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DTLite Appliance Configuration

What is DTLite?

DTLite VMware appliance is ready to use, all in the box VoIP Billing and Switch server which allows to build complete Internet Telephony system with no extra software required.

How it works?

Thanks to Free VMware Player it is possible to install and launch DTL appliance on any Windows or Linux PC in few minutes. It is even possible to virtualize applications, i.e. run multiple instances of DTL appliance on same PC. DTL Appliance consists of:

  1. DTL ArrowBilling series 2.2
  2. DTL ArrowSwitch series 2.2

Both devices are preconfigured to work together without need of any special configuration work. However, it is possible to use DTL ArrowBilling with external RADIUS compatible devices. The main features of DTL Appliance are:

  1. Multi-level prepaid/postpaid VoIP/Telephony Billing
  2. SIP/H.323 switch with integrated AAA and Routing from ArrowBilling interface
  3. IVR support (calling cards)
  4. ANI based callback (calling number recognition)
  5. Web Based callback (by button on web page)
  6. Callshop support

For support on ArrowBilling, please see its WIKI pages

For support on ArrowSwitch, please see its WIKI pages

Download

Most recent build: DTLite 2.2 build 20110913 - 400 MB

Notice! The previous build number 20110906 has issue where the default login username and password does not work. Please download the latest build on contact us regarding information to fix it

Installation

  1. Download Free VMware Player from https://www.vmware.com/products/player/
  2. Install VMware player on your Linux or Windows machine.
  3. Download DTL Appliance
  4. Launch VMware Player, choose DTL Appliance and Play it.
  5. IMPORTANT! When asked if you Moved appliance or copied. select "I moved it".
  6. During the boot process, the system will try to establish its IP address by querying DHCP server. The result will be displayed in the message like the one below:

  1. Note the URL (and port number 7676!) and open your browser at this address. There is special configuration utility running which will allow to set system IP address, netmask, default gateway, Date, time and timezone. NOTE: Please reboot appliance after changing date, time or timezone settings!
  2. When done, point your browser to http://ip_of_appliance/billing/admin. This is main login of billing interface.

  1. There are several logins available. Choose "Admin Login" and enter default username: root and password: datatechlabs

Testing Calls

There are several accounts preconfigured in the appliance. Start your favorite SIP phone (e.g. Linksys PAP2, CounterPath X-lite , Ekiga ) and use some of the accounts available:

user ID password
700101 abcd0101
700102 abcd0102
711101 abcd1101
711201 abcd1201
711301 abcd1301
711401 abcd1401
  1. Enter Ip address of the DTL Appliance as the SIP proxy or domain address. The phones should be registered with SIP proxy.
  1. Try to place call, by calling other phone number directly. The other phone should ring. Pick up to establish conversation.
  1. After disconnect, check for Call Detail Record in Calls and Billing reports.

Testing IVR system

  1. To test IVR, dial the predefined number 7777 from registered phone.
  1. The IVR will answer. If prompted for PIN, use one of accounts from table above. When prompted for destination, enter other registered phone number.
  1. Dial 999111 (999112 in spanish) from registered phone. The IVR will tell the remaining balance

Testing ANI Callback

  1. Dial predefined number 8888 from registered phone. Hangup immediately hearing first ring. NOTE! if you do not hangup immediately, you may miss the call back. That can happen in peer-to-peer calls because system is configured for much longer delays experienced in real PSTN networks.

Routing to PSTN

  1. There is predefined carrier "Carrier1" in the system. Use its "Accounts" tab to modify its IP address to real and/or create new IP addresses.
  1. All Accounts are set to be routed to this carrier. User "Routing" section to modify it.

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