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Started by MichiganTelephone, March 16, 2011, 10:57:22 AM
Quote from: natts on March 20, 2011, 03:39:42 PM(1)Wireless Bridge?You expertise is welcome...oh OBI KANOBI
Quote from: wintek on March 16, 2011, 04:30:22 PMHere is a scenario which I use:I have an account with Voip.ms where I have three DIDs. One is my home number for family & friends; one is my wife's pseudo business. She's a home health nurse, and one I use for business. Voip.ms allows you to create sub-accounts with their own long on credentials and also allow you to set the outgoing Caller-ID on each account. When we call family and friends our home CID is presented. When my wife calls her patients from our home phone the call goes out her CID. This is important because when patients get her number they call her for every little thing. So instead of they getting our home number (which they have in the past) they get her CID which can be presented with a distinctive ring and /or redirected to voice mail giving instructions to call the home office or 911 if emergency. Similar situation on mine. So being able to select the outgoing gateway allows us to use the home phone for business, but not having to react to incoming business calls.On Voip.ms sub-accounts you can also track calls & expenses of which we write-0ff every year on our income taxes.
Quote from: QBZappy on August 16, 2011, 06:49:05 PMNo ip phone necessary. Regular phone attached to the OBi will do the job. Calls between sub accts are free. CID number can be unique for each acct/sub acct. Lots of other features, too numerous to mention them all. CID number and name can be spoofed using their service. Meaning that you can have any CID name and number show up on the outgoing call. Good feature to have for a DID with sub accts.
Quote from: randomLettersandNumbers on August 16, 2011, 07:14:57 PMThe custom rings -- is that something your configure on the Obihai? I saw section for ringtones but I didn't see a method of how to listen to them. Just numbered 1 through whatever.
Quote from: randomLettersandNumbers on August 16, 2011, 07:14:57 PMI was looking at the config page for the obi -- http://wiki.voip.ms/article/OBi110Can you guys provide more information on how to get multiple linkes setup on the obi under the profiles. How do you access them and what are good outbound / inbound rules that should be place.
Quote from: randomLettersandNumbers on August 16, 2011, 07:14:57 PMFinally, Have you guys had to add any firewall rules or QOS rules in your home router to help get the sip traffic to the obi faster versus haveing your streaming video, torrents, games or whatever getting priority traffic first?
Quote from: QBZappy on August 16, 2011, 07:44:18 PMTrial and error method. Once you have an acct setup you will have to call yourself and change the setting to a ring that you like.
Quote from: QBZappy on August 16, 2011, 07:44:18 PMOnce you get an acct with voip.ms, the sub acct is set up on their web portal. The sub acct is a variation of the main acct name that you can choose for yourself.Remember that the OBi has 2 slots for setting up sip accts. If you need more sub accts you may need to setup using the OBi gateway. Setting up using an OBi gateway is slightly different. I'm not certain that voip.ms can be setp that way since I do not use the gateways. RonR can probably confirm that.
Quote from: QBZappy on August 16, 2011, 07:44:18 PMI have. Not all routers/router firmwares are created equal. Many on this forum have mentioned using various routers moded with Tomato firmware or DDWRT. What router and firmware do you use?