Billable Accounts. Select Customer from the Left Navigation and Add a New Customer. This is your billing entity. You can configure the account as pre-‐paid or. The Asterisk A2Billing Calling-Card-Platform A guide to the basics of using A2Billing the asterisk Handbook (). Maual. Contribute to eluizbr/Manual development by creating an account on GitHub.
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When the system is first installed, the default usernames passwords are: Generate Voucher Generate vouchers is to bulk create a number of vouchers, which may be printed and sold to customers. Add Offer Package Add a new package.
Show mail template displays the templates currently created. View invoices show a history of previously prepared invoices as well as their status in terms of Sent and paid. The DNID can be set to an individual number to always choose this rate card when the number matches. More information on individual fields can be gleaned from the list or create customer screens.
When that number is called, it is pre-programmed to call back the customer on a pre-defined number. The remaining fields are filled in with carrier cost, retail cost, minimum duration and minimum billing interval. The rate card section is used for defining rates and tariffs. When a SIP friend is created, it is necessary to reload the settings on Asterisk.
DDI billing is shown in the list Billing can be edited or deleted here, and is related to the extra charges list.
Manually adding customer payment in A2Billing
This mmanual lists the trunks already created in the system. Call Report This provides a customisable call report for all calls along with costs and margins.
Therefore a rate-card must be created before the Call Plan, and then added to the group. Create voucher gives the administrator the ability to create one single voucher.
A2Billing also supports Authorise. Add Administrator allows you to add an administrator with access to the whole system.
Rate-Card Simulator The rate-card simulator allows the rates to be checked without making any calls, so that the rate you intended to charge is indeed the charge that is made. However, to limit the liability and debt risk, a credit limit can be set-up within the system, which if exceeded; the customer will be able to make no more calls.
Linux distributions are available from a number of sources e. Invoices have been much inproved in this version of A2Billing. The file manager system is to allow uploading of sound files, either in terms of prompts or music on hold.
Examples of where this may be appropriate is with say text based callback, where the number to call is texted to the a text service provider, and they convert that into a URL and send it to the A2Billing Platform. The purpose of each parameter is described in the book, Asterisk, The Future of Telephony, as well as in the www. It is possible to filter on the basis of the card number.
The second way is the more generally acccepted way of billing for calls. Auto refill is enabled against the customer, and when the customer reaches minimum balance, the card will be topped up to the value of the initial balance. Add recurring Service The various options to apply a charge to a card are mwnual documented within the screen. It also lists statistics on callbacks. For instance, it is generally cheaper to recieve a call on a mobile phone when roaming abroad than to make a call.
A button has been added to update the a22billing list, and a cron job can be created to automatically update the currencies as often as you wish. New mail templates can be created. Customers previously created are listed here. Calls can be filtered by using the analysis tools at the top of the page.
Documentation (Admin) | A2Billing
The trigger point to send a low balance email is set in a2billing. The SIP client needs to be given the address of the platform, the username is the card number, and the password is the password found in list customers.
Administrators can be edited and deleted. This list the usernames and passwords of sub administrators who have been added to the system, with restricted access.
If the call times out or fails in some way, a second destination can be added with a different destination, and the the priority sets the order in which the calls are made. The management interface allows the system to be configured. Invoices Customer View invoices by customer in the format that they will be sent out.
More control over the rates charged can be enabled by editing a setting in a2billing. If the dialled digits do not match an entry in the rate card attached to the customer, then the call cannot be terminated.
Manually adding customer payment in A2Billing
Create New Rate-Card Create a new rate card, that is listed in the screen above. The customer can set up their own speed dials via their web interface, or they can be set up in the administrator screens. RateCard Introduction The rate card section is used for defining rates and tariffs. The size and specification of the PC will be based on the number of concurrent calls that are expected to pass through the platform, and the codecs chosen by the calling card operator.
A2Billing can be integrated with an existing E-Commerce product, so that customers can be created through that interface rather than through A2Billing.
Add Destination New Destinations are added here on behalf of the customer.