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Editing a managed extension of the FXS gateway

The FortiVoice Gateway GS16 has 16 FXS ports. After adding the gateway to the FortiVoice phone system, each port is associated with a generated extension number. To edit an FXS gateway extension, perform this procedure.

Procedure steps

  1. Connect to the web-based manager of the FortiVoice phone system.
  2. Go to Extension > Extension, and then click the Managed Extension tab.
  3. The list includes extensions for all gateways.

  4. In Gateway device, select the FortiVoice Gateway GS16 which has the extension that you want to edit.
  5. Double-click the extension that you want to edit.
  6. Edit the following parameters, as applicable:

    GUI field

    Description

    Number

    The extension number. For details about the extension number pattern, see the Configuring PBX options section in the FortiVoice Phone System Administration Guide.

    Edit Preference: For details about extension user preferences, see the Setting extension user preferences section in the FortiVoice Phone System Administration Guide.

    User ID

    The system automatically generates this ID based on the gateway and port.

    This parameter is read only.

    Enable

    Select to activate the extension.

    Display name

    The caller ID for internal calls.

    Enter the name that the phone can display when it receives a call from this extension.

    To access and modify the External caller ID and Emergency caller ID, click the plus sign .

    Description

    Optionally, add notes for the managed extension.

    Device Setting

     

    Gateway device

    The name of the gateway device.

    This option is read only.

    Gateway fxs port

    The gateway FXS port associated with the extension.

    This option is read only.

    Direct call

    If you want the phone to perform a direct call to a specified number after you pick up the phone handset, enable this option.

    Number: Enter the phone number for the direct call.

    User Setting, Management

     

    User privilege

    Select or add the user privilege that you want to apply to the extension.

    A user privilege includes a collection of phone services and restrictions that you can apply to each extension.

    You can edit the default user privilege but you cannot delete it.

    Department

    Select or add the department that the extension belongs to.

    User Setting, Web Access

    Configure web user portal and soft client access from mobile or desktop devices.

    Authentication type

    Select the extension’s authentication type: Local or LDAP.

    User password

    If you selected Local as the Authentication type, enter the password for user web portal access. This password can be much longer and stronger to mitigate the risk of password guess attack and preserve the voicemail PIN for phone access only.

    To let the system create the user password, click Generate.

    To show the user password, click the eye icon .

    LDAP profile

    If you selected LDAP as the Authentication type, select or create an LDAP profile to apply to this extension.

    For more details about the LDAP profile configuration, see the Configuring LDAP profiles section in the FortiVoice Phone System Administration Guide.

    Authentication ID

    During the configuration of the LDAP profile, you have two options for the user authentication:

    • If you select Try Common Name with Base DN as Bind DN, update the authentication ID field to match the common name attribute (example, uid) that you entered in the Common name ID field of the LDAP profile. Example: jdoe.
    • If you select Search User and Try Bind DN, leave the authentication ID field blank.

    User Setting, Phone Access

    Voicemail PIN

    For the extension user to access the extension voicemail and the user web portal, enter the password.

    To let the system create the voicemail PIN, click Generate.

    To show the voicemail PIN, click the eye icon .

    Personal code

    Enter the extension specific account code used to restrict calls. To make a restricted call, you need this code.

    To let the system create the personal code, click Generate.

  7. To save the changes, click OK.

    You have completed this procedure.

  8. Send the extension changes to the FXS gateway by following the instructions in Applying the FXS gateway configuration.

Editing a managed extension of the FXS gateway

The FortiVoice Gateway GS16 has 16 FXS ports. After adding the gateway to the FortiVoice phone system, each port is associated with a generated extension number. To edit an FXS gateway extension, perform this procedure.

Procedure steps

  1. Connect to the web-based manager of the FortiVoice phone system.
  2. Go to Extension > Extension, and then click the Managed Extension tab.
  3. The list includes extensions for all gateways.

  4. In Gateway device, select the FortiVoice Gateway GS16 which has the extension that you want to edit.
  5. Double-click the extension that you want to edit.
  6. Edit the following parameters, as applicable:

    GUI field

    Description

    Number

    The extension number. For details about the extension number pattern, see the Configuring PBX options section in the FortiVoice Phone System Administration Guide.

    Edit Preference: For details about extension user preferences, see the Setting extension user preferences section in the FortiVoice Phone System Administration Guide.

    User ID

    The system automatically generates this ID based on the gateway and port.

    This parameter is read only.

    Enable

    Select to activate the extension.

    Display name

    The caller ID for internal calls.

    Enter the name that the phone can display when it receives a call from this extension.

    To access and modify the External caller ID and Emergency caller ID, click the plus sign .

    Description

    Optionally, add notes for the managed extension.

    Device Setting

     

    Gateway device

    The name of the gateway device.

    This option is read only.

    Gateway fxs port

    The gateway FXS port associated with the extension.

    This option is read only.

    Direct call

    If you want the phone to perform a direct call to a specified number after you pick up the phone handset, enable this option.

    Number: Enter the phone number for the direct call.

    User Setting, Management

     

    User privilege

    Select or add the user privilege that you want to apply to the extension.

    A user privilege includes a collection of phone services and restrictions that you can apply to each extension.

    You can edit the default user privilege but you cannot delete it.

    Department

    Select or add the department that the extension belongs to.

    User Setting, Web Access

    Configure web user portal and soft client access from mobile or desktop devices.

    Authentication type

    Select the extension’s authentication type: Local or LDAP.

    User password

    If you selected Local as the Authentication type, enter the password for user web portal access. This password can be much longer and stronger to mitigate the risk of password guess attack and preserve the voicemail PIN for phone access only.

    To let the system create the user password, click Generate.

    To show the user password, click the eye icon .

    LDAP profile

    If you selected LDAP as the Authentication type, select or create an LDAP profile to apply to this extension.

    For more details about the LDAP profile configuration, see the Configuring LDAP profiles section in the FortiVoice Phone System Administration Guide.

    Authentication ID

    During the configuration of the LDAP profile, you have two options for the user authentication:

    • If you select Try Common Name with Base DN as Bind DN, update the authentication ID field to match the common name attribute (example, uid) that you entered in the Common name ID field of the LDAP profile. Example: jdoe.
    • If you select Search User and Try Bind DN, leave the authentication ID field blank.

    User Setting, Phone Access

    Voicemail PIN

    For the extension user to access the extension voicemail and the user web portal, enter the password.

    To let the system create the voicemail PIN, click Generate.

    To show the voicemail PIN, click the eye icon .

    Personal code

    Enter the extension specific account code used to restrict calls. To make a restricted call, you need this code.

    To let the system create the personal code, click Generate.

  7. To save the changes, click OK.

    You have completed this procedure.

  8. Send the extension changes to the FXS gateway by following the instructions in Applying the FXS gateway configuration.