SIP Trunk

SIP Trunk Module

The SIP Trunk module enables you to configure your SIP trunks for testing. You can add new SIP trunks or edit existing trunks. Using the Carrier Details configuration panel, you can add custom carrier details to be used with your SIP Trunks. Using the SIP Trunk configuration panels, you can;

  • Create, Edit, or Delete SIP Trunks in real time.
  • Add custom Carrier, Caller Line Identity (CLI), and Carrier Prefix details to your SIP Trunks.
Figure: The ‘SIP Trunk’ Module
  1. SIP Trunk Module (The ‘SIP Trunk’ module is nested here in a tab which is located along the top of the page under the ‘Numbers’ module).
  2. Search (Use this to search for SIP Trunks in the table).
  3. SIP Trunks List. (This is a list of all ‘SIP Trunks’ that have been added).
  4. Actions section allows users to:
    1.  Edit (When clicked it brings up the Edit SIP Trunk dialog box).
    2.  Delete (When clicked it brings up a confirmation dialog box to confirm the deletion of the SIP Trunk).
  5. Add SIP Trunk button (When clicked this brings up the Add SIP Trunk dialog box).
  6. Search Carrier Details (Use this to search for Carrier Details in the table).
  7. Add Carrier Detail button (When clicked this brings up the Add Carrier Detail dialog box).
  8. Actions section allows users to:
    1.  Edit (When clicked it brings up the Edit Carrier Detail dialog box).
    2.  Delete (When clicked it brings up a confirmation box to confirm the deletion of the Carrier Detail).
  9. Carrier Details List. (This is a list of all ‘Carrier Details’ that have been added).

 

How to Add a SIP Trunk

To add a new SIP Trunk, do the following:

Figure: Navigation to the ‘Add SIP Trunk’ dialog box
  1. Navigate to the Numbers module of the platform  (this can be found here in the left hand navigation menu).
  2. Select the SIP Trunk tab (this is nested in the tabs which can be located along the top of the page).
  3. Click the Add Sip Trunk button  (located center left of the screen).
  4. In the ‘Add SIP Trunk’ dialog box, fill out the required fields listed below.
    Figure: The ‘Add SIP Trunk’ dialog box
    1. Trunk Name: (Mandatory) Enter the name of your SIP Trunk here.
    2. Origination Country: (Mandatory) Use the drop-down menu to select the origination country. Note: IP must be white-listed on your firewall to enable testing.
    3. Copy IP: Click here if you would like to copy the selected origination country IP to your clipboard. This will need to be white-listed on your network.
    4. Termination Gateway: If ‘Authorization‘ is selected it will add another level of security which requires both a ‘Username’ and ‘Password’ to be added.
    5. Transport: Select the Transport type from the drop-down menu.
    6. Termination IP Address: (Mandatory) Insert your Termination IP Address here.
    7. Port: (Mandatory) Enter the Port number to be used for the SIP trunk.
    8. SIP Domain: In most cases this is not needed. This will ONLY be used for SIP Trunks where a domain is required for SIP calling.
    9. Username: This is only needed if the termination gateway is set to ‘Authorization’.
    10. Password: This is only needed if the termination gateway is set to ‘Authorization’.
    11. DTMF Mode: Choose how you would like to handle DTMF with your SIP trunk.
    12. Codec Selection: Choose the appropriate codec to be used.
    13. Dialing Format: Choose the dialing format to be used.
    14. After Save: The after save menu gives you 2 options to choose from;
      1 – Add a new SIP Trunk – This will simply dismiss the dialog box and add the newly created Trunk to the list.
      2 – Edit this SIP Trunk – This will add the newly created trunk while keeping the current dialog box open to make any further edits.
    15. Add: Click the Add button to complete your task.
  5. Your task is now complete.

Results: The page will refresh and your SIP Trunk will now be available for you to search, edit or delete in the SIP Trunks List.


Add Carrier Detail

To add carrier details, do the following:

Figure: Navigation to the ‘Add Trunk Prefix’ dialog box
  1. Navigate to the Numbers module of the platform  (this can be found here in the left hand navigation menu).
  2. Select the SIP Trunk tab (this is nested in the tabs which can be located along the top of the page).
  3. Click the Add Carrier Detail button  which will bring up the ‘Add Trunk Prefix’ dialog box (the button is located to the right of the screen).
  4. Fill in the required details which are briefly explained below.
    Figure: The ‘Add Trunk Prefix’ dialog box
    1. Carrier Name: (This is a mandatory field. The carrier name is used to identify the carrier through which you will test on your network).
    2. Carrier Prefix: (This prefix is used to identify which of your carriers Spearline should dial out of your network with. The prefix would be supplied to you by your carrier and is typically placed between the country code and the dialing number when calling; Example – USA 001 9996667 800 23456).
    3. Carrier CLI: (This is a mandatory field. Whatever number is input here will show up as the CLI (Caller Line Identifier) on any calls made through this carrier. This is defaulted to the word ‘Spearline’..
    4. After Save: The after save menu gives you 2 options to choose from;
      1 – Add a new Trunk Prefix – This will simply dismiss the dialog box and add the newly created trunk prefix to the list.
      2 – Edit this Trunk Prefix – This will add the newly created trunk while keeping the current dialog box open to make any further edits.
    5. Add: Click the Add button.
  5. Your task is now complete.

Results: The page will refresh and your carrier details will now be available for you to search, edit or delete in the Carrier Details List.

 

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