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2018-08-16

All FXO Mediatrix Units

v. 43.0.1125


1 Using Paging Devices with an FXO Mediatrix Unit

This configuration notes explains how to configure a Mediatrix unit with an FXO port to use paging devices.


1.1 Requirements

  • The Mediatrix unit is connected to the Network via the Uplink network interface.
  • The Mediatrix unit must have an FXO port.

1.2 Information to Know Before Starting

Before starting to use these configuration notes, complete the following table to make sure you have the required information to complete the different steps.

Note

These configuration notes can be successfully executed, provided your unit is using the Factory default settings.

Information Value Used in Step
IP address used by your Mediatrix unit to communicate with the Management Interface.
  • If your computer is connected to the Ethernet port meant to be connected to the Local Area Network (LAN), i.e. Eth2 on most devices.
USE this value 192.168.0.10 Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface
  • If your Mediatrix unit is configured to use a DHCP server, use the DHCP server- provided IP address.
Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface
IP address of the IP PBX for the Registrar Host and the Proxy Host. Configuring the Default Servers
The DTMF configuration of your FXO must match the PBX's setting. Configuring DTMF Transport

2 Getting Started


2.1 Logging on to the Mediatrix Unit Web Interface

Context

For better performances, it is recommended to use the latest available version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.

Note

You may not be able to log on to the Mediatrix unit Web interface if you are using older browser versions. The computer's network card must be on the same subnet as the Mediatrix unit.

Steps

  1. In your Web browser, enter the IP address used by your Mediatrix unit to communicate with the Web interface.
    • If your computer is connected to the Ethernet port, commonly used to be connected to the Local Area Network (LAN), i.e. ETH2 on most devices, use the 192.168.0.10 IP address.
    • If your Mediatrix unit is configured to use a DHCP server with IPv4, use the provided DHCP server IP address.
  2. Enter public as your username and leave the password field empty.

    Note

    The public username account has administrator rights.

    Note

    You can also use admin as a username and administrator as password.

  3. Click Login.

Result

The Information page of the Web interface is displayed.

Next Step

2.2 Configuring the Default Servers

2.2 Configuring the Default Servers

Before You Start

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Context

In some instances, the configuration of the default servers may already be completed.

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Servers.
  2. In the Registrar Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN to use for this gateway.
  3. In the Proxy Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN to use for this gateway.
  4. In the Messaging Server Host field, indicate the server IP address or FQDN to use for this gateway, if needed.
  5. Leave the Outbound Proxy Host field empty, unless specifically instructed to set a value.

    Note

    Setting the address to 0.0.0.0:0 or leaving the field empty disables the outbound proxy host.

  6. Click Apply.
  7. Located at the top of the page, click restart required services.

Result

Next Step

2.3 Configuring the FXO Endpoints for Paging Devices

2.3 Configuring the FXO Endpoints for Paging Devices

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to SIP/Registrations.
  2. In the Endpoints Registration table, in the User Name field, enter the paging line extension for each FXO port used for paging devices.
  3. In the Friendly Name field, enter a name to recognise the usage of the FXO port.
  4. If your IP PBX requires authentication, choose from the Register drop down list Enable.
  5. Click Apply and Refresh.

Result

Next Step

2.4 Disabling Silence Suppression

2.4 Disabling Silence Suppression

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Media/Codecs.
  2. In the Select Endpoint dropdown menu, select the endpoint you want to configure.
  3. In the Codec table, from the T.38 selection list, choose Disable.
  4. In the Generic Voice Activity Detection (VAD) table, set Enable (G.711 and G.726) to Disable.
  5. Click Apply.

Result

Next Step

2.5 Configuring DTMF Transport

2.5 Configuring DTMF Transport

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Media/Misc.
  2. In the DTMF Transport table, set the Transport Method to the one set in the VoIP server.
    1. InbandInband
    2. Out-of-Band using RTP (RFC2833)
    3. Out-of-Band using SIP, if selected, set SIP Transport Method to Info DTMF Relay
  3. Click Apply.

Result

Next Step

2.6 Disabling Dial Tone Detection

2.6 Disabling Dial Tone Detection

Context

Disabling dial tone detection allows the Mediatrix unit to wait for a dial tone before initiating the dialing sequence. If no dial tone is detected or correctly recognised, the line is considered busy.If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to POTS/FXO Configuration.
  2. In the FXO Dialing Configuration table, from the Dial Tone Detection Mode dropbox, select Disable.
  3. Click Apply.

Result

Next Step

2.7 Creating a Call Transformation for Paging Devices

2.7 Creating a Call Transformation for Paging Devices

Before You Start

Create this transformation only if you do not need to dial but only pickup the line (some paging devices do not require to dial).

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Call Router/Route Config.
  2. In the Transformations table, click .
  3. In the Name field, enter paging.
  4. From the Criteria selection list, choose None.
  5. From the Transformation selection list, choose Called E164.
  6. Click Save and Insert Rule.
  7. In the Transformation Rules view, click Save.

Result

Next Step

2.8 Creating a Route from Sip-Default to FXO for Paging Equipments

2.8 Creating a Route from Sip-Default to FXO for Paging Equipments

Before You Start

Create this route and transformation only if you need to select the destination FXO port to be able to pickup the line without the need to dial.

Context

If you are not familiar with the meaning of the fields and buttons, click Show Help, located at the upper right corner of the Web page. When activated, the fields and buttons that offer online help will change to green and if you hover over them, the description will be displayed.

Steps

  1. Go to Call Router/Route Config.
  2. In the Routes table, click .
  3. In the Configure Route table, set the following:
    1. Set the Sources field to sip-default.
    2. Set the Criteria Property field to Called E164.
    3. Set the Criteria Rule field to 101$.
    4. Set the Transformations field to paging.
    5. Set the Destination field to fxo-FXO1.
    6. Leave the other fields to their default value.
  4. Click Save.

Result