PBX Features

Features

Announcements

Setup a recording for the auto attendant that provides an announcement to callers.

Authentication

Extendable with plugin support. Web interface authentication by default authenticates against the NocRoomPBX Database. LDAP is one and has also been tested with Microsoft Active Directory and OpenLDAP.

Call Barge / Eavesdrop / Intercept

Listen into an active call from another extension.

Call Block

Block inbound calls by the caller id.

Call Broadcast

Create a recording and select one or more groups to have the system call and play the recording.

Call Center

Creates a robust call center environment with agent tiers.

Call Detail Records

Various reporting capabilities to see who called, when, call length, export to a csv file, and call detail statistics.

Call Flows (Day Night Mode)

Typically used with day night mode. To direct calls between two destinations. Can work with BLF on the phone to show which direction calls will be directed to.

Call Forward

Forward to another extension or to any phone number.

Call Monitoring

View which extensions are currently in a call.

Call Pickup

For a particular extension or any extension that is currently ringing.

Queues

Load calls into queues so they can be answered in the order they came into the queue.

Call Recordings

Record all or some calls or parts of the call.

Call Routing

Send the call in different directions or perform actions based on reading the caller id info or other call information.

Call Announced Transfer

Transfer the active call to another internal or external call. Also known as a warm transfer.

Call Blind Transfer

Transfer a call like the call was going into a call queue or from an ivr.

Call Transfer

Transfer a call.

Call Waiting

A beep while on a call and to toggle between two different calls.

Caller ID

Support for customization and supporting providers.

Conference

Set up voice and video conference calls, is optionally secure with a PIN number, and can transfer current calls to a conference. Interactive conference control provides the ability to see the list of callers in the conference and manage the volume, see who is talking, kick, mute, unmute, deaf, undeaf, profiles and controls.

Conference Center

Unlimited conference rooms with moderator and participants, pin numbers, call recording, mute all, caller announce and more…

Configuration

While the admin configures the system in the web interface. The data is saved to the database and can optionally be delivered to FreeSWITCH via XML files, or on demand from the database.

Contacts

Manage your contacts. Import contacts from Outlook CSV files. Export contacts to your cell phone with QR Codes. It is also possible to add additional features like time cards and invoices that can be related to the contacts.

Command

Area to execute commands from the gui. Merged SQL Query tool with a clip library.

Dial Plan Manager

The dialplan is used to set up call destinations based on conditions and context. You can use the dialplan to send calls to gateways, auto attendants, external numbers, to scripts, or any destination.

Dial by Name (*411)

Search by first name or last name to find extension numbers on the system.

Direct Inward System Access (DISA)

Gives the ability to call into the system, put in a pin code, and then call back outbound.

Device Provisioning

From Advanced > Default Settings you can enable provisioning for devices. Contacts used as Directory for the phones, vendor list and functions can be enabled or disabled. Support for memory, expansion (side cars), and programmable keys. Configure SIP endpoints for Yealink, Polycom, Cisco, Aastra and several other brands.

Do Not Disturb (DND)

Direct calls to voicemail by default however there is an option when using do not disturb to send the call to an alternative destination.

Extensions

Create extensions for phones to register to and an option to receive emails on missed calls.

Extension Summary

Summary of extension activity per domain such as missed calls, answered calls, no answer, inbound duration, outbound duration, number of outbound calls, number of inbound calls and Average length of Conversation (ALOC). The summarized information can be downloaded as a CSV file.

Editor

File editor for PHP, XML, and Provisioning files.

Fax Server

A virtual fax machine that can send and receive faxes with advanced features.

Follow Me

Allows calling multiple extensions or external numbers.

Gateways

Gateways provide access into other voice networks. These can be voice providers or other systems that require SIP registration.

Hot Desking

A way to login to another phone device and temporarily or permanently become another extension. This is sometimes known as ‘hoteling’ and ‘extension mobility’

Inbound and Outbound Call Routing

Routes used to receive or send calls in or out of NocRoomPBX.

IVR Menus (Auto Attendant)

Create a structured interactive voice prompt for callers to use. Uses FreeSWITCH IVR and delivered from Database on Demand. Cached to memcache with IVR Menu Options all editable at once. Also works with Text to Speech.

Music on Hold

Allows multiple categories of music on hold that can be set globally or per domain. Can inject additional audio on intervals such as ‘Your call is very important to us please stand by’.

Multi-Tenant

Domain based multi-tenant using subdomains such as red.pbxhosting.tld green.pbxhosting.tld blue.pbxhosting.tld

Operator Panel

A virtual panel that agents can drag and drop transfer calls. Adjust call state from available, on break, do not disturb and logged out.

Paging

Page another extension with or without password

Parking

Send a call to an unused “park” extension. The caller listens to music on hold until another extension connects to the call.

Phrases

Using xml handler and xml from the file system you can string together multiple voice files.

Provider Setup

Re-branding and Customize

NocRoomPBX has unprecedented customizability which can be used to meet your needs or the needs of your customers. Customizable themes, menu, dialplan, and Hundreds of Default Settings to control the theme.

Recordings

Create and manage personalized recordings.

Ring Groups

Make one extension ring several extensions and an option to receive emails on missed calls.

Scalable and Redundant

Can be configured for multi-master database replication, file replication. NocRoomPBX, Database, and FreeSWITCH can be distributed across multiple servers for large enterprise scale systems.

Time Conditions

An extension that can be timed to route calls based on domain select, global option, move to other domains, and holiday presets.

User and Group Management

Edit, change or add users of all permission levels.

Voicemail

Has the ability to copy voicemails for other voicemail boxes when receiving a voicemail. Additional features include voicemail to email and voicemail IVR. Forward add intro, check box for multi-delete.

Voicemail to Email

Have voicemails sent to email.

Voicemail Transcription

Converts voicemails to text.

WebRTC

Make and receive video calls with a web browser.

Additional Features

This is not a comprehensive set of features. A complete list would be many times larger. More will be added as time permits.