How to restart Asterisk in FreePBX

This tutorial will show how to restart the Asterisk service in FreePBX.

First, you need to install theĀ Asterisk CLI module. In order to do that, login to your FreePBX admin panel and click at the Admin -> Module Admin menu entry.

After the module is installed, openĀ Admin -> Asterisk CLI

Now enter one of the following commands

core restart now

This is typically used while setting up the PBX

core restart gracefully

Asterisk will restart when all ongoing calls have been finished

core restart when convenient

Asterisk will restart at the first opportunity when no calls are in progress