Currently we have option to manually copy custom firmware to FreePBX/PBXact systems.
Refer to EPM-Admin User Guide#AdminUserGuide-InstallingCustomFirmware
The current process involves manual operation and lacking in nice user experience is lacking.
The intent of this feature is to provide good front end to manage the custom firmware upload mechanism in Endpoint Manager (Commercial module).
How to use custom firmware with Endpoint Manager
Follow the steps below to use custom firmware with Endpoint Manager Uploading custom firmware and using the same is 3 step process as defined below -
1) Upload custom firmware using Endpoint Manager GUI.
2) Specify the "custom" firmware i.e. "0.0" to the required slot (1 or 2 depends on your requirement) via Firmware Management section. Please refer to CustomFirmwareManagement-SelectingCustomFirmwareinFirmwareManagement
3) Edit brand specific template to choose that custom defined firmware slot. Please refer to EPM-Admin User Guide#AdminUserGuide-firmwaremanagementFirmwareManagement
Uploading custom firmware
What if i am trying to use "custom firmware" first time and forget to upload firmware into "custom firmware management" section ?
A: Now , as soon as we select / submit custom firmware "0.0" into desired slot, t will show the available custom firmware details.
If there is not firmware it will mentioned no custom firmware available so please upload as shown in below screenshot.
Why there is no edit button to edit the details of uploaded firmware.
A: In order to provide simple interface , its better to delete the existing firmware and add new one with new details.
Can I use custom firmware slot "0.0" into both the slots i.e. 1 or 2 ?
A: Yes you could use but that means in both the slots same list of custom firmware associated with respective brand will be applicable.
What should be the max size of firmware which I can upload ?
A: We should be able to easily upload larger size firmware size so it should support all latest phone firmware sizes.