Note: Unifi Talk (which we will refer to from here as simply Talk) has specific hardware requirements. Only other Talk devices are compatible with the Talk application. See the pre-requisites section of this document for more information.
Instructions for configuring Unifi Talk PBX with your Telnyx Account
In this activity you will:
Your Telnyx Portal must be correctly set up and configured for use
Have your SIP Credentials (The username/password for your main SIP account or SIP sub-account)
Have DID(s) available to assign.
If you want to store call recordings, you will also need a hard disk drive, but this is not required for the Talk application to run correctly.
PoE switches are required to power and connect your Talk device. UniFi offers their own in-house option.
A Talk device. Only Talk devices will work with the Talk application.
Your Talk application must be set up and up to date before you continue
Ensure you can log into Talk UI
Make sure to have completed all firmware updates or other updates on your endpoint(s) (IP Phone)
Setting up your Telnyx SIP portal account so you can make and receive calls:
Setting up a third-party SIP provider with UniFi Talk (in this case, it is VoIP.ms)
1. Add a Telnyx SIP trunk to your Talk application
In this section, you'll configure Telnyx as your SIP provider within your Talk application.
From your Unifi Talk dashboard, click on the settings icon in the right-hand navigation.
Under Unifi Talk settings click System Settings.
Find the Third Party SIP Setup section and click on Add Third Party SIP Provider.
You can enter the provider name here (ie: Telnyx).
Now we need to add a few custom fields, both the field names AND their corresponding values. Click the Add Fields button. You'll get a popup screen with a + which you can use to add new fields. Add the following information, making sure to type the field names exactly as they're written below:
Click on Done when you're finished.
Now you can add values to the fields you just created. In each field, provide the following:
username: Your Telnyx account or sub-account username
password: Your Telnyx account or sub-account password
2. Authorize international outgoing calls
If you want your users to be able to dial out to other countries, you'll need to authorize those. (If you do not want your users making international calls, you can go onto section 3.
From the System Settings config, click the Select Countries button. Make sure your Telnyx account allows for international calling, or this will not work.
3. Configure phone numbers
In this section, you'll be importing phone numbers into Talk. You have the option of importing them either manually by entering them one by one, or auto-importing them from a list in a text file.
From the System Settings config, open the DID Numbers section.
To manually import numbers, enter each of your Telnyx DIDs that you provisioned as part of your pre-requisite activities into Input Numbers field in E164 format (ie: +1XXXXXXXXXX).
To auto-import numbers from a text file, click the Import Numbers with .TXT File button.
There MUST be the + at the beginning of each number string, otherwise you may get parsing errors.
Make sure each number is on a separate line.
4 Set the IP address range
In this section, you will set the range of ACL IP addresses that you will get from Telnyx. If you do not have these, please reach out to support.
From the System Settings config, click the IP Address Range option.
Click the Add IP Address Range button on the right.
CIDR Network Address: 188.8.131.52 (For international, see this document.) Leave /32 as it is.
Click the Add button.
5. Assign a phone number to a user
In this section, you'll assign a phone number to each user in your setup. These phone numbers are the DIDs you acquired as part of your pre-requisite activities.
Go to the left-hand navigation and click on the users icon.
Find the user you want to assign a number and click the Edit button at the far right of their row.
A user edit popup will appear. Click the Manage dropdown
Find the Change Number section. Here you'll see all the DIDs you added in section 3. Any numbers that have not yet been assigned to a user will say "Unassigned" next to them.
That's it! You've finished configuring Unifi Talk, and can now start testing calls from your Talk device!
Review our getting started with guide to make sure your Telnyx Mission Control Portal account is setup correctly!
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