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FortiVoice Cookbook

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Configuring administrator conferencing

Both Static and Dynamic administrator conferences can be configured.

Configuring a static conference call

  1. Go to Call Feature > Conferencing > Admin Conferencing and click New.
  2. Set Mode to Static, enter a Name, and set to Enabled (if not already activated).
  3. Enter an extension Number that callers can dial to join the conference call.
  4. Under Setting, enter a Display name for the conference call, and an optional Description.
  5. Enter a User PIN, which is the password users must enter to join the conference call.
  6. Callers need to dial the conference number and then enter their PIN.

  7. Enter an Admin PIN, which is the password an administrator must use to begin the conference call.
  8. To configure a recurring frequency for this static conference call, enable Recursive Schedules and click New.
  9. Assign an appropriate Schedule from the drop-down list, and enter a Password. Then click Create. This recursive schedule will make sure that users can only join the conference call during the scheduled time period by entering the configured password.
  10. Alternatively, enable One Time Schedules and click New to schedule a single conference call.
  11. Click Create.

Configuring a dynamic conference call

  1. Go to Call Feature > Conferencing > Admin Conferencing and click New.
  2. Set Mode to Dynamic, enter a Name, and set to Enabled (if not already activated).
  3. Enter an extension Number that callers can dial to join the conference call.
  4. Under Setting, enter a Display name for the conference call, and an optional Description.
  5. Click Create.
  6. Select your newly created conference call and click Edit.
  7. Click View Scheduled Conferences to show the calendar view.
  8. To schedule conference calls, click the desired date.

Configuring administrator conferencing

Both Static and Dynamic administrator conferences can be configured.

Configuring a static conference call

  1. Go to Call Feature > Conferencing > Admin Conferencing and click New.
  2. Set Mode to Static, enter a Name, and set to Enabled (if not already activated).
  3. Enter an extension Number that callers can dial to join the conference call.
  4. Under Setting, enter a Display name for the conference call, and an optional Description.
  5. Enter a User PIN, which is the password users must enter to join the conference call.
  6. Callers need to dial the conference number and then enter their PIN.

  7. Enter an Admin PIN, which is the password an administrator must use to begin the conference call.
  8. To configure a recurring frequency for this static conference call, enable Recursive Schedules and click New.
  9. Assign an appropriate Schedule from the drop-down list, and enter a Password. Then click Create. This recursive schedule will make sure that users can only join the conference call during the scheduled time period by entering the configured password.
  10. Alternatively, enable One Time Schedules and click New to schedule a single conference call.
  11. Click Create.

Configuring a dynamic conference call

  1. Go to Call Feature > Conferencing > Admin Conferencing and click New.
  2. Set Mode to Dynamic, enter a Name, and set to Enabled (if not already activated).
  3. Enter an extension Number that callers can dial to join the conference call.
  4. Under Setting, enter a Display name for the conference call, and an optional Description.
  5. Click Create.
  6. Select your newly created conference call and click Edit.
  7. Click View Scheduled Conferences to show the calendar view.
  8. To schedule conference calls, click the desired date.