3CX Supporting Guides

IP Phone Switching and VLAN Tagging

VLAN tagging can minimize the cabling as well as the switch ports used, to integrate the endpoints in the current network while still separating the Voice network from the Data network. A workstation can be connected via the PC port on the IP phone in the default or different VLAN. You can apply priority options via [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Comments Off on IP Phone Switching and VLAN Tagging

PBX Express Now Supports PBX Deployment to 1and1

We recently added support for 1and1 to our popular PBX Express tool. Now you can fire up a 3CX instance, fully configured, in minutes and have it running in your own 1and1 account. This is ideal if you are already a customer of 1and1 and are hosting your web server there, or if you are a 1and1 [...]

By |April 28th, 2017|Comments Off on PBX Express Now Supports PBX Deployment to 1and1

3CX on Google Compute Engine – Part 2

In the first part of this 2-part article, we had completed most of the back-end preparation work. Here we will see how to create your “gold” image for eventual multiple deployments of 3CX on Google Compute Engine. Prepare your Instance for 3CX V15 Connect to your instance using the "SSH" button in the console Elevate to [...]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on 3CX on Google Compute Engine – Part 2

3CX on Google Compute Engine – Part 1

Implementing 3CX in a cloud environment would be a great idea, particularly if we can offload the hardware management headaches to a competent hosting provider. Well, Google is about as safe a haven as you could find, and Google's Compute Engine is an affordable platform well-suited to this sort of task. To set up a 3CX machine [...]

New 3CX Mini PC Option: Shuttle NC02U

3CX has found a great new MiniPC option for v15: The Shuttle NC02U With the Shuttle NC02U you can put together a low cost, yet reliable appliance for smaller offices where no server is available. It will run a standard operating system (Debian 8 or the Debian for 3CX) and consume very little power. Depending on [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Comments Off on New 3CX Mini PC Option: Shuttle NC02U

3CX WebMeeting: Meeting Room Moderation and User Roles

With the latest version of 3CX WebMeeting, users now have the option to use advanced meeting room moderation options. These options give you the ability to assign user roles to each web meeting participant as well as accept or reject users who try to connect to your meeting. Additionally, connected users can be removed from an ongoing [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on 3CX WebMeeting: Meeting Room Moderation and User Roles

Implement QoS for 3CX VoIP on Debian Linux

If you need QoS on your Debian Linux system, this step-by-step guide shows how to create a rule for iptables that tags all traffic from the machine with a higher QoS so as to ensure traffic is given priority. Step 1: Making sure your QoS rules are applied permanently to your system By default, your Debian [...]

By |January 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Implement QoS for 3CX VoIP on Debian Linux

Which MiniPC for a 3CX PBX Appliance?

3CX V15 now supports deployment to a MiniPC so that you create a 3CX PBX Appliance. Using a MiniPC you can put together a low cost, yet reliable appliance that can be used in smaller offices where no server is available. It’s important to note that the difference between 3CX and other PBX appliances is that [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Which MiniPC for a 3CX PBX Appliance?

Migrating 3CX Cloud Server v14 instances to v15

The following documentation will guide you through the process required to successfully move 3CX Virtual PBX Server v14 (multi tenant) to Cloud Server v15 (single host). The destination server may be running Windows or Linux host OS. The backup is compatible with both platforms. Also in a later stage the backups can be moved from a [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Migrating 3CX Cloud Server v14 instances to v15