Create an Extension Group

This topic describes how to create an extension group.

Procedure

  1. Log in to PBX management portal, go to Extension and Trunk > Extension Group, click Add.
  2. Configure basic settings for the extension group.
    1. In the Name field, enter a group name to help you identify it.
    2. In the Select Members drop-down list, set which extensions will be added to the group.
      • All Extensions: If you choose the option, all the extensions will be moved to the Selected box.
        Note: ONLY one group that contains all the extensions is allowed.
      • Specific extensions: If you choose the option, select the desired extensions from Available box to Selected box.

    3. Assign user types for group members.
      Note: Users of different user types have different permissions. For more information, see User types in an extension group.
      1. In the Selected box, click beside the desired member.
      2. In the pop-up window, configure the User Type and permissions.
        • If you select Manager or User, the member has all the permissions that are granted to the user type.
          Note: The permissions of Manager and User are pre-defined. To change the permissions, see View or change permissions for managers and users.
        • If you select Custom, select the checkboxes of the desired permissions.
      3. Click Save.
  3. To define which users within your organization can view the group on Linkus clients, configure the group's visibility.
    1. Click Group Permissions tab.
    2. In the Group Information Visibility drop-down list, select a type.
      • Visible to all Extensions: All extension users can view the group.
      • Visible to Extensions in this Group: Only group members can view the group.
      • Visible to Specific Extensions: Only specific extension users can view the group.

        If you choose the option, select the desired extensions from the drop-down list of Specific extensions, or enter the desired value.

  4. Click Save.

Result

The extension group is displayed on Extension Group list; the authorized users can view the group on Linkus clients.