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The 3CX IP PBX Tutorial

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

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
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Editing multiple extensions at a time

One last feature related to groups is the ability to select multiple extensions and edit them as a group. To do this, click on Extensions on the left side of the 3CX Management Console as shown in the following screenshot. Now hold the Ctrl key while you click on extensions to select multiple extensions. When you have selected the extensions you want to edit, click on Edit Extension to edit this group:

You will notice on the Edit Extension page that you are editing three extensions at once. Settings that are specific to one extension or which are not editable are grayed out and locked. Settings that you can change for this group, such as Enable Voice mail or Play Caller ID, are not locked. Make the changes you want and then click Apply as shown in the next screenshot:


Multiple extension editing allows you to edit provisioning BLF assignments but, according to my tests, you cannot edit these even though they are not locked. The ability to change BLF...