone America/New_York


rc.local not work:

chmod +x /etc/rc.d/rc.local
systemctl enable rc-local
systemctl start rc-local
systemctl status rc-local

yum check-update
yum -y install epel-release
reboot

yum update -y
reboot

yum groupinstall "Development Tools" -y

reboot

yum -y install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
yum -y install http://rpms.remirepo.net/enterprise/remi-release-8.rpm
yum -y install yum-utils
dnf module enable php:remi-7.4


sudo dnf install -y mariadb-server

sudo dnf -y install dnf-plugins-core
sudo dnf config-manager --set-enabled powertools


yum install -y php php-mcrypt php-cli php-gd php-curl php-mysql php-ldap php-zip php-fileinfo php-opcache wget unzip make patch gcc gcc-c++ subversion php php-devel php-gd gd-devel readline-devel php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-imap php-ldap php-mysql php-odbc php-pear php-xml php-xmlrpc curl curl-devel perl-libwww-perl ImageMagick libxml2 libxml2-devel httpd libpcap libpcap-devel libnet ncurses ncurses-devel screen kernel* mutt glibc.i686 certbot python3-certbot-apache mod_ssl openssl-devel newt-devel libxml2-devel kernel-devel sqlite-devel libuuid-devel sox sendmail lame-devel htop iftop perl-File-Which php-opcache libss7 mariadb-devel libss7* libopen* 

systemctl start mariadb
mysql_secure_installation
systemctl enable mariadb

systemctl stop mariadb
cp /etc/my.cnf /etc/my.cnf.original
echo "" > /etc/my.cnf

nano /etc/my.cnf ; copy the below config to this file.

####################################################################################################

[mysql.server]
user = mysql
#basedir = /var/lib

[client]

port = 3306 socket = /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock

[mysqld]

datadir = /var/lib/mysql #tmpdir = /home/mysql_tmp socket = /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock user = mysql old_passwords = 0 ft_min_word_len = 3 max_connections = 800 max_allowed_packet = 32M skip-external-locking sql_mode=”NO_ENGINE_SUBSTITUTION” log-error = /var/log/mysqld/mysqld.log query-cache-type = 1 query-cache-size = 32M long_query_time = 1 #slow_query_log = 1 #slow_query_log_file = /var/log/mysqld/slow-queries.log tmp_table_size = 128M table_cache = 1024 join_buffer_size = 1M key_buffer = 512M sort_buffer_size = 6M read_buffer_size = 4M read_rnd_buffer_size = 16M myisam_sort_buffer_size = 64M max_tmp_tables = 64 thread_cache_size = 8 thread_concurrency = 8 # If using replication, uncomment log-bin below #log-bin = mysql-bin

[mysqldump]

quick max_allowed_packet = 16M

[mysql]

no-auto-rehash

[isamchk]

key_buffer = 256M sort_buffer_size = 256M read_buffer = 2M write_buffer = 2M

[myisamchk]

key_buffer = 256M sort_buffer_size = 256M read_buffer = 2M write_buffer = 2M

[mysqlhotcopy]

interactive-timeout

[mysqld_safe]

#log-error = /var/log/mysqld/mysqld.log #pid-file = /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid


  • mkdir /var/log/mysqld
  • touch /var/log/mysqld/slow-queries.log
  • chown -R mysql:mysql /var/log/mysqld
  • systemctl restart mariadb

Second Step – Scratch install Vicidial on RockyLinux 8.5 – Install Perl Modules

Install the Perl Modules
yum install -y perl-CPAN perl-YAML perl-libwww-perl perl-DBI perl-DBD-MySQL perl-GD perl-Env perl-Term-ReadLine-Gnu perl-SelfLoader perl-open.noarch

cpan -i Tk String::CRC Tk::TableMatrix Net::Address::IP::Local Term::ReadLine::Gnu Spreadsheet::Read Net::Address::IPv4::Local RPM::Specfile Spreadsheet::XLSX Spreadsheet::ReadSXC MD5 Digest::MD5 Digest::SHA1 Bundle::CPAN Pod::Usage Getopt::Long DBI DBD::mysql Net::Telnet Time::HiRes Net::Server Mail::Sendmail Unicode::Map Jcode Spreadsheet::WriteExcel OLE::Storage_Lite Proc::ProcessTable IO::Scalar Scalar::Util Spreadsheet::ParseExcel Archive::Zip Compress::Raw::Zlib Spreadsheet::XLSX Test::Tester Spreadsheet::ReadSXC Text::CSV Test::NoWarnings Text::CSV_PP File::Temp Text::CSV_XS Spreadsheet::Read LWP::UserAgent HTML::Entities HTML::Strip HTML::FormatText HTML::TreeBuilder Switch Time::Local Mail::POP3Client Mail::IMAPClient Mail::Message IO::Socket::SSL readline

cd /usr/bin/
curl -LOk http://xrl.us/cpanm
chmod +x cpanm


cpanm -f File::HomeDir
cpanm -f File::Which
cpanm CPAN::Meta::Requirements
cpanm -f CPAN
cpanm YAML
cpanm MD5
cpanm Digest::MD5
cpanm Digest::SHA1
cpanm readline


cpanm Bundle::CPAN
cpanm DBI
cpanm -f DBD::mysql
cpanm Net::Telnet
cpanm Time::HiRes
cpanm Net::Server
cpanm Switch
cpanm Mail::Sendmail
cpanm Unicode::Map
cpanm Jcode
cpanm Spreadsheet::WriteExcel
cpanm OLE::Storage_Lite
cpanm Proc::ProcessTable
cpanm IO::Scalar
cpanm Spreadsheet::ParseExcel
cpanm Curses
cpanm Getopt::Long
cpanm Net::Domain
cpanm Term::ReadKey
cpanm Term::ANSIColor
cpanm Spreadsheet::XLSX
cpanm Spreadsheet::Read
cpanm LWP::UserAgent
cpanm HTML::Entities
cpanm HTML::Strip
cpanm HTML::FormatText
cpanm HTML::TreeBuilder
cpanm Time::Local
cpanm MIME::Decoder
cpanm Mail::POP3Client
cpanm Mail::IMAPClient
cpanm Mail::Message
cpanm IO::Socket::SSL
cpanm MIME::Base64
cpanm MIME::QuotedPrint
cpanm Crypt::Eksblowfish::Bcrypt
cpanm Crypt::RC4
cpanm Text::CSV
cpanm Text::CSV_XS

Next Step – Scratch install Vicidial on RockyLinux – Install dependencies for Asterisk and communications and voice for Dahdi

cd /usr/src
wget http://download.vicidial.com/required-apps/asterisk-perl-0.08.tar.gz
tar xzf asterisk-perl-0.08.tar.gz
cd asterisk-perl-0.08
perl Makefile.PL
make all
make install 

dnf --enablerepo=powertools install libsrtp-devel -y
yum install -y elfutils-libelf-devel libedit-devel

cd /usr/src
wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/lame/lame/3.99/lame-3.99.5.tar.gz
tar -zxf lame-3.99.5.tar.gz
cd lame-3.99.5
./configure
make
make install

cd /usr/src/
wget https://digip.org/jansson/releases/jansson-2.13.tar.gz
tar xvzf jansson*
cd jansson-2.13
./configure
make clean
make
make install 
ldconfig

UPDATE: 6/22/21 - Ty @Ankit for catching the wrong directiory below 

cd /usr/src/
wget https://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/dahdi-linux-complete/dahdi-linux-complete-current.tar.gz
tar xzf dahdi*
cd /usr/src/dahdi-linux-complete-3.1.0+3.1.0/
nano /usr/src/dahdi-linux-complete-3.1.0+3.1.0/linux/include/dahdi/kernel.h
remove #include: </linux/pci-aspm.h>
make
make install
make install-config
(if you get an error here about 4.18.0-305.7.1.el8_4.x86_64 missing then do "yum install *4.18.0-305.7.1.el8_4.x86_64")

yum install dahdi-tools-libs

cd tools
make clean
make
make install
make install-config

if it gives an error /usr/sbin/dahdi_cfg -vvvvvvvvvvvvv 
edit the file "system.conf.sample" in "system.conf"


cd /usr/src/
wget http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/libpri/libpri-1.6.0.tar.gz
tar xzf libpri-1.6.0.tar.gz
cd /usr/src/libpri-1.6.0
make clean
make
make install

nano  /etc/php.ini
error_reporting  =  E_ALL & ~E_NOTICE
memory_limit = 128M
short_open_tag = On
max_execution_time = 330
max_input_time = 360
post_max_size = 100M
upload_max_filesize = 42M
default_socket_timeout = 360
date.timezone = Europe/Rome

cd /usr/src/
wget http://download.vicidial.com/required-apps/asterisk-13.29.2-vici.tar.gz
tar xzf asterisk-13.29.2-vici.tar.gz
cd /usr/src/asterisk-13.29.2/
./configure --libdir=/usr/lib64 --with-pjproject-bundled -with-jansson-bundled
make clean
make menuselect    ; ####### select "app_meetme" "res_http_websocket" and "res_srtp"
make
make install
make samples
make config


mkdir /usr/src/astguiclient
cd /usr/src/astguiclient
svn checkout svn://svn.eflo.net:3690/agc_2-X/trunk


mysql
SET GLOBAL connect_timeout=60;
CREATE DATABASE `asterisk` DEFAULT CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_unicode_ci;
CREATE USER 'cron'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY '1234';
GRANT SELECT,INSERT,UPDATE,DELETE,LOCK TABLES on asterisk.* TO cron@'%' IDENTIFIED BY '1234';
CREATE USER 'custom'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'custom1234';
GRANT SELECT,INSERT,UPDATE,DELETE,LOCK TABLES on asterisk.* TO custom@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'custom1234';
GRANT SELECT,INSERT,UPDATE,DELETE,LOCK TABLES on asterisk.* TO cron@localhost IDENTIFIED BY '1234';
GRANT SELECT,INSERT,UPDATE,DELETE,LOCK TABLES on asterisk.* TO custom@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'custom1234';
GRANT RELOAD ON *.* TO cron@'%';
GRANT RELOAD ON *.* TO cron@localhost;
GRANT RELOAD ON *.* TO custom@'%';
GRANT RELOAD ON *.* TO custom@localhost;
flush privileges;
use asterisk;
\. /usr/src/astguiclient/trunk/extras/MySQL_AST_CREATE_tables.sql
\. /usr/src/astguiclient/trunk/extras/first_server_install.sql
ALTER TABLE phones ALTER template_id SET DEFAULT '';
quit

cd /usr/src/astguiclient/trunk

perl install.pl


*Within the install.pl script make sure you Copy Asterisk Settings=Yes + Server webroot path=/var/www/html

/usr/share/astguiclient/ADMIN_area_code_populate.pl
/usr/share/astguiclient/ADMIN_update_server_ip.pl --old-server_ip=10.10.10.15
nano /etc/rc.local

### paste this below: 

#!/bin/sh
#
# This script will be executed *after* all the other init scripts.
# You can put your own initialization stuff in here if you don't
# want to do the full Sys V style init stuff.

touch /var/lock/subsys/local

# OPTIONAL enable ip_relay(for same-machine trunking and blind monitoring)
/usr/share/astguiclient/ip_relay/relay_control start 2>/dev/null 1>&2

# Disable console blanking and powersaving
/usr/bin/setterm -blank
/usr/bin/setterm -powersave off
/usr/bin/setterm -powerdown

### start up the MySQL server
systemctl restart mariadb.service

### start up the apache web server
systemctl restart apache2

### roll the Asterisk logs upon reboot
/usr/share/astguiclient/ADMIN_restart_roll_logs.pl

### clear the server-related records from the database
/usr/share/astguiclient/AST_reset_mysql_vars.pl

### load dahdi drivers
modprobe dahdi
/usr/sbin/dahdi_cfg -vvvvvvvvvvvvv

### sleep for 20 seconds before launching Asterisk
sleep 20

### start up asterisk
/usr/share/astguiclient/start_asterisk_boot.pl

Next Step – Scratch install Vicidial on RockyLinux 8.5 – Installing Cron Jobs for server automation

type "crontab -e"

### paste below:

### recording mixing/compressing/ftping scripts
#0,3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,30,33,36,39,42,45,48,51,54,57 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_CRON_audio_1_move_mix.pl
0,3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,30,33,36,39,42,45,48,51,54,57 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_CRON_audio_1_move_mix.pl --MIX
0,3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,30,33,36,39,42,45,48,51,54,57 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_CRON_audio_1_move_VDonly.pl
1,4,7,10,13,16,19,22,25,28,31,34,37,40,43,46,49,52,55,58 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_CRON_audio_2_compress.pl --GSM
#2,5,8,11,14,17,20,23,26,29,32,35,38,41,44,47,50,53,56,59 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_CRON_audio_3_ftp.pl --GSM

### keepalive script for astguiclient processes
* * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/ADMIN_keepalive_ALL.pl --cu3way

### kill Hangup script for Asterisk updaters
* * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_manager_kill_hung_congested.pl

### updater for voicemail
* * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_vm_update.pl

### updater for conference validator
* * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_conf_update.pl

### flush queue DB table every hour for entries older than 1 hour
11 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_flush_DBqueue.pl -q

### fix the vicidial_agent_log once every hour and the full day run at night
33 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_cleanup_agent_log.pl
50 0 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_cleanup_agent_log.pl --last-24hours
## uncomment below if using QueueMetrics
#*/5 * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_cleanup_agent_log.pl --only-qm-live-call-check

## uncomment below if using Vtiger
#1 1 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/Vtiger_optimize_all_tables.pl --quiet

### updater for VICIDIAL hopper
* * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_VDhopper.pl -q

### adjust the GMT offset for the leads in the vicidial_list table
1 1,7 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/ADMIN_adjust_GMTnow_on_leads.pl --debug

### reset several temporary-info tables in the database
2 1 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_reset_mysql_vars.pl

### optimize the database tables within the asterisk database
3 1 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_DB_optimize.pl

## adjust time on the server with ntp
30 * * * * /usr/sbin/ntpdate -u pool.ntp.org 2>/dev/null 1>&2

### VICIDIAL agent time log weekly and daily summary report generation
2 0 * * 0 /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_agent_week.pl
22 0 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_agent_day.pl

### VICIDIAL campaign export scripts (OPTIONAL)
#32 0 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_VDsales_export.pl
#42 0 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_sourceID_summary_export.pl

### remove old recordings more than 7 days old
#24 0 * * * /usr/bin/find /var/spool/asterisk/monitorDONE -maxdepth 2 -type f -mtime +7 -print | xargs rm -f

### roll logs monthly on high-volume dialing systems
#30 1 1 * * /usr/share/astguiclient/ADMIN_archive_log_tables.pl

### remove old vicidial logs and asterisk logs more than 2 days old
28 0 * * * /usr/bin/find /var/log/astguiclient -maxdepth 1 -type f -mtime +2 -print | xargs rm -f
29 0 * * * /usr/bin/find /var/log/asterisk -maxdepth 3 -type f -mtime +2 -print | xargs rm -f
30 0 * * * /usr/bin/find / -maxdepth 1 -name "screenlog.0*" -mtime +4 -print | xargs rm -f

### cleanup of the scheduled callback records
25 0 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_DB_dead_cb_purge.pl --purge-non-cb -q

### GMT adjust script - uncomment to enable
#45 0 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/ADMIN_adjust_GMTnow_on_leads.pl --list-settings

### Dialer Inventory Report
1 7 * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_dialer_inventory_snapshot.pl -q --override-24hours

### inbound email parser
* * * * * /usr/share/astguiclient/AST_inbound_email_parser.pl
nano /etc/httpd/conf.d/record.conf

Alias /RECORDINGS/ "/var/spool/asterisk/monitorDONE/"

<Directory "/var/spool/asterisk/monitorDONE">
    Options Indexes MultiViews
    AllowOverride None
    Order allow,deny
    Allow from all
    Require all granted 
        <files *.mp3>
            Forcetype application/forcedownload
        </files>
</Directory>

for synchronization problems:

yourserverip/vicidial/admin.php

go to Admin-> Servers-> update Asterisk Version: 13.29.2-vici

Once you are done installation Vicidial on Rockey linux 8.5 you can check our article on webphone installation and configuration.

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