Install Yeastar P-Series Software Edition on DigitalOcean

You can install Yeastar P-Series Software Edition on your DigitalOcean Droplet (virtual server) directly from DigitalOcean Marketplace, enabling quick deployment of Yeastar PBX without manual configuration of the deployment environment.

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Prepare a DigitalOcean account.
Note: If you don't have a DigitalOcean account, you can sign up for a new account to get started and you will receive a $200 credit.

Step 1. Install Yeastar P-Series Software Edition from DigitalOcean Marketplace

Create a DigitalOcean Droplet (virtual server) using the pre-configured Yeastar PBX image from the DigitalOcean Marketplace to install Yeastar P-Series Software Edition.

  1. Log in to DigitalOcean and access 'Yeastar P-Series Phone System' on DigitalOcean Marketplace.
  2. Click Create Yeastar P-Series Phone System Droplet.

    You will be redirected to the Droplet deployment page.

  3. Select the data center location for 'Yeastar P-Series Software Edition'.

    1. In the Choose Region section, select a region closest to you.
    2. In the Datacenter drop-down list, select a data center.
  4. In the Choose an image section, retain the selection of Yeastar P-Series Phone System.

  5. In the Choose Size section, specify the CPU type and Droplet size based on the Extensions (EXT) and Concurrent Calls (CC) of your PBX system.
    1. In the Droplet Type section, specify the server's CPU type for installing Yeastar PBX.
      CPU type Restriction Instruction
      Shared CPU

      (More cost-effective, but may experience performance fluctuations due to shared resources.)

      Up to 1000 EXT (250 CC). Select Basic (Plan selected).

      Dedicated CPU

      (Stable performance but at a higher cost.)

      No restrictions. Select the recommended option General Purpose or select an option that suits your needs.

    2. In the CPU options section, specify the CPU option and select the Droplet size.
      Important: Do NOT select an AMD CPU, otherwise Yeastar P-Series Software Edition will not run properly.
      1-20 EXT

      (1-5 CC)

      21-50 EXT

      (6-13 CC)

      51-250 EXT

      (14-63 CC)

      251-500 EXT

      (64-125 CC)

      501-1000 EXT

      (126-250 CC)

      EXT > 1000

      (CC > 250)

      vCPU 2 2 4 6 8 Contact Yeastar
      Memory 2 GB 4 GB 4 GB 8 GB 16 GB
      Storage Call Recording Disabled 40 GB

      or higher

      40 GB

      or higher

      50 GB

      or higher

      100 GB

      or higher

      200 GB

      or higher

      Call Recording Enabled Recommended: 1 TB
      Tip: 1 GB of storage holds approximately 1000 minutes of recorded calls. You can set up the storage based on your recording usage.
  6. In the Choose Authentication Method section, configure the following settings:
    1. Configure the authentication method for SSH connection.

      In this topic, we take the password mode as an example.

    2. Optional: Set up the following additional features according to your needs.

  7. In the Finalize Details section, configure the details for this Droplet.

    • Quantity: Retain the default value of 1 Droplet.
    • Hostname: Specify a host name to help you identify this Droplet.
    • Tags: Specify a tag to help you identify this Droplet.
    • Project: Specify the project for this Droplet.
  8. Click Create Droplet.

    On the redirected page, the Droplet status shows active, indicating that the Droplet is successfully created with Yeastar P-Series Software Edition installed.

Step 2. Set up network connection for Yeastar P-Series Software Edition

To enable the PBX to communicate with the Internet, you need to access the web portal of Yeastar P-Series Software Edition to set up network connection.
  1. Copy the public IP address of the Droplet where the PBX is installed.
    Note: The IP address of the Droplet is the public IP address of the PBX.

  2. Open a web browser, paste the public IP address of the PBX in the address bar, then press Enter.

    You will access the PBX web portal and enter the installation wizard of Yeastar P-Series Software Edition.

  3. In the LAN section, select DHCP, then click Next.

  4. In the pop-up window, click Yes to reboot the system and apply the setting.
    Note: The reboot process may take a few minutes. During this time, you will NOT be able to access the PBX.
  5. After the reboot is complete, re-access the PBX web portal via its public IP address and click Next.

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