Linkus Overview

Yeastar Linkus UC Softphone is designed to keep you connected with colleagues and business anywhere and anytime. This topic describes Linkus server, Linkus client, Linkus client login methods, and Linkus events.

Linkus server

To get started with Linkus, you need to set up Linkus server and enable Linkus clients for users. Yeastar P-Series PBX System allows you to set up Linkus server in the following ways:
  • Set up Linkus server with LCS
    Yeastar P-Series PBX System provides paid Linkus Cloud Service (LCS), available for Yeastar P-Series Enterprise Plan, which helps you achieve the followings:
    • Simplify configurations of Linkus server and network.
    • Enjoy better call quality and enhanced security of calls.

    For more information, see Set up Linkus Server with LCS.

  • Manually set up Linkus server
    If Linkus Cloud Service (LCS) is unavailable, you can manually set up your Linkus server as the local server.
    Note: Professional network knowledge is required.

    For more information, see Manually Set up Linkus Server.

Linkus client

Yeastar P-Series PBX System supports the following Linkus clients:
  • Linkus Mobile Client
  • Linkus Desktop Client
  • Linkus Web Client

For more information of Linkus Mobile Client and Linkus Desktop Client, see Linkus Help Center.

For more information of Linkus Web Client, see Linkus Web Client User Guide.

Linkus client login methods

Yeastar P-Series PBX System allows users to quickly log in to Linkus clients via a specific link or QR code, or manually log in by entering the provided credentials.
  • Quick login:
    • Login link: Provide users with login links so that they can quickly log in to Linkus clients.
    • Login QR code: Provide users with login QR codes so that they can quickly log in to Linkus Mobile Client.

    You can copy and share login credential of a specific client with a user, or bulk send Linkus welcome emails to multiple users, which contain login credentials of all the Linkus clients.

    For more information, see Configure Linkus Welcome Email and Send Linkus Welcome Emails.

  • Manual login: Depending on different kinds of Linkus server that you have set up, you need to provide different information for users to log in to Linkus clients.
    Table 1.
    Linkus Server Mobile & Desktop Login Credentials Web Client Login Credentials
    Linkus Server (LCS)
    • The PBX's serial number
    • User password
    • Username

      Username can be extension number or email address, which depends on how you configure Linkus client login mode.

    • The PBX's local IP address and public IP address
    • The PBX's local & external web server port
    • User password
    • Username

      Username can be extension number or email address, which depends on how you configure the Linkus client login mode.

    Linkus Server (Manual configuration)
    • The PBX's local IP address and public IP address
    • Local & External Linkus port
    • User password
    • Username

      Username can be extension number or email address, which depends on how you configure the Linkus client login mode.

    • The PBX's local IP address and public IP address
    • The PBX's local & external web server port
    • User password
    • Username

      Username can be extension number or email address, which depends on how you configure the Linkus client login mode.

Linkus events

Yeastar P-Series PBX System provides event notification feature, which records events in logs and notifies relevant contacts via specific notification methods when events occur.

Yeastar P-Series PBX System provides the following Linkus events:
  • Linkus Client Login Failed
  • Linkus User Blocked Out: The event occurs in either of the following situations:
    • Failed login attempts for 3 times by one device in 24 hours.
    • Failed login attempts for 5 accounts by one device in 24 hours.
  • LCS Expiration Reminder

For more information, see Configure Event Notifications.