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This module will give you a detail knowledge from how to start on the DID.

Like From starting such as Creating Billing Rule, DID Client, DID Vendor, DID Repository and at last their Call Simulation so that you can confirm that your setup is correct.

1st Step

First of all the First thing we need to create Billing Rule,

Billing Rule for Both Client & Vendor, so we will create 2 billing rules,

To create a billing rule, click on Origination → Billing Rule

Below displayed window will appear.

Screenshot: Billing Rule

Click on Create New Button to add a new billing rule,

Below displayed window will appear.

Screenshot: New Billing Rule

Field Name

Description

Name

Name of the Billing Rule.

Type Rate

There are two options:

Fix Rate

It will be applied for all the DID’s.

Variable Rate

In this you can use different rates for DID’s.

Note: When you select Fix Rate, You have to set the Min time and Interval for this rule.

If you select Variable Rate, there is a Rate Table will be generated. After save the Rule, you will be redirected to the Rate Table page.

Free Per DID

Fee to use per DID. You can set fee for Weekly or Monthly. By inputting rate into Rate field and select Weekly or Monthly in the Billing Section.

Price/Minute

Charges per minute.

Min Time

Minimum chargeable duration. If min time is 6 sec and someone calls only for 3 sec. The call will get charged for 6 sec.

Interval

This is the interval for billing. If you set it 6 sec. Then billing will be based on every 6 sec. If you call for 11 sec, but as billing interval is 6 sec. It will be charged for 12 sec.

Payphone Surcharge

A charge associated with toll-free calls placed from pay telephones or using a calling card.

Fee for Port

Fee to use Port. You can set free for Weekly or Monthly by inputting rates into Rate field and select Weekly or Monthly in the billing Section.

Rate Per SMS

Charges per SMS you send or receive, you can set the charges for message sent and message received in respective boxes.

Setup Fee

Charges for completing all the setup.

With the help of above displayed table, created 2 Billing Rule, for example - Billing_C for Client & Billing_V for Vendor.

By filling all the fields, click on SAVE button to complete the procedure of creating a new Billing Rule.

For more information regarding Billing Rule, Please refer to Billing Rule

2nd Step

Now we have to create a Client,

Go to DID → Clients

Below displayed window will appear.

Screenshot: Clients List

To create a new client click on Create New Button, below displayed window will appear.

Screenshot: Basic Info

Fill out all the information,

For more information regarding Creating DID Client, Please refer to DID Clients section.

After creating a New Client we will proceed to next step

3rd Step 

Now we have to create a New DID Vendor,

Go to DID → Vendor

Below displayed window will appear.

Screenshot: Vendor List

To create a new vendor click on Create New Button, below displayed window will appear.

Screenshot: New Vendor

Fill out all the information,

For more information regarding Creating DID Vendor, Please refer to DID Vendors section.

After creating a New Vendor we will proceed to next step

4th Step

Now we have to create DID Repository (Routing)

Go to DID → DID Repository

Below displayed window will appear.

Screenshot: DID Repository List

To create a New DID Number, Click on the Create New Button,

Screenshot: Creating a New DID Number

 

Fill out all the information,

For more information, Please refer to DID Repository

After creating a New DID Repository, we will check everything by simulating call.

5th Step

Now we have simulate a call on call simulation section,

Go to Tools → Call Simulation → DID

Below displayed window will appear

Screenshot: DID Call Simulation


Call Simulation of DID shown below.

Screenshot: Origination Call Simulation Result

We have simulated a call and as you can see Release Cause: Normal means that the DID Repository (Routing) is correct.

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