In this chapter, we will cover some of the great enterprise features available in 3CX and some semi-advanced networking topics dealing with remote phones. These features are not available in the free version, so you will have to pay a little for the enterprise license. It's worth it!
This chapter's topics include the following:
Remote phones using a VPN
Networking topics, such as NAT, port forwarding, and configuring a Linksys router
One of the great features of an IP PBX is the ability to easily connect remote phones to your 3CX IP PBX using existing networking infrastructure. In fact, I find that a very common reason for organizations replacing their existing phone infrastructure is being able to connect remote phones or branch offices with several phones.
There are several ways to connect remote phones to your 3CX IP PBX, such as establishing a hardware Virtual Private Network (VPN...