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The 3CX IP PBX Tutorial

By : Robert Lloyd, Matthew M. Landis, Matthew M Landis
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The 3CX IP PBX Tutorial

By: Robert Lloyd, Matthew M. Landis, Matthew M Landis

Overview of this book

Traditional PBX systems have often been expensive and proprietary. With 3CX, you can now create an easy-to-use, complete, and cost-effective phone system on Microsoft Windows. This practical guide offers the insight that a reader needs to exploit the potential that 3CX has to offer.This practical hands-on book covers everything you need to know about designing, installing and customizing 3CX to create an all-inclusive phone system. It takes a real-world approach that walks you through all aspects of 3CX and its features. From installing the software, to backing things up, to understanding what hardware you need – this book covers it all.The 3CX IP PBX Tutorial will take you from knowing very little about VoIP to almost expert level with detailed how-tos on every aspect of 3CX. Starting with the basics, and covering the free version of 3CX as well as the more advanced features of the Enterprise version, you will learn it all.In other words, this book covers numerous topics such as installation and configuration of 3CX, choosing a VoIP Provider, integration of a trunk into 3CX, the commonly used 3CX hardware, and backing up your phone system.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
The 3CX IP PBX Tutorial
About the Authors
About the Reviewer

Downloading 3CX and getting a key

To get to the 3CX Phone System download page, visit:

Fill in your information with a valid e-mail address, and you will get a demo key that will allow you to try out all the commercial features of the 3CX Phone System. You will also get a link to a nice PDF manual for 3CX, or if you are very security conscious, you can click on the link under the heading Updates, which will take you to the links to download without giving you a demo key. You can also go directly to the following link:

3CX is approximately a 40MB download. You may also want to download the 3CX Assistant and VoIP Phone right away from the same page.

Free key versus a two-user test key

If you filled in a valid e-mail while registering, to download 3CX you will receive a demo key by e-mail that will allow all features of the 3CX Phone System Commercial edition. The limitation of this...