Configure Avaya IP Office

The configuration changes in this cestion for IP Office are performed through the IP Office Manager. Except where stated, the parameters in all steps are the default settings and are supplied for reference.

The procedures fall into the following areas:

Verify Avaya IP Office Licensing

  1. Log into the Avaya IP Office Manager PC and select Start > All Programs > IP Office > Manager to launch the Avaya IP Office Manager application. Select File >  Open Configuration to search for IP Offices in the network. Select the appropriate Avaya IP Office and click OK(not shown). Log into the Avaya IP Office Manager application using the appropriate credentials.
  2. The main IP Office Manager window appears. From the configuration tree in the left panel, select License > 3rd Party IP Endpoints to display the 3rd Party IP Endpoints screen in the right panel. Verify that the License Status is Valid and the value for Instances is sufficient for the number of SIP endpoints to be deployed.  

Setting LAN Parameters

  1. From the configuration tree in the left pane select System. Access the tab LAN1 > LAN Settings to display the LAN Settings screen in the right pane.
    1. Set the IP Address which will be the address of the IP Office.
    2. Set the IP Mask based on the network setup.
    3. Set the DHCP Mode based on the network requirement. In this case the Disabled option is chosen since DHCP has not been used.
    4. Other fields can be left blank or in the default settings.

Administer SIP Registrar

  1. Select SIP Registrar sub-tab in the right pane and enter the following values:
    1. Domain Name: Enter a valid Domain Name. In this case it was left blank as registration is done using the IP address of the LAN1 interface.
    2. Layer 4 Protocol: Select Both TCP&UDP.
    3. TCP Port: Set to 5060(default).
    4. UDP Port: Set to 5060(default).

Add SIP Extensions

  1. Add a SIP Extension by selecting Extension from the left pane. Right--click and select New > SIP Extension(not shown). In the Extn tab, set the Base Extension to an unused extension, in this case, 316.

  2. Select the VoIP tab. Verify that Allow Direct Media Path and Re-invite Supported are checked. Select RFC2833 for DTMF Support.

     

  3. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 in order to create more SIP extensions. In this testing extensions 316 to 317 are created.

Add Users

  1. Add a User by right-click User from the left pane and select New(not shown). For the Name field enter the extension that was created in Section Add SIP Extensions and precede it with Extn, for example, Extn316. For the Full Name field, enter a descriptive name for the user, for example, Entry01. Enter the extension created in Section Add SIP Extensions for Extension.

  2. Select the Voicemail tab, and uncheck the Voicemail On field.

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  3. Select the Telephony > Call Settings tab and uncheck the Call Waiting On field.

  4. Select the Telephony > Supervisor Settings tab. Enter a Login Code, e.g. 111222 was used for compliance testing. The Login Code is used to configure 2N® Helios IP to log into the IP Office.

5.  Repeat Steps 1 and 3 to create more users. In this testing, Extn316 to Extn317 are created.

Configure Sequential Hunt Group

  1. Add a Sequential Hunt Group by right-click HuntGroup from the left pane and select New (not shown). For the Name field enter a descriptive name for the hunt group. Set the Extension field to an unused extension, in this case 381, and set Ring Mode to Sequential. For the No Answer Time(secs) field set the number of seconds before the call is passed to the next extension in the list, in this case, 10. Click Edit to configure the list of extensions.

2. In the new dialog window select from the Available Users on the left pane and click Append to add the user to the list. Click OK to return to the previous window.

Save Configuration

Select FileSave Configuration to save and send the configuration to the IP Office server.

Configure 2N® Helios IP

The following steps show in the detail the 2N® Helios IP when using the Web Interface. The steps include the following areas:

The factory default settings for DHCP is On.

Launch Web Interface

  1. Access the 2N® Helios IP web interface http://<ipaddress> in an Internet browser window where <ipaddress> is the IP address of 2N® Helios IP. Log in with the appropriate credentials. The 2N® Helios IP Information screen is shown.

Administer SIP Settings

Select Advanced Settings > SIP Settings from the left menu. In the User Settings section configure the following:

 

How to configure 2N® Helios IP intercom – FW version 2.6 and higher

In the SIP Proxy  Settings section configure the following:

In the SIP registration section configure the following:

Retain the default values for the remaining fields.

Administer Codecs

  1. Select Advanced Settings > Audio Codecs from the left menu to configure the audio codecs. In the Preferred audio codecs section enable and prioritize the codecs as per requirement. To enable DTMF using RFC2833, set Receive via RTP and Send via RTP to Yes.

How to configure 2N® Helios IP intercom – FW version 2.6 and higher

2. Select Advanced Settings > Video Codecs from the left menu to configure the video codecs. In the Preferred video codecs section enable and prioritize the codecs as per requirement. The default values were used for the remaining fields.

 

How to configure 2N® Helios IP intercom – FW version 2.6 and higher

Configure Quick Dialing Buttons

Select Basic Settings > Phone Book from the left menu and select one of the positions (e.g. 1 to 10 as shown below) to configure it. The position number corresponds to the Quick Dialing Button on the 2N® Helios IP. For example, the following shows the configuration for Position 1.

 

How to configure 2N® Helios IP intercom – FW version 2.6 and higher

Configure Miscellaneous Settings

Select Advanced Settings > Miscellaneous from the left menu. To allow 2N® Helios IP to ring all the users in the Sequential Hunt Group, configure the Ring time limit with a value that equals to the same or greater than the No Answer Time(secs) value multiplied by the umber of users in the list created in Section Configure Sequential Hunt Group. Optionally, set Enable telephone mode to Yes to allow 2N® Helios IP to call any number using the keypad.

 

How to configure 2N® Helios IP intercom – FW version 2.6 and higher


Verification Steps

This section provides the tests that can be performed to verify correct configuration of Avaya IP Office and 2N® Helios IP.

Verify Avaya IP Office

From a PC running the Avaya IP Office Manager select Start >  Programs >  IP Office >  Monitor to launch the Monitor application. Choose the Status menu and select SIP Phone Status (not shown). This will display a table of the SIP phones and indicate those registered. Verify that 2N® Helios IP endpoints are successfully registered as shown below.

Verify 2N® Helios IP

From the 2N® Helios IP web interface select Information from the left menu. Verify that the Registration state shows Registered. Place a call to another phone on the Avaya IP Office to verify basic call operation.