MyCalls Installation Manual

MyCalls Installation Manual
MyCalls Installation Manual
Version 1.6 for MyCalls 3.0.0.0 and Sense 2.6
Document History
Revision 1.0 September 2008
First release
Revision 1.1 Feb 2009
Update for MyCalls 2.1.0.0
Increase PC Specification
Add area code import
Update Call Recording for USB 2 Call Recording Unit.
Include Netlink and Call recording
Revision 1.2 April 2009
Update for MyCalls 2.1.1.0
Add BRI Call recorder
Add new sense installer
Remove Using MyCalls
Remove Running Reports
Remove User Roles
Remove Area Code Import
Add Reference to End User Guide
Remove Support for Windows 2000
Revision 1.3 September 2009
Update for MyCalls Desktop
Update for MyCalls Version Based Licensing
Revision 1.4 November 2009.
Update for MyCalls Call Recorder Analogue
Update for Sense 2.3.8.971.
Revision 1.5 May 2010
Update for Sense 2.4.1
Add Windows 7 Support
Add MyCalls Patching
Revision 1.6 January 2011
Update for MyCalls Version 3.0.0.0
Update for Sense 2.6
Table of Contents
What is MyCalls ......................................................................................5
Requirements .........................................................................................6
Telephone System ................................................................................................... 6
MyCalls PC Specification ......................................................................................... 6
SV8100 Programming.............................................................................7
Programming the SV8100 using a Script ................................................................. 7
Programming the SV8100 Manually ........................................................................ 9
Installing the MyCalls Server.................................................................12
Licensing .............................................................................................. 15
Reading the license from the SV8100 ................................................................... 16
Registration ........................................................................................................... 17
Upgrading a MyCalls License ................................................................................ 20
MyCalls Call Recorder Licensing ........................................................................... 20
Configuration Import .............................................................................21
Upgrading MyCalls 2.5 and Above ........................................................ 26
MyCalls Desktop ................................................................................... 28
SV8100 MyCalls Desktop Programming................................................................ 29
Configuring MyCalls Desktop ................................................................................ 30
Accessing Call Control Features in the MyCalls Application .................................. 34
Accessing Call Control Features Using MyCalls Desktop...................................... 35
Using Call Control Features ..................................................................36
Configuring Screenpop Interfaces ......................................................... 36
Installing the Call Control Service ......................................................... 36
Installing a Client .................................................................................. 38
Network Client ....................................................................................................... 38
Standard Client ...................................................................................................... 41
Patching................................................................................................ 42
Call Recording ...................................................................................... 43
Call Recording Licensable Options ........................................................................ 43
Background on ISDN Call Recorders .................................................................... 44
Requirements ........................................................................................................ 45
Connecting The ISDN Call Recorder. ................................................... 46
Connecting an Analogue Call recorder ................................................. 47
SIP Trunk Recording.............................................................................48
Installing the Call Recording Software .................................................. 49
Configuring SIP Trunks to Be Recorded During the Installation ............................ 57
Manually Installing the USB Driver ........................................................................ 60
Using Sense ......................................................................................... 64
Configuring Recording of SIP Trunks .................................................................... 65
Auto Deletion of Calls ............................................................................................ 65
Upgrading from Older versions of Call Recording Software .................................. 65
Disabling Encryption on the ‘TMP’ Folder .............................................................. 66
MyCalls Configuration ...........................................................................67
Netlink and Call Recording .................................................................................... 70
Configuring Call Recording Rules .......................................................................... 71
Call playback users and groups ............................................................................. 72
Playing back calls .................................................................................................. 74
Archiving Recorded Calls ...................................................................................... 75
Volume Names ...................................................................................................... 76
Manual Call Recording Archiving Using MyCalls ................................................... 77
Scheduled Archiving .............................................................................................. 78
Exact Channel Mapping ........................................................................79
Single PRI Unit ...................................................................................................... 79
Single BRI Unit ...................................................................................................... 81
Single Analogue Unit ............................................................................................. 81
SIP Trunk Call Recording ...................................................................................... 81
Multiple Units ......................................................................................................... 82
Multiple PRI Units.............................................................................................. 83
Multiple Analogue / BRI Units............................................................................ 85
Firmware on the Call Recording Box..................................................... 86
Checking The Firmware Version............................................................................ 86
Upgrading the Firmware ........................................................................................ 87
What is MyCalls
MyCalls is a range of call management solutions that are easily expanded and upgraded as a
business grows.
MyCalls Basic
A single user entry-level application that helps provide a real-time snapshot of all calls. Free for the
first 12 months.
MyCalls Call Manager
A more sophisticated version for businesses providing a full complement of call management
information.
MyCalls Desktop
Provides Desktop users with the with instant Customer Relationship Management (CRM) information
such as screen-pops, and much more.
MyCalls Enterprise
Enables easy call management and reporting across multiple sites such as main offices and branch
offices.
MyCalls Call Centre / Agent Control
An essential application for any contact centre and specialist call centres. Provides supervisors with
full control of extensions and Automatic Call Distributor (ACD) groups from their desktop.
MyCalls Call Recorder
Equips MyCalls Call Manager and MyCalls Call Centre with full call recording capability. Calls are
recorded securely, encrypted and easily accessed.
Any combination of the products can be used together on a single installation.
There is an end user guide available for MyCalls which is provided on the Technical DVD along
with this Manual.
Requirements
The same MyCalls software will always be installed regardless of which MyCalls product you are
using. It is the license that determines the features that are available in the application.
Telephone System
MyCalls will run on an SV8100 PBX running version 5 system software or greater and version 5 of the
PC programming tool.
MyCalls PC Specification
The MyCalls server is the PC that is responsible for communicating with the PBX and holding the
MyCalls database. MyCalls clients can be installed that will retrieve information from the MyCalls
server. A dedicated PC is strongly recommended for the MyCalls Server.
Minimum Hardware Specification
Intel Core i3 Processor or above
2GB RAM
Min 20GB of available Hard Disk Space
Operating systems:
Windows XP Pro min SP2 – 32 BIT only
Windows Server 2003 SP2 – 32 BIT only
Windows Vista Business, Ultimate and Enterprise 32 BIT only
Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise 32 and 64 BIT
Windows Server 2008 – 32 and 64 BIT
MyCalls is also supported on Terminal Services and Hyper V running on a Windows 2008 server*
*Call playback is not supported via terminal services / Remote Desktop.
Note that the PC spec for call recording and MyCalls enterprise are different, refer to the appropriate
manual for further details.
Please note, the PC Specification for running in MyCalls Call Recorder and MyCalls Enterprise model
are different, refer to the appropriate manual for further details.
You will need local administrator rights to the PC to install MyCalls.
SV8100 Programming
MyCalls requires two TCP connections to the SV8100 in order to work, SMDR and P Commands.
SMDR is used to provide call information after calls have completed. P Commands are used to
display real time information such as extension status and calls in queue information. The output is
collected from the Ethernet port on the CCPU or from an IPL port if one is installed, the programming
sequence on the SV8100 is the same regardless of which port the data is gathered from. MyCalls
Desktop also uses the SV8100’s TAPI driver to facilitate call control and screen popping.
There are two ways in which the SV8100 can be programmed, using a script or setting the commands
manually. Using a script will program the PBX in a matter of seconds. Version 5 of PC Pro should be
used.
Where Netlink is being used all of the SMDR and P Commands are all output from the Primary
system.
Programming the SV8100 using a Script
The script will enable all programmed extensions and trunks for SMDR output. The SMDR
configuration will also be changed for MyCalls preferred output. The TCP Ports for SMDR and P
Commands will be set to 4001 and 4000. A full list of commands are shown in the Programming the
SV8100 Manually section of this manual.
Connect to PC Pro and download the configuration from the SV8100. Once the configuration has
downloaded, select Scripts from the Tools menu.
Click the yellow folder in the box next to open the script file
Please note, the MyCalls script will enable a single digit voicemail access code of ‘6’ and disabled on
hook transfer for all class of services. These features are for MyCalls Desktop and can be changed if
needed.
Browse and locate the MyCallsv3.pcs (Usually located in c:\program files\SV8100 Application Suite\
NEC Philips SV8100 PC Pro\Cygnus\Philips\05_00\scripts folder.)
The path to the script file will be entered, uncheck the ‘Generate log file’ option and click ‘Generate.’
In a few seconds, the Complete notification will be displayed.
The downloaded configuration of the SV8100 has been modified, you should now upload the changed
configuration to the SV8100 and disconnect from PC Pro.
Programming the SV8100 Manually
To program the SV8100 manually, firstly connect to PC Pro and download the configuration from the
PBX. Select the ‘Advanced’ programming level then choose Wizards / Additional Devices / SMDR /
Setup / SMDR Port Setting. Enter a unique TCP Port for the SMDR output, usually TCP Port 4001
can be used. After entering the port number, click Apply to save the changes.
Advanced
programming
level
Wizards
In Wizards / Additional Devices / SMDR / Setup, select SMDR Service Options. Configure SMDR
Port 1 as follows, click apply to save the changes.
Output Port = LAN
Header Language = English
Omit Digits / Minimum Digits / Minimum Duration / Minimum Ring Duration = 0
SMDR Format = General Overseas
Note, as there is only one TCP connection available for SMDR, only SMDR Port one can be used.
In Wizards / Additional Devices / SMDR / Setup, select SMDR Output Options and configure as
shown below, again click Apply to save the changes. Items that are marked with an  are enabled,
and unchecked items are disabled.
Toll Restriction Calls = 
PBX Calls = 
Trunk Number / Name = Number
Daily Summary = unchecked
Weekly Summary=unchecked
Monthly Summary =unehecked
Toll Charge Cost = See Below*
Incoming Call = 
Extension Number / Name = Number
All Lines Busy (ALB) = unchecked
Walking Toll Restriction Table Number = 
DDI Table Name = unchecked
Caller ID Output DDI to Trunk = unchecked
Date = unchecked
Caller ID / DDI Number = Caller ID Number
Trunk / Received Dialed Number = Both
Account Code / Caller ID Name = Account Code
Caller ID Name Output Method = Same line
*If your carrier supports Advice of Charge, then you can enable this option and the cost associated
with the SMDR will override any MyCalls costing tables. It’s also necessary to setup the appropriate
multiplier for the Toll Charge.
In Wizards / Additional Devices / SMDR / Setup, select SMDR Output for Extensions. Enable each
extension for SMDR output and click Apply to save the changes.
In Wizards / Additional Devices / SMDR / Setup, select SMDR Output for Trunks. Enable each trunk
for SMDR output and click Apply to save the changes.
In Wizards / Advanced Items / ACD / ACD MIS Setup, following two items and click Apply.
ACD MIS Connection Port = CD-CP00 LAN
ACD MIS = 4000
All of the programming changes have now been made. Upload the modified configuration to the
SV8100 and disconnect from PC Pro.
Installing the MyCalls Server
The MyCalls server is the PC that will be responsible for collecting the SMDR and P commands from
the PBX and storing it in the MyCalls database. It is possible to install other MyCalls clients that can
connect to the MyCalls server to us the MyCalls application.
From the folder that MyCalls was unzipped to, run setup to start the installation wizard.
Note: If you are installing in Windows Vista and have ‘User Account Control’ enabled you will need to
click allow when asked if you want to allow the setup.exe to run.
The installation wizard will begin
At the Welcome screen click next
Carefully read the license agreement and click I accept, then next.
Select Complete and click next.
Next, enter a name for PBX, select your country and enter your area code.
!Note: The area code is used for determining the local calls in MyCalls. Enter the correct area
code.
Finally, click Install to start the installation process.
After the installation process has completed click finish.
Licensing
Before any of the MyCalls products can be used, the correct MyCalls license should be installed. The
MyCalls license is stored in the SV8100 and after MyCalls has been installed you have to instruct
MyCalls to read the license from the SV8100 inbuilt license server. After the license has been read
from the SV8100, it will hold its own copy of the license. Only when the license changes on the
SV8100 would you need to reread the license from the SV8100. When the license is working within
MyCalls, it is necessary to register the MyCalls software, there is a 15 grace period to register the
MyCalls software. The time it takes to read a license from the SV8100 can vary based on the license
type. For MyCalls Enterprise licensing refer to the MyCalls Enterprise installation manual. The
SV8100 needs to be licensed to use P Command and SMDR, these are included in the MyCalls
license that is installed on the SV8100*. When MyCalls reads the license from the SV8100 it verifies
that the license in the SV8100 is valid. If MyCalls discovers that any licensing rules have been
incorrectly purchased or the license agreement breached then it may choose not to include them in
the license or invalidate the license.
With MyCalls 2.5 or greater a version based licensing scheme has been implemented. This means
that when you purchase MyCalls, you are entitled to use only the version that was released at the
time you purchased the license. If you wish to upgrade MyCalls to another version, then you have to
purchase a MyCalls license that will allow you to upgrade to a different version.
In order to upgrade to MyCalls 2.5 from an older version of MyCalls the version you are upgrading
from must have MyCalls annual updates in place.
Note: MyCalls will not be able to read a license while the 60 day trial is running on the SV8100.
Before reading the license from the SV8100, you should check that PRG 90-55-01 is set to 0. A
license will also need to be installed on the SV8100.
When the MyCalls license is registered it is bound to the CPU and MyCalls checks on startup that it is
connected to the correct CPU. If a CPU is replaced then MyCalls will not start until the MyCalls
licenses exist on the new CPU. When the licenses exist on the new CPU, the license should be reread and re-registered using the license manager.
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* MyCalls Desktop requires the 3 Party CTI license to be installed on the SV8100.
Reading the license from the SV8100
From the Start / Programs / NEC Infrontia / MyCalls menu, start the License Manager application.
Select SV8100 / Read License from Switch.
Enter the IP Address of the PBX and click read license. The TCP Port can be changed if required,
you would only change the TCP Port if PRG command 10-47 had been changed.
You will be warned that the operation may take some time, click yes to continue.
After the licence has been read from the PBX, you will be asked if you want to install it, click yes and
the license will be installed on the PC.
The license will now work for a period of 15 days, during this 15 day period, the MyCalls software has
to be registered. If the MyCalls software is not registered during this period then it will expire.
Registration
After the license has been read from the SV8100, you should select ‘Generate Registration Request
File’ from the SV8100 menu.
A Window will open containing the registration information and instructions, if the PC that MyCalls is
running on has internet access, then open the following web page. If the PC does not have internet
access then save the text from within the windows into a text file and take it to a PC that has Internet
Access.
http://www.kelmar-software.com/svlicensing/default.aspx
Enter the details into the website, the user name / organisation should be details of the customer.
The email address is the mail address that the registered license should be sent to. You can also
elect to receive MyCalls email notifications, check the box to enable notifications. Now copy and
paste the registration information into the ‘Registration Request Information’ box. Take care when
copying the information into the box to make sure that only the registration information (show in the
above screenshot, highlighted in blue.) Do copy any other information or it may result in an invalid
license being issued. Finally click the ‘Send Registration Details’ button to submit the registration
request.
Once the registration has been submitted, it is automatically processed by a web server and a
registered license file is sent to the email address that was provided. The email will come from
[email protected] and will have a license file attached. Save the
license file onto the MyCalls server and open the license manager *see note1. From the file menu,
select open and open the .lrf that was in the email. Verify that the information is valid and correct then
click Install to install the license. The main difference between the license pulled from the SV8100
and the registered license it the expiry date. The license pulled from the switch will have an expiry
date of 15 days from when it is read from the SV8100. The expiry date of the registered license will
increase by at least 1 year or to the date 01/01/2105.
*Note 1. If the file is downloaded using webmail, then there is a possibility is can become corrupted.
If when you attempt to open the lrf file in the license manager is says it can’t open the file, then you
should re-register the license and download the attachment using another method other than
webmail.
Click OK to complete the installation of the license.
Once the license has been successfully installed you will a receive confirmation.
Upgrading a MyCalls License
When a license has to be upgraded, then first of all you should install the new license on the SV8100.
After the license has been installed on the SV8100, then you will need to re-read the license from the
SV8100 and carry out the registration process again.
MyCalls Call Recorder Licensing
MyCalls Call recorder licensing works in the same method as other MyCalls features. Call recording
does not work with the 1 year version of MyCalls, at least MyCalls Call Manager / Call Centre /
Enterprise is required. As part of the call recording package, a license containing call recording for
the relevant number trunks should be downloaded from the LMS and installed on the SV8100.
If you are adding a call recorder to an existing installation then you should treat the installation as an
upgrade and carry out the read license / registration procedure after installing it.
Configuration Import
Before carrying out the configuration import, make sure that the MyCalls license has been installed
from the SV8100 else the correct SMDR / Event templates may not be configured in MyCalls.
The configuration import tool is used to take data and settings from the SV8100 and import it into
MyCalls. Information such as extensions, DDI’s and trunks can quickly be imported into MyCalls
reducing the installation time of MyCalls.
From the Start / Programs / NEC Infrontia / MyCalls menu, run the Configuration Import Tool. Now
load PC Pro and take a download of the SV8100 configuration. In Wizards, select Applications /
MyCalls and choose a device type i.e. DDI’s. Highlight the DDI’s that you wish to import into MyCalls,
then right click on the highlighted area and click Copy Selection. Alternatively, you could highlight the
area and press Ctrl + C. Make sure you copy all of the columns that are available for the data that
you are importing. For example there are 3 columns to select for DDI’s.
In the Config Import Tool, right click you will be presented with a list of which items you are pasting
into the Config Import Tool. Choose which information you are pasting in by clicking on it.
Once the data has been pasted in, it will be displayed in the Config Import Tool. You may select /
deselect which items that will be imported.
The procedure can be repeated for each of the different devices that are being used in the PBX a
summary of the Config import items are show it the following table:
Account Codes
Callers
Carriers
DID’s
Extensions
Extension Groups
Trunks
Service Codes
Display Messages
Connected Netlinks
If account codes are enabled, the account code
numbers are listed here
The names and numbers entered as abb dials. If
MyCalls Desktop is used , then callers are imported
and make a directory that can used to dial from.
Any LCR carriers that have been configured
The DDI numbers and names that have been setup
The extension numbers and names
A list of department group names and numbers
A list of trunk names, numbers and trunk type
Configures service codes used by MyCalls Desktop.
For future development
For future development
The general page needs to be imported to tell MyCalls the IP Address of the PBX and the TCP ports
used. The general page will also verify that the SMDR is configured correctly on the SV8100. There
are 3 different pages from where the general page can be taken from depending on the SV8100
configuration. The rules on which general page you should use can be determined as follows:



If you are going to collect the P commands and SMDR from the Ethernet port of the CCPU
then use the General (CCPU) page. This page is normally used where the VOIP is not being
used on the PBX.
If you are using the IPL for the SMDR and P command Output then you should use the
General (IPL) Page.
If you are using Netlink then you should always use the General (Netlink.) This means that
the SMDR and P Commands will be collected from the IPL card.
When you have selected the correct general page, select the entire contents of the page and press
Ctrl + C or right click and select Copy Selection. Now switch to the Configuration Import Tool, right
click and choose to Paste General Information.
When the extension page is copied over, there is an option to create default users. When you click
Create Default Users, the contents of the Name column is copied across to the User column. You
can also change the name if required by typing over the existing names in the user column. The user
type is a drop down menu that allows you to specify the type of user. If users are created during the
config import then an administrator user name and password should be entered. When the config
import has successfully completed, the users will be created in MyCalls and automatically assigned to
extensions. This is particularly useful if there are a lot of users to create and assign to extensions.
If MyCalls Call Centre is being used, you can also use the Create Default PINS options. The same
principle applied but the extension number of copied to the PIN column and when the config import
takes place, the extensions are created and then users are assigned to extensions and PIN numbers.
Note: The config import tool will always overwrite any configuration in the SV8100 so creating users
by using the config import tool will overwrite any existing users configured in MyCalls.
Once you have the items you require in the Configuration Import Tool click the import icon.
When you click import, the import tool will firstly check to see if you have entered information into
each of the areas. If you have not entered anything for example trunks you will get a warning
message telling you about it. Click yes if you are happy to continue.
The import also checks the information taken across from the General page. If for example you have
not configured some of the items correctly in the SMDR setup you will be prompted. In this case be
sure to correct the items and upload them to the SV8100. Once they are uploaded, you will need to
copy and paste the information in the General page over again.
When the import is successful you receive the following message.
The system in now fully configured and operational based on the information imported by SV8100 PC
Pro. You will be able to login to MyCalls and start using it.
For further information on using MyCalls, refer to the MyCalls end user guide.
Upgrading MyCalls 2.5 and Above
If an installation of MyCalls has annual software updates in place then they are entitled to upgrade
MyCalls from the current version to any version of MyCalls. If the site is running MyCalls 2.5 or above
then they will need to have sufficient MyCalls Upgrade licenses before they can upgrade the MyCalls
software.
Important: Before upgrading take note of which version is currently installed and which
version you wish to upgrade to. As a precaution, take a backup of the configuration and call
records database before upgrading!
If a site running MyCalls 2.5 wishes to upgrade to version 3. An appropriate version upgrade license
should be purchased allowing the upgrade to take place.
Upgrades are available in two main types, singles version upgrade and any version upgrade. A single
version upgrade will allow you to upgrade from version 2.5 to 3. A Multi version upgrade will allow
you to upgrade from version 2.5 to any other released version. All version release numbers will be
staged in .5 increments. A Single version upgrade will allow you to upgrade from 2.5 to 3 or from 3.5
to 4 and so on. To upgrade from 2.5 to 3.5 or above, you will need to purchase an any version
upgrade license.
There are 6 different upgrade licenses that can be purchased and are summarised below:
License Name
Part
Description
Single Version Upgrades
MyCalls Single Version
Upgrade per PBX
EU000117
Required for each PBX in the MyCalls license. More
than one license is required for enterprise sites only. The
number of PBX’s can be checked in the help / about
section of MyCalls.
MyCalls Single Version
Upgrade Desktop per User
EU000120
Required for each Call Control User in the MyCalls
License. The number of call control users can be
displayed in the help / about section of MyCalls.
MyCalls Single Version
Upgrade Agents per Agent
EU000122
Required for each Concurrent User Logins (Agents) in
the MyCalls License. The number of concurrent users
can be displayed in the help / about section of MyCalls.
Any Version Upgrades
MyCalls Any Version
Upgrade per PBX
EU000118
Required for each PBX in the MyCalls license. More
than one license is required for enterprise sites only. The
number of PBX’s can be checked in the help / about
section of MyCalls.
MyCalls Any Version
Upgrade Desktop per User
EU000121
Required for each Call Control User in the MyCalls
License. The number of call control users can be
displayed in the help / about section of MyCalls.
MyCalls Any Version
Upgrade per Agent
EU000123
Required for each Concurrent User Logins (Agents) in
the MyCalls License. The number of concurrent users
can be displayed in the help / about section of MyCalls.
Before the upgrade can take place, the licenses should be installed on the SV8100, read in using the
MyCalls license manager and registered on the Kelmar website. To verify that the upgrade can take
place, click the Help / Upgrade requirements option in the MyCalls application.
If the requirement for upgrading is satisfied then in the Help / Upgrade requirements menu will return
to following message. The window will tell you if you can upgrade a single version or more than one
version.
Should there be any items missing from the licenses then the following screen will be displayed
showing you what license items are installed so you can work out what is required in order for the
upgrade to be allowed.
When the upgrade can take place, un-install the current version of MyCalls in Add and Remove
programs. You will be reminded about having sufficient licenses to allow the upgrade to go ahead.
Click yes to un-install. Once un-installed, install the new version and MyCalls will be upgraded. If any
MyCalls clients have been installed that are not network clients, they will need upgrading too.
If the upgrade requirements have not been met and MyCalls is un-installed, you will not be able to
install a new version, it will halt during the install. To apply the upgrade licenses, the original version
of MyCalls will have to be re-installed to allow the licenses to be installed.
MyCalls Desktop
MyCalls Desktop requires some extra configuration in MyCalls. As MyCalls Desktop is a CTI based
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application a BE107577, 3 Party CTI license will need to be installed on the SV8100, along with the
rd
MyCalls license. Once the license has been installed, then the 3 Party Telephony Service Provider
rd
(TSP) should be installed onto the MyCalls Server. The 3 Party TSP software is provided on the
Technical DVD along with the manual to assist installing it. It would be recommended that the TSP
should be installed on the MyCalls server PC. It is possible to install the TSP on to different PC to the
MyCalls server, instructions are provided later on in the manual.
MyCalls Desktop can be used in two different ways, either the full MyCalls application can be used or
the MyCalls Desktop application can be used. The main difference between the two is that if you use
the MyCalls application you can have access to Real Time Screens, Reports and all of the other
MyCalls features along with the call control and screen pop functionality. MyCalls Desktop only has
access to the call control and screen pop functionality. The number of users that can logon to each of
the application types are controlled via the license. Call Playback is only available in the MyCalls
application, not in the desktop application.
Any configuration changes have to be made through the MyCalls application. When the MyCalls
client is installed both of the applications are available on the PC.
MyCalls
Application
MyCalls Desktop
Application
MyCalls Desktop has the ability to perform Screen popping and is available to two levels, standard
and advanced. The standard databases are included when you buy MyCalls Desktop and if you
require access to the advanced databases, you purchase the Screen pop advanced license. Details
on which databases can be screen popped are below.
Database Type
Versions
Standard
Outlook
XP, 2003, 2007 2010

Act !
2005 – 2011

Goldmine
6.7 – 8

Maximiser
9.5 – 10.5

Microsoft CRM
4.0
Custom VB Script and
JScript integrations


Sales Force
Sage Line 50
Advanced
2006-2011


SV8100 MyCalls Desktop Programming
Some of the features that are available in MyCalls Desktop have to be enabled on the SV8100 before
they will work in MyCalls. The MyCalls features along with the related programming commands are
listed in the table below.
MyCalls Desktop
Feature
Programming Commands
Wizards / COS / Call Forward
Call Forward
Call Forward
(External)
Barge In
Wizards / COS / Call Forward Off-premise
Wizards / Trunks / Trunk to Trunk Routing /
Trunk to Trunk Transfer
Wizards / Trunks / Trunk to Trunk Routing /
Outgoing Route Setup
Wizards / COS / Barge in Initiating
Wizards / COS / Barge in Receiving
Broker
Wizards / COS / Automatic On-Hook Transfer
Paging
Wizards / Extensions / Extension Internal
Paging Group
Transfer to
voicemail
Wizards / System Numbering Plan /
Service Codes / Single Digit Code /
Voicemail Access
Comment
There are several call forward class of
service items that can be enabled /
disabled for call forwards.
Turns on call forward External.
Turns on trunk to trunk transfer.
Assign a trunk group used for trunk to
trunk transfer.
Turn on to allow an extension to Barge
in to another
Turn on to allow an extension to be
barged into.
If the broker feature is being used and
On-Hook transfer is enabled, the
desktop user clears down the call, the
two callers are transferred together. If
the broker feature is being used then
this should be disabled.
Extensions should be assigned to
paging groups before MyCalls will
be able to page
This is the code used by MyCalls
to transfer call to voicemail.
The transfer to voicemail option is configured to be 6 as a single digit option by default when the
MyCalls script is used.
When the MyCalls script is run to program the SV8100, it disables on hook transfer on the SV8100.
The reason it is disabled is that MyCalls takes responsibility for deciding if a transfer is a supervised
or blind transfer. With On Hook Transfer enabled, if a MyCalls Desktop user receives a call and
makes a call to another extension, and then cancels the call it would be transferred to the other
extension. On hook transfer can be enabled on a per class of service basis and therefore could be
enabled for non MyCalls desktop users.
Configuring MyCalls Desktop
Once the MyCalls licenses are active in the MyCalls application and the 3
running then you ready to configure MyCalls Desktop.
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Party TAPI driver is
Login to the MyCalls application as a PBX administrator and from the configure menu select
Telephone system, then expand the PBX name / expand Call Control / select Call Control then click
Configure Call Control.
From the control type drop down menu, select Generic Tapi and click Edit.
Enter the name of PC that is acting as the call control server. This is normally the same PC as the
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MyCalls server and is running the 3 Party TAPI driver. The call control service is installed by default
when a complete installation of MyCalls is carried out. If the TAPI driver is installed on a different PC
to the MyCalls server then the call control service should be installed onto that PC running TAPI.
Instructions on how install the call control service onto a different PC are provided later on in this
manual. Other configurable items are as follows:
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Outside Line Access Code - The outside line access code is the number used to seize a trunk
on the PBX
Number of internal call digits – The number of digits of extensions on the PBX. If MyCalls
dials a number of over this number of digits then the number entered in ‘Outside line access
code’ is added to the dialled number.
Auto Hang-up Calls – If this option is enabled, when a call has finished on the PBX, the phone
will return to an idle state.
Always dial these numbers externally – Any number entered here will always have the
‘Outside line access code’ added when they are dialled.
Click OK the save the changes
Users now have to be created to allow them to use call control features, in Configure / Organisation,
click create new user. When creating users, at least one PBX Administrator should be created, this
will allow a nominated user to carry out administrative functions. Enter a name for the user and set
the User Role as required and select Basic from the Call Control drop down menu. Users can be
enabled for Hot Desking, by turning this feature on, it allows a user to select which extension they will
logon to when they first logon to MyCalls. If a user is not enabled for Hot Desking then the user must
be assigned to an extension.
Users that use the same extension or are not enabled for Hot Desking should be assigned to an
extension. When users are assigned to an extension that are enabled for Hot Desking, they will be
offered to login to their default extension. To assign a user to an extension, select Configure /
Telephone System / PBX / Devices / Extensions / Create or Edit Extensions and then click the edit
button against the extension. Then click the select button next to Default User and in the select user
window, type part of the users name in the top left box and select the user. Click OK and the user is
assigned to the extension.
Repeat this procedure for each user that will need creating. Users can be created ‘en-masse’ if there
are several users to create, this can be achieved using the config import tool. Details of how to do
this are shows in the Using the Config Import Tool section of this manual.
While editing extensions, you can choose to enable an extension for Hot Desking. Extensions that
are not enabled for Hot Desking are not available for Call Control Users to logon to.
Once users have been created, they have to be put in call control groups. A call control group is
where you can allow users to use call control and define permissions for these groups. In Configure /
Telephone System / Call Control / Call Control / Create or Edit a Call Control Group.
Enter a name for the Call Control Group and then from the list of users, add them to the list included
users by clicking Add. In the lower section of the window, permissions can be configured for
members of the call control group.
Once the users have been configured, they will be able to login to the MyCalls or desktop application
and use the call control functions.
Accessing Call Control Features in the MyCalls Application
When a call control user first logs on to the MyCalls application,
, they enter their user name
and configured password. If the user if a Hot Desking User then they will be asked to choose an
extension to logon to. For the duration that the user is logged in, the calls they handle will be
assigned to that extension. You must have the appropriate user licenses to use the MyCalls
application.
From the view menu, select Call Control Toolbar.
The Call Control Toolbar allows users to perform Telephony functions such as Answer, Hand up,
Transfer, Hold etc. At the bottom of the call control toolbar, you see the status of the users extension
and how long it has been in that state. There is also a mini wallboard for the calls handled by that
extension for the day. The toolbar can be either inside the MyCalls application or placed on a user’s
desktop. To move the toolbar into the MyCalls application, drag the blue title bar and drop it in the
upper section of the MyCalls application. The remove the toolbar from MyCalls, drag the dotted line
on the far left side of the toolbar and drop it anywhere outside of MyCalls.
When the toolbar has been removed from the application, MyCalls can be minimised and the toolbar
will remain in view.
To access the call records / Un-returned calls / Actions Buttons and Address Books, click the icons in
the lower section to display them.
Accessing Call Control Features Using MyCalls Desktop
When a user first logs into MyCalls Desktop,
, they are presented with the call control toolbar.
To access the call records / Un-returned calls / Actions Buttons and Address Books, click the drop
down arrow on the options button and click Expand.
When the view is expanded then the extra menus are available in the lower section of MyCalls
Desktop.
Using Call Control Features
For information of how to use the call control features in MyCalls, please refer to the MyCalls End
User Guide.
Configuring Screen pop Interfaces
For information on configuring Screen pop interfaces, please refer to the MyCalls Screen pop
configuration guide.
Installing the Call Control Service
In circumstances where the 3 Party TAPI driver is not installed on the MyCalls Server, it is necessary
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to install the MyCalls Call control service onto the PC running the 3 Party TAPI driver. To install, the
call control service, start the MyCalls install and from the Setup Type screen, select custom and click
next.
From the list of components to install, choose only to install the call control service and step through
the rest of the installation wizard accepting the default options.
Once the installation has completed, the call control service will be active. From the MyCalls server,
enter the name of the Call Control Server PC in the TAPI Connection Configuration. That is the PC
that the call control service was installed onto. Click OK to save the changes.
Installing a Client
A MyCalls client can be installed to allow an individual to use the MyCalls application of their PC.
During the installation you are prompted to enter the name of the MyCalls server PC. Once the
installation has completed then the client will be able to use any of the functions available in the
MyCalls application. There are two types of clients that can be installed, a network client or a
standard client. A network client works by installing a small amount of components on the client PC
and then running the MyCalls application from a network share off the MyCalls server. A standard
client will install a lot more components onto the client PC and the application will be run from the
local PC.
Network Client
The main advantage with a network client is that you only need to install it once on a client. If the
MyCalls software running on the MyCalls server PC was upgraded then as the MyCalls client runs the
application from the server, the client could not need upgrading. During the installation of the MyCalls
Server, the MyCalls installation folder is shared. In a Windows Domain environment, users will need
the read and execute permission to the MyCalls share on the MyCalls server. To see if a client can
access a share, from Windows explorer, type \\servername\mycalls where servername is the name of
the MyCalls server. In the example below the server is called mycalls.
If an explorer window opens showing the contents of the share then the client can connect to the
server and share.
If an error is displayed saying there is a Logon failure then it is possible that the user trying to connect
to the share does not have the correct permissions.
To check permissions, on the MyCalls server, right click on the MyCalls folder in C:\Program
Files\NEC Infrontia and then Sharing and Security.
On the security tab, make sure the user or group that is accessing the share has the Read and
Execute permission to the share.
Start the MyCalls installation program and from the Setup Type menu, select network client and click
next.
When prompted, enter the name of the MyCalls server PC name and click next.
At the next prompt, click install to complete the installation.
The MyCalls application can now be launched using the Start Menu or a short cut is available on the
desktop.
Standard Client
Run the setup installation wizard and step through until you reach the Setup Type screen. Choose
Client and click next.
When prompted, enter the name of the MyCalls server PC name and click next.
At the next prompt, click install to complete the installation.
The MyCalls application can now be launched using the Start Menu or a short cut is available on the
desktop.
Patching
From time to time, patches may be release to enhance the performance of MyCalls. These patches
are made available from the following FTP site, ftp://ftp.neci.co.uk/mycalls/patches. The patches are
made available on a per PBX / per version of MyCalls. There is a set of instructions available online
that show you how to install the patches. Patches should be applied to the MyCalls server and any
clients.
Call Recording
MyCalls Call Recorder gives you the ability to record and playback trunk calls made on an SV8100
PBX. The call recording software can record ISDN, SIP and analogue trunk calls. For ISDN calls, a
recording unit is placed between the Network Termination Equipment (NTE) and the physical card in
the PBX. There is a USB lead on the call recording unit that is connected to a PC. As calls pass
through the call recording unit, they are streamed onto the PC and stored in a database. SIP trunk
calls are recorded by connecting a ‘mirrored port’ carrying SIP traffic to a network card in the call
recording server. The SIP trunk information presented by the mirrored port will allow the SIP trunk
information to be recorded and stored on the call recording server. Once a call has finished, it is
compressed, encrypted and stored ready for playback.
MyCalls Call Recorder gives users the ability to find and playback these recorded calls using the
MyCalls application. MyCalls version 3 has different licensable options that are available for call
recording.
P Commands /
SMDR
PRI
MyCalls PC
USB Lead
Print Server
Power/TX
Link/Rx
LPT1
LPT2
COM
Call Recorder
PSTN
Recorded
Calls
Database
MyCalls
Database
Call Recording Licensable Options
Included with the call recorder comes the standard player. Two further licenses can be purchased to
enable more features, details features are shown below.
Waveform
Display
Sound
Clips
Section
Marker
Single Call
Recording
Export
Bulk Call
Recording
Export
Volume,
Balance,
Playback
Speed
Call Audit
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Standard
Enhanced*1
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Enhanced
and Audit *2
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*1 MyCalls Enhanced Player is part number EU100021, License Code 7152
*2 MyCalls Call Playback Auditing is part number EU100022, License Code 7153. This license
requires the enhanced player to be installed.
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Background on ISDN Call Recorders
There are two types of ISDN call recorders that are available, a USB 1.1 unit and a USB 2 unit. The
instructions in this manual are for the USB 2 Unit, for information about the USB 1 unit, refer to the
SV8100 MyCalls v1 installation manual. It is not possible to use a mixture of USB 1 and 2 units on
the Sense call recording PC. To identify which version a unit is, look at the front of the call recording
unit. Note that different software is required depending on which type of unit you are installing.
The picture below shows a USB 1.1 unit. The difference between the two units is that the USB 1.1
unit has a USB connector on the front of the unit. Note the USB port on the left hand side of the unit.
The picture below is of USB 2 unit. Note that the front USB connector is blanked out and not
available.
The USB 2 unit is available in Primary rate, Basic rate and Analogue. A single primary rate unit can
support 30 ISDN channels and a Basic rate unit will support 8 Channels. Multiple units can be
connected to a PC to allow recording of many trunks.
Requirements
Recommended MyCalls Software version 3.0.0.0
Minimum Sense Call Recording Software version 2.6
Firmware version 2.4.1 (June 2010) on the call recording unit.
SV8100 System Software R5 or above.
The call recording server must be a dedicated PC for call recording. If you are recording 30 channels
or greater then MyCalls and the call recording software must be on separate PC’s. Access to the call
recording server PC should be made secure by a username and password. Limiting the number of
users that have access to the PC is also considered an extra security precaution. A maximum of 120
channels can be recorded on a single call recording server. If recording of more than 120 channels is
required, then two call recording servers can be used.
When implementing a call recording solution, consideration should be given to backing up recorded
calls. Details on how to backup recorded call are provided later in the manual. For optimum
performance of call recording the operating system of the PC and Sense should be installed on
different drives.
Minimum Hardware Specification – MyCalls and Sense on the Same PC.*
Intel Core i3 Processor
3GB RAM
Min 500GB of available Hard Disk Space
*MyCalls and Sense can only be on the same if less than 30 channels are being recorded.
Minimum Hardware Specification – Sense Only Upto 60 chanells being recorded.
Intel Core i3 Processor
3GB RAM
Min 1TB of available Hard Disk Space
Minimum Hardware Specification – Sense Only Up to 120 chanells’ being recorded.
Intel Quad Core Processor
3GB RAM
Min 1TB of available Hard Disk Space
Operating systems:
Windows XP Pro min SP2 – 32 BIT only
Windows Server 2003 SP2 – 32 BIT only
Windows Vista Business, Ultimate and Enterprise 32 BIT only
Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise 32 and 64 BIT
Windows Server 2008 – 32 and 64 BIT
Note although MyCalls in supported on Terminal Services and Hyper V, the call recording software is
not. Call playback is not supported in a thin client environment.
A sound card and speakers are required for call playback
1GB of disk space will store approximately 100 hours of call recordings, depending on requirements it
may be necessary to increase the available disk space in the PC. Recorded calls can be archived to
free up space from the PC. There must be an available USB port for each call recorder that will be
connected to the PC. The USB ports that the call recording units connect to must be USB 2 Ports
and not USB 1.1. USB web cams or USB video devices should not be connected to the same USB
controller as the call recording units. Additional USB controller cards can be installed if required.
Connecting The ISDN Call Recorder.
The call recording unit can be rack mounted, free standing or mounted in a CD ROM bay of a PC.
The patch leads connecting through the tap connector should each be no longer than 5 metres in
length. The USB lead supplied with the call recording unit is 1 metre in length. This will mean the call
recording until and PC will have to be situated near each other.
The ISDN lines are connected from the NTE into the tap connector supplied with the call recording
unit. A cable should then run from the other socket on the tap connector to the ISDN card in the PBX.
Once both are connected, calls will be able to pass through the tap connector. There are different
types of tap connectors, one for BRI and one for PRI. The PRI is black and the BRI is white, both are
clearly labelled and can only be used on their respective call recorder.
Once the lines are connected through the tap connector, there other two cables labelled in and out
should be connected to the front of the call recording unit accordingly. Securely connect the supplied
power adapter to the call recording unit and firmly connect the supplied USB lead to the rear of the
call recording unit. Connect the USB lead to the PC until before installing the call recording software.
If the operating system starts the new hardware found wizard, click cancel.
Tap Connector
PSTN
In
Out
Print Server
Power/TX
Link/Rx
LPT1
LPT2
COM
Call Recorder
Connecting an Analogue Call recorder
The Analogue call recorder has a different power supply to the other call recording units, ensure that
the correct power supply is attached to the analogue call recording box. The analogue call recorder
wiring should be connected by tapping into the line and presenting the two wires to an RJ45 socket on
the front of the call recording unit. A lead is provided that will connect from a standard LJU (BT Style)
socket to the front of the call recording unit. The BT socket is also re-presented so that the line can
be connected to a PBX.
The image below shows a standard LJU socket with the supplied lead connecting from the LJU to the
call recording unit. The socket indicated by the red arrow is the socket that can be connected to the
PBX. This will need repeating for each line that will be recorded.
Should the cables that are provided not be suitable then the two wires provided by the carrier will
need to be connected to pins 4 and 5 of an RJ45 socket that is connected to the front of the call
recording unit.
SIP Trunk Recording
SIP trunk recording doesnt require any physical hardware to be installed, it instead uses packet
sniffing technology to record calls. Both G.711 and G.729A codes are supported for SIP recording,
other codecs wont work. A port mirror from a network device carrying the SIP trunk calls has to be
connected to a network card in the call recording server. The network card in the call recording that
will perform the packet sniffing must support promiscuous mode. Promiscuous mode will allow a
network card to pass packets that are not addresed to it allowing the calls to be recorded. Depending
on the device performing the the port mirror, it may be neccesary to have a second card in the call
recording server to capture the SIP packets.
The port mirror can be placed in two different locations depending on the configuration of the network
and how the IP trunks are presented to the SV8100. If there is a dedicated internet circuit provided
for the SIP trunks, then the port mirror would be best placed on the port uplinking the router to the
LAN.
The port mirror can also be placed in-line with the IPL card of the SV8100, this will capture all traffic
passing through the IPL. The only draw back to using this method is that IP extension calls will be
recorded too. As MyCalls doesnt report on internal calls then any internal calls cant be played back
using MyCalls. This would also mean if an IP extension made a call on an SIP trunk there would be
two calls recorded.
Installing the Call Recording Software
The call recording software is referred to as the Sense Software or Call Recording software and is
supplied with each call recording package. Before you can install the software, you will need to
extract the software to the PC you intend on installing Sense onto. Begin the installation by double
clicking on one of the CallRecorder icons. Sense can be installed on a different PC to MyCalls.
If you are installing on Windows Vista or Windows 7, you may get a prompt in a window titled User
Account Control. To allow the installation to continue, click yes when prompted.
At the beginning of the install, if you are prompted to install a Hotfix for Windows Media Encoder, click
yes to install the Hotfix.
The installation will begin, click next to continue.
WinPcap is installed during the installation of the call recording software. This is a component of the
SIP recording software.
Complete the installation wizard for WinPcap and then the Sense installation will continue.
At the collecting information screen, select Install Server and Client and click Next.
On the next step of the installation wizard, there are two options to choose from, workgroup or
domain. When live calls are being recorded, they are placed in a folder called the ‘tmp’ folder on the
call recording server. Encryption can be enabled on this folder so that while calls are stored in the
tmp folder, they are encrypted. If the PC is part of a Windows Domain then the EFS certificate issued
to the tmp folder can either become randomly invalid or after 3 years of being issued expire.
During the install, if you select Workgroup then encryption of the tmp folder will be enabled. By
selecting Domain, encryption on the tmp folder will be disabled.
To prevent the possibility of any potential problems with encryption on the tmp folder, select Domain
during the install. By selecting this option, the final audio files are always encrypted before they are
available for playback. Encryption on the tmp folder can be disabled manually, details are available
later in the manual.
At the License Agreement window, read the license agreement. To continue, click ‘I accept the
license agreement’ and click next.
Enter a user name and Company and click next.
Choose a folder where the Call recording software will be installed to and click next.
At the next prompt you can select where the tmp folder is located.
The Audio Storage folder can then be selected, this is the folder where the compressed and
encrypted final audio files are stored. Typically the audio storage folder can take up large amounts of
disk space so if a separate disk has been made available for storing the audio files on, it should be
selected here.
At the backup folder prompt, click next. This is a feature of the call recording software that is not
used. With MyCalls Call Recorder backups and archiving are carried out through the MyCalls
application, not the call recording software.
At the SQL Server Root Folder screen, choose which folder the back-end MyCalls database will be
installed to. This folder is just where the Call Recording database sits, not where the audio files for
the recorded calls are stored. Select the folder as required and click next.
During the install, if an USB box is connected to the call recording server, the USB driver will be
installed. On Windows Vista and Windows 7 you will be prompted to allow the driver to be installed,
when you see the window below, click OK. On other operating systems, the driver is installed silently
without the need for any interaction.
At the Windows Security prompt, select install this driver software anyway.
Click finish at the VoIP recording screen.
Configuring SIP Trunks to Be Recorded During the Installation
If you are recording SIP trunks, you should configure the VoIP Recorder options screen. In the
network devices section, if multiple network cards are installed in the PC then the select the network
card connected to the port mirror. In Local LAN Masks, enter a LAN mask for the local network being
used multiple entries should be separated by commas. The default options, for example
10.255.255.255 will cover all devices on a 10.x.x.x network, 192.168.1.255 would cover all devices on
a 192.168.1.x network. Also in the Local LAN masks box, enter the public IP address of the internet
connection used by the IP trunks. This is usually the Public IP Address of the router connected to the
internet or the device configured as the NAPT router.
In the Media Gateway box, enter the IP address of the SV8100 and the IP address of the SIP carrier,
separate entries with a comma.
The call recording software will use these IP addresses to determine the direction of the calls. In the
example below, the port mirror is connected to the lower network card. The network card connected
to the LAN is using the following network configuration:
IP Address 10.0.0.10, Subnet 255.0.0.0, Default Gateway 10.0.0.1
Using a Local LAN Mask of 10.255.255.255 will allow communication from an address using a
10.x.x.x address. The public address that the internet connection is using is 91.85.64.251. The IP
address of the SV8100 in this setup is 10.0.0.100 and SIP carriers address is 81.200.220.123. These
are the two IP entries in the Media Gateway box. After making any changes click the save button.
To apply the changes, the VoIP recording service has to be restarted, this would mean that any VoIP
calls that are currently being recorded will not be recorded.
After the Call Recording Software has been installed, the call recording client has to be installed. The
client is the application that is used by the call recording software to view recorded calls. Choose
which folder the client should be installed to and click next.
Click finish when the installation has completed.
Now the installation has completed, calls will be recorded and stored in the call recording database. If
the PRI / BRI / Analogue boxes are being used and the USB leads were connected to the call
recorder before the software was installed then the USB drivers will have been installed automatically.
To check that the devices are installed correctly, look in device manager and under USB_NEC
Recorder make sure there is an entry for each unit that is connected.
Manually Installing the USB Driver
To install the driver manually for call recording unit, first connect the USB lead from the call recording
unit to the PC. The found New Hardware Wizard will start. Select No, not this time and click next.
Select install from a list or specific location (Advanced) and click next.
Select ‘Include this location in the search’ and click browse
Browse to the folder with contains the USB driver. The USB driver is contained in the \bin\Thesyscon
folder underneath where the call recording software was install to.
The default location is ‘C:\Program Files\NEC\NEC Recorder\bin\Thesyscon’
The folder location the driver will be installed from will be displayed. At this point click next.
The driver for the unit will then be installed.
Upon completion, click finish.
Once the installation of the USB device and recording software is complete, the USB/Serv status light
will change green. If you are connecting multiple units then you will have to repeat the procedure to
install the driver for each unit.
Using Sense
To Login to Sense, click the ‘Calls’ shortcut from the desktop of the call recording server. The default
username is ‘admin’ and password ‘callrecorder’.
When logged into Sense, you will see a list of calls that have been recorded and some details about
the calls. To playback a call using Sense, double click on the call from the list and it will be played
back. This is usually done using the MyCalls interface but it maybe neccesary to review the call list in
Sense to confirm call recording is working as expected. Its important to establish with SIP calls that
the direction of the call is correct, SIP calls can be identified as being listed with ‘Box’ number 129 and
as having a comment stating the codec used for the call. If the direction of SIP calls show incorrectly,
then it may be necessary to review the VoIP call recording configuration. Its possible to make calls
and click the refresh button in Sense, this will allow you to see live call information to verify call
recording is working. Live calls are highlighted in yellow in Sense.
Configuring Recording of SIP Trunks
During the installation, there is an option to configure VoIP Recording. To change the configuration of
the VoIP recording, you have to login to Sense and from the Tools menu, Select VoIP Options.
Infomation on how to configure the VoIP options is available in the ‘Configuring SIP Trunks to Be
Recorded During the Installation’ section of this manual. After making any changes to the
configuration, you must click the save button to apply the changes. The Sense VoIP service will
restart to apply the changes, any VoIP calls currently being recorded when the service is restarted
will not be available for call playback.
Auto Deletion of Calls
By default ‘Auto Deletion’ of calls that have not been archived or backed up is turned on inside the
Sense software. When the hard disk of where the data folder is located gets down to 10GB of disk
space remaining it will start to delete older calls from the database. This clears space for new calls on
the PC and will stop the hard disk from becoming full. If a call has been Auto deleted then it cannot
be recovered. This feature can be turned off by logging into Sense and from the Tools menu, select
Options. Type False in the value column next to ‘deleteNoneArchivedCalls’ and click OK to save the
changes. In order to apply the change from the File / Service menu in Sense, click Stop Service and
a few seconds later, click Start Service.
If the Auto Deletion is turned off then calls will have to be archived to prevent the hard disk from
becoming full. Full detail on how to carry out archiving using the MyCalls application is provided later
in this manual.
Upgrading from Older versions of Call Recording Software
To upgrade from Sense 2.3.4.737 to any other version, you will just need to extract the new version of
software that will be installed. Without un-installing the old version, start the installer of the new
version. The software will be upgraded automatically using the existing file structure.
To upgrade from older versions of Sense i.e. pre 2.3.4.737 then you will need to remove the old
software first. In Control Panel / Add and Remove Programs, remove the existing Sense applications
and then start the installation of the new software. During the installation, select the required folders
for the different areas of the application as described in the ‘Installing the Call recording software’
section of this manual.
Disabling Encryption on the ‘TMP’ Folder
When live calls are being recorded, they are stored in the ‘TMP’ folder on the call recording server.
Depending on which options are selected during the install, the TMP folder may be encrypted (further
details are available in the ‘installing the call recording software’ section of this manual. To check or
disable encryption on the TMP folder, find the Data folder and right click the ‘tmp’ folder then select
Properties. In the properties window, click the advanced button in the lower right hand section.
In the Advanced Attributes windows, un-check the ‘Encrypt contents to secure data’ option and click
OK to save the changes.
MyCalls Configuration
Before you can configure MyCalls to use call recording, you must have a call recording license
installed. On the SV8100 this is usually installed on the SV8100 and read into MyCalls. Refer to the
Licensing section of this manual for further details. The licensing is broken down into on a per trunk
and per trunk type basis. If you have 4 Analogue trunks, 8 PRI trunks and 8 SIP trunks, then trunk
types have to be correctly set in MyCalls. To look at the configured trunk types, login to MyCalls and
click Configure > Telephone System > Devices > Trunks. For each trunk number, the trunk type can
be specified using the drop down menu. SIP trunks should be specified as TCP/IP trunks.
To enable MyCalls to playback recorded calls, run the MyCalls application, if you have any users
configured you must login to the application as a PBX administrator. From the menu, click Configure /
Telephone system, select the PBX you are configuring recording, select Call Recording and click Edit
Call Recorder Configuration.
In the Edit Call Recorders window, click Add Call Recorder. By adding a recorder you are telling
MyCalls about a PC that is running the call recording software. That PC can have several recorders
attached to it.
Select Retell from the drop down menu and enter a meaningful name for the recorder then click ok.
The call recorder will be listed in the Installed Call Recorder section. In the lower Trunk Licensing
section, click the Call Recorder field next to each trunk and select the call recorder that will be
associated with that trunk. To license each trunk for call recording, you will need to enable the check
box in the licensed column. To check or change the trunk type, click Configure / Telephone System /
PBX’s / PBX / Devices / Trunks / Create or Edit. Any trunks that are not licensed will not be recorded.
Once the trunk licensing is configured, click the edit button next to the recorder that was added in
Installed Call Recorders. Enter the name of the PC that has the call recording software installed and
click Test Connection.
If the test is successful then MyCalls can communicate with the call recording database. Click ok to
clear down the message.
Click OK twice to save the call recording configuration.
Netlink and Call Recording
When MyCalls is used with Netlink, there needs to be the appropriate MyCalls licenses installed on
the SV8100. A Netlink Node license should be installed for each remote Secondary system. When
Netlink is used over a number of remote sites and call recording is required, a physical call recording
unit will have to be installed at the remote site. The call recorder and software would be installed as
normal and then MyCalls has to be configured to be aware of the remote call recorder installation. In
the call recording configuration, multiple recorders can be added to the list of installed call recorders.
Once all of the recorders have been added, you can click the edit button and configure each call
recording server. In the Trunk Licensing section, click on the drop down menu for each trunk and
assign it to the appropriate call recorder.
Configuring Call Recording Rules
To exclude certain types of calls from being recorded, click the Recording Rules button in the call
recorder configuration screen.
Extensions, DDI’s, Callers, Trunks and Users can all be included or excluded from being recorded as
required. Add devices to the selected list and choose ‘Do Not record the selected devices’ or ‘Only
record the selected extensions.’ You can also decide if to include incoming only, outgoing calls only
or both.
Call playback users and groups
By default if no users are created in MyCalls, you will be able to playback calls. Once you create any
users, you must login to the MyCalls application as a user. When creating users, an Administrator
account should be created. Any users that are created and want to play back calls, the users must be
enabled for call playback. In Configure / Organisation click create new user or edit an existing user.
To give a user the ability to playback calls, check the ‘Enable Call Playback’ box, to allow users to be
able to export call, check the ‘Enable Export of Recordings’ and click OK to save any changes.
It is also possible to setup hierarchal type permissions to allow certain users to only playback calls
from their group. In the example below, the highest level group is called group 1 and in that group,
there is a user call Supervisor. The user supervisor can playback any calls from any calls associated
to Group 2 and Group 3.
The user Group 2 Supervisor can only playback calls in the group named group 2. The same
principle applies to the user Group 3 Supervisor, it can only playback calls for users in group 3.
For the Hierarchal user structure to work correctly, the users must be assigned to extensions. To
assign a user to an extension, go to configure / telephone system and edit an extension.
Click edit against the extension you wish to assign to a user
Click the select button to choose a user. You can begin to type in the user name to lookup and
names stored in the MyCalls database. Select the user and click OK.
Playing back calls
From the view menu, select Call Records View. By default the call records view will display the last
50 calls for the current day. Calls that have been recorded will show a speaker icon meaning they
have been recorded. To play a call that has been recorded, double click the speaker icon on the call
record.
After you have double clicked the speaker, the player will load and play the call.
For further information on using the call player, refer to the MyCalls end user guide, chapter 7.
Archiving Recorded Calls
Archiving of recorded call is necessary in order to create backups of recorded calls and to prevent the
hard drive on the call recording server from becoming full when auto deletion of turned off. With
autodeletion turned off, the call recorder will keep on recording calls until there is 10GB of available
disk space remaining on the PC. When there is 10GB of disk space remaining the call recording
software will start to delete the oldest recorded calls that have been archived. If archiving has not
been configured, then when the PC gets down to 2GB of space remaining, it will stop recording. All
archiving that is carried out has to be done on a media local to the call recording server. If configured,
MyCalls can inform you via an email if the backup ever fails. Should a user attempt to playback a call
that has been archived and subsequently deleted, MyCalls will prompt for the media that it was
archived on to the be inserted. Archives can be run either manually or can be scheduled to run
automatically.
Different types of media can be used for calls to be archived on to. The media used to archive on to
should be local to the PC that is running Sense. So long as the operating system can access the
drive and perform a copy and paste to the archive drive, the archive procedure should work fine. The
purpose of these archives is to stop the hard disk from running out of space. As part of a disaster /
recovery type situation, a backup of these archives should be made and stored in a suitably secure
location.
Media
DVD RAM
Mass Storage
Device
Other removable
media solutions
Overview
Needs to have a DVD RAM drive installed. Single sided DVD RAM disks can
store up to 4.7GB of data so ideal for lower call volume. Once the disk has
been removed from the PC it can be safely stored away until needed. If the
disk is stored away correctly and safely, there is little chance of it ever
becoming damaged.
The DVD RAM drive and disks are relatively
inexpensive to buy. Copies of the archives on the DVD RAM disks can be
easily made and stored offsite.
Examples of Mass storage devices are USB Memory keys or external USB
Hard drives. The size of these volumes can be in excess of 500GB so can
hold large amounts of data. Using a device with a large storage capacity will
need to be changed less often but will increase the vulnerability of the data on
the drive. If the mass storage device should fail for any reason and the data
was not recoverable then any calls that needed to be played from this device
would be inaccessible. As you are dealing with typically larger amounts of
data it can also take longer to create off site backups.
For example a drive can sit inside a PC and archives could be carried out to a
media in that drive. Once that media is full, it can be ejected and replaced
with another. Different capacities drives can be used based upon call volume
and give a compromise in storage space between DVD RAM and a typical
Mass Storage Device.
Any archiving that takes place it always relative to the call recording server. If MyCalls and the call
recording software are on separate PC’s then the backup media should be connected to the call
recording server and not the MyCalls PC. MyCalls instructs the call recording software to perform a
backup.
Volume Names
When archives are configured to run, a backup volume name has to be entered. This backup volume
name is appended to the backup folder name that is specified. If an archive was carried out for
example for all call recordings in August 2008 then the volume name for that backup should be
identified as something like Aug08. The media that is used should be labelled as volume Aug08. If a
call that is archived on to this media and had been deleted from the Sense PC and a user requests to
play it, MyCalls will prompt for the media Aug08 to be inserted. When an archive media becomes full,
it should be removed from the Sense PC. The administrator should then get the new media ready
and decide on the new volume name. The volume name should be changed in the Backup Volume
Name section of the Backup Call Recordings configuration page. The media should be the labelled
with the new name and inserted in the Sense PC. The Maximum Volume Size can also be
configured, the Maximum Volume Size is the size a volume will grow to before its name is changed.
For example the settings show in the screenshot below would firstly backup toe:\backups\Jan08.0000
once the folder jan08.0000 reached a size of 1000MB, another folder would be created called
e:\backups\Jan08.0001 and this process will keep incrementing every time the folder reaches
1000MB in size. The purpose of this is to stop the number of files contained in the volumes becoming
too high.
Manual Call Recording Archiving Using MyCalls
A manual archive can be instigated using the MyCalls backup facility. From the Configure /
Telephone System / PBX select Call Recording and edit the call recorder configuration. From the call
recorder configuration screen, click the Recording Backup button.
In the ‘Backup Folder on Recording Server’ enter the path and folder that the backups should be
archived to. Enter a name for the Volume of the backup. Select the Start Date / Time and End Date /
Time and click the Backup button to start the backup procedure.
If any errors are encountered during the backup, they will be displayed in the MyCalls application. A
progress indicator will be displayed as the backup is carried out, to abort the backup operation, click
cancel.
Scheduled Archiving
Scheduled archiving can be used to automate the archiving procedure. To enable a scheduled
archive, select ‘Schedule a Backup of all Un-Backed up Calls’ and from the Schedule Task drop down
menu choose how often the archive should run. In the Start Time, enter the date the schedule should
run from and the time it should run at. If any errors are encountered during the archiving procedure
they will be reported in the audit login in MyCalls. An email address can be entered so that when any
errors are generated, they can be emailed out to the backup administrator. In order for the email
notifications to work the Email Server Settings should be configured in the Configure / System
Settings / Email Server menu.
After setting up any scheduled backups, click ok twice to save the new configuration. Once a media
is replaced, it is good practice to change the backup volume name in the in the call recording
configuration.
Exact Channel Mapping
MyCalls uses a best effort matching system to tag calls in the recorded calls database with calls in the
MyCalls database. In some circumstances MyCalls cannot guarantee to correctly match the correct
call in the two databases. In order to get around this problem Exact Channel Mapping can be used.
Exact Channel Mapping is recommended for sites that take a large number of calls on one particular
DDI or where multiple Call Recording units are used. Exact Channel Mapping works by each trunk
number in MyCalls being mapped to its corresponding ISDN channel number. Where multiple call
recording units are being used, each unit must be given a unique ID (CSID.) Where exact channel
mapping is used and configured correctly, the match rate will be 100% accurate. If it is incorrectly
setup all calls will be incorrectly matched.
Single PRI Unit
When a single PRI unit is being used you need to assign a Unit ID, Port number and Channel Number
to a Trunk Number in MyCalls. Unless multiple units are being used, the unit ID will always be 0. The
port number is always the same as the channel number.
With Primary Rate ISDN the Channel Numbers run sequentially from 0-29, channel 0 will be trunk 1,
channel 1 will be trunk 2 and so on.
In MyCalls go to the Configure / Telephone System / Edit PBX and edit the Call Recorder
configuration.
Click the Assign button next to trunk 1 and assign Unit ID to port 0 and channel 1.
The following table shows how to configure the other trunks.
SV8100 Trunk
Number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Unit ID
Port
ISDN Channel
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
Configure all the trunks as required and click OK to save the changes to the recorder configuration,
then OK to save the changes to the PBX configuration. Once configured, you should make a call on
each trunk to make sure the exact Channel Mapping is working as expected.
Single BRI Unit
The same concept applies to Basic rate, with a single BRI unit to assign a Unit ID, Port number and
Channel Number to a Trunk Number in MyCalls. Unless multiple units are being used, the unit ID will
always be 0. The port number is always the same as the channel number.
With Basic Rate ISDN the Channel Numbers run sequentially from 0-7, channel 0 will be trunk 1,
channel 1 will be trunk 2 and so on.
SV8100 Trunk
Number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Unit ID
Port
ISDN Channel
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Single Analogue Unit
Assuming the trunk numbers run sequentially from 1-8 then the channel mapping would be configured
as follows.
SV8100 Trunk
Number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Unit ID
Port
Channel
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
SIP Trunk Call Recording
In order to use channel mapping with SIP Trunk call recording, you must have SV8100 R4 software or
above installed on the SV8100. Slightly different to the way channel mapping works on SIP
recording, when a call SIP call is made, the trunk number that the call is made on is stored in the
Sense database. MyCalls can then match calls using the trunk number is was made on. SIP calls
always has a fixed Unit ID of 129 that cant be changed. If many SIP trunks are connected to one call
recording PC then then unit ID will always be 129 and the Port and Channel will always be the same
as the trunk number. Some examples are shown below:
SV8100 Trunk
Number
1
2
50
51
140
141
Unit ID
Port
Channel
129
129
129
129
129
129
1
2
50
51
140
141
1
2
50
51
140
141
Multiple Units
When using multiple units, the same concept applies to the Channel Mapping for each trunk on the
PBX. The only difference is each Call Recording unit must be given a unique ID; this would usually
be 0, 1, 2, or 3 as applicable. By default each unit comes with unit ID 0. The following procedure
describes how to change the ID of a Call Recording unit.
1. Unplug the USB leads for all Call Recording units and plug in the unit that you want to set the
ID on.
2. Leaving the lines connected through the TAP connector, disconnect the ‘In’ and ‘Out’
connectors from the front of the call recording unit.
3. Browse into the Sense installation folder and then into the ‘BIN’ sub folder. In there, double
click the ‘Stop Service’ shortcut. A black window will appear and then automatically close
down when the service is stopped.
4. In the ‘BIN’ folder, double click on the VPS application to view the current CSID, type in ‘show’
and press enter
5. Scroll up in the Windows looking under the system information and look at the line starting
106. The value to the right is the current CSID.
6. To change the CSID, type “set 106 n’ where n is the ID you wish to assign to the unit.
7. Type ‘store’ to save the new CSID in the unit.
8. In order for the new ID to become active, the unit has to be rebooted. To reboot the unit
either type reset and press enter or re-power the unit.
9. While the unit powers up again, reconnect the ‘In’ and ‘Out’ sockets on the front of the call
recording unit.
10. Repeat this procedure for each call recording unit that you need to configure.
11. When finished, plug in all the units and double click the ‘Start Service’ shortcut in the ‘BIN’
folder.
Multiple PRI Units
A maximum of 4 PRI units can be installed with MCCR. Each unit must be given a unique CSID’s
from 0-3. This example assumes the PBX has 4 primary rate cards installed with the trunk numbers
running sequentially from 1-120
SV8100 Trunk
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
Unit ID
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Port
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Channel
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
Multiple Analogue / BRI Units
A maximum of 6 BRI or 6 Analogue units can be installed with MCCR. Each unit must be given a
unique CSID’s from 0-5. This example is for the first 3 units and it assumes that the trunk numbers
running sequentially from 1-24.
SV8100 Trunk
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Unit ID
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Port
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Channel
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Firmware on the Call Recording Box
Sense Version 2.4.1 and above requires the firmware 2.4.1 dated June 2010 to be installed on the
call recording unit. If the firmware on the box is older than 2.4.1 / June 2010 then it can be upgraded.
Checking The Firmware Version
To establish what firmware a recorder is running, on the call recording server the locate the \bin folder
and double click the ‘Stop Service’ icon a black window will appear and then close down. Now double
click the vps.exe icon, a black window will appear and the firmware version is displayed in the lower
section of the vps window. If the date is older than Jun 11 2010 then the firmware on the box should
be upgraded.
If the firmware version is from any date in 2008, then it’s not possible to upgrade the firmware on the
box and it should be returned to NEC using the normal returns procedure. A replacement box will be
made available that will have the 2.4.1 / June 11 2010 firmware already installed.
If there are multiple units attached to a PC then the firmware version for each box should be checked
individually. To select a box, type ‘SDD 0’ to select the first box detected by the PC, you will see a
confirmation in the lower section of the vps window that you are on box 0. To view the firmware
version on the box, type ‘reset’ and press enter, the box will restart and the firmware version will be
displayed.
To switch to the next box, type ‘SDD 1’ the box can be restarted in the same way to see the firmware
version running on the box. The SDD number can be incremented by 1 each time to check the
firmware version on each box connected to the PC. On a PC with 4 call recorders connected to it, the
firmware would have to be checked for SDD 0, SDD 1, SDD 2 and SDD 3.
Upgrading the Firmware
To upgrade the firmware where you have a single call recording unit, there should be a file called
firmware.bin in c:\ on the PC running the call recording software. When the sense software is
unzipped there a copy of the firmware file in the c:\sense2.4.1 folder, the file is called
firmware2.4.1.110610.bin, this should be renamed to firmware.bin and copied to c:\ . When the
firmware file is correctly named and in c:\, then type ‘burn’ in the vps window. The upgrade will now
commence and takes around 1 minute, once completed, you will see ’Download succeeded’ in the
vps window.
Once you see the Download Succeeded message type ‘reset’ and press enter to reset the box. As
the box boots up, you will see the new firmware version displayed in the vps window. If you have
multiple boxes each box has to be upgraded in turn. To select the first box, type SDD 0 and upgrade
the firmware as above. Once upgraded, select the next box by typing ‘SDD 1’ and carry out the
upgrade procedure. Repeat this for each box by incrementing the SDD for each box a required.
Once all boxes have been upgraded, double click the start service icon from the \bin folder
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