[asterisk-users] Trouble getting Asterisk Running with FreePBX 11

Duncan duncan at e-simple.co.nz
Thu Apr 21 20:46:54 CDT 2016

On 22/04/16 01:52, Daniel Chavez wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently had to reinstall Asterisk and FreePBX. asteirsk 11.20 and FreePBX 12.
> This is running on Centos 6.7 32 bit.
> When I use amportal start
> It comes up with the errors below
> Error in argument 1, char 2: option not found r
> /usr/local/sbin/amportal: line 49: Usage:: command not found
My guess is you might not have run amportal with enough permissions to 
allow it to create /var/run/asterisk

If you create the directory and give asterisk permissions you should get 
past this but since it can be wiped its better to make sure your 
permissions are right.

> astrundir in '/etc/asterisk' is set to  but the directory
> does not exists. Attempting to create it with: 'mkdir -p '
> mkdir: missing operand
> Try `mkdir --help' for more information.
> Attempt to execute 'mkdir -p ' failed with an exit code of 1
> You must create this directory and the try again.
> I'm not sure how to solve this? Asterisk already has the run directory in /var/run/asterisk and the config file notes this.
> Perhaps it's PHP? Before I ran PHP 5.4 and now am running PHP 5.5.
Good luck

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